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WCC Announces Rawlings Baseball Player and Pitcher of the Week Honors

Feb. 24, 2014

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SAN BRUNO, Calif. --  The West Coast Conference has named its Rawlings Baseball Pitcher and Player of the Week for February 24, 2014.  

WEST COAST CONFERENCE RAWLINGS PITCHER OF THE WEEK
HOUSTON HIBBERD, SR., RHP, SAN FRANCISCO
Hibberd came out of the bullpen in extra innings and went 7.1 no-hit innings at No. 2 Cal State Fullerton and took the win as San Francisco beat the Titans 6-5 in 19 innings. It was the longest outing of his career. 

The righthander came on in the 11th inning and allowed just one base runner and struck out six Titans. He collected nine groundouts and seven flyouts as the Dons took the series opener at CSU Fullerton. 

Also nominated: Corey Miller, Pepperdine; Cameron Neff, Saint Mary's; Louie Lechich, San Diego; D.J. Zapata, Santa Clara  

2014 WCC RAWLINGS PITCHER OF THE WEEK
Feb. 17: Andrew Sopko, Gonzaga
Feb. 24: Houston Hibberd, San Francisco

WEST COAST CONFERENCE RAWLINGS PLAYER OF THE WEEK
GREG HARISIS, SR., OF, SANTA CLARA
Greg Harisis earned Irish Baseball Classic MVP honors with a stat line of 9-for-19 with three RBIs, seven runs scored, two doubles, one home run and an outfield assist as the Broncos went 4-0 last week. Three of Santa Clara's four victories were one-run wins, and Harisis either scored or drove in six of the 13 combined runs in those three games.  

In a 16-3 win over University of the Incarnate Word Feb. 21, the senior from Yorba Linda, Calif. went 4-for-5 with an RBI and three runs scored. The Broncos swept the tournament (4-0), beating Notre Dame twice (2-1, 8-7) and took a 3-2 win against Gonzaga. 

Also nominated: Aaron Brown, Pepperdine; Anthony Gonsolin, Saint Mary's; Mitchell Gunsolus, Gonzaga; Connor Joe, San Diego; Tyler Sullivan, Pacific; Bradley Zimmer, San Francisco  

2014 WCC RAWLINGS PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Feb. 17: Brett Sullivan, Pacific
Feb. 24: Greg Harisis, Santa Clara