WAC Baseball Players of the Week Announced
Rockett, a senior from Sugar Land, Texas (Austin HS), helped the Roadrunners to a 4-0 record last week with wins over Texas-Pan American, Nebraska-Omaha, Penn State and Stephen F. Austin. Rockett hit .538 (7-for-13) over the four games. He posted a pair of doubles, a home run, three RBI, two runs, a walk and a stolen base. Rockett has reached base successfully in all 12 games this season. He went 3-for-4 with a home run and two RBI in UTSA’s 5-0 win over Nebraska-Omaha last Friday. He followed up that performance with three hits, including a double and an RBI against Penn State. He also went 1-for-2 with a double against Stephen F. Austin on Sunday. His 12 total bases translated to a .923 slugging percentage and he reached base at a .571 clip last week. Rockett continues to lead the WAC in multiple offensive categories, including batting average at .553.
Black, a sophomore from Allen, Texas (Allen HS), pitched a complete game 7.0 inning shutout win in a 13-0 victory over Northern Kentucky last week. Black gave up only one hit and allowed just four base runners in the shutout victory. He also tallied 10 strikeouts and only walked three against 25 batters faced.
The other hitter of the week nominations: CSU Bakersfield senior infielder Dylan Christensen … Louisiana Tech junior infielder Tyler Ervine … Seattle U senior outfielder Sean Narby … UT Arlington sophomore infielder Ryan Walker … Texas State sophomore infielder Garrett Mattlage.
The other pitcher of the week nominations: Louisiana Tech sophomore Phil Maton … New Mexico State senior Ryan Beck … Sacramento State senior Tyler Hoelzen … Seattle U sophomore Kyle Doyle … UTSA freshman Brock Hartson.