Verizon WAC Baseball Players of the Week Announced
Starkes, a senior from Athens, Texas (NEO A&M), helped the Aggies to a four-game series sweep against Binghamton. Starkes hit .533 (8-of-15) in four games with a double, a home run and eight RBI. He walked four times and struck out only once. He also scored nine runs and was a perfect 3-for-3 on stolen base attempts.
Gonzalez, a senior from San Bruno, Calif. (Skyline CC), earned his fifth win of the year on Friday against San Diego. Gonzalez struck out 10 batters in 7.0 innings of work. He limited the Toreros to one hit and two walks. He shutout San Diego through seven innings for a weekend ERA of 0.00. He now leads Fresno State with 45 strikeouts and a 0.90 ERA this season.
The other hitter of the week nominations : Fresno State senior Danny Muno … Hawai‘i junior Michael Blake … Louisiana Tech sophomore Austin Hedges … Nevada junior Nick Melino.
The other pitcher of the week nominations : Hawai‘i junior Matt Sisto … Louisiana Tech senior Mike LeBreton … Nevada sophomore Tom Jameson … New Mexico State sophomore Riley Bevill.