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Verizon WAC Baseball Players of the Week Announced
Courtesy: WAC
DENVER – New Mexico State’s Bryan Karraker and Louisiana Tech’s Caleb Dudley have been named the Verizon Western Athletic Conference Baseball Hitter and Pitcher of the Week, respectively, for April 25 – May 1.

Karraker, a junior from Phoenix, Ariz. (Pinnacle HS), hit .636 (7-for-11) with seven runs scored, two RBI, two doubles and was walked twice as New Mexico State went 3-1 in a four-game series at Seattle. Karraker finished the week with a .692 on base percentage. In game two of the series, Karraker went 3-for-3 with a double and a season-high four runs scored. In the series finale, he went 3-for-4 with two runs scored and two RBI to help the Aggies post their 30th win of the season.

Dudley, a sophomore from Texarkana, Texas (Texas HS), held his opponents to a .158 batting average while picking up two save and a win in relief to clinch Louisiana Tech’s first series win against Nevada since 2006. With his eighth save of the season, Dudley moved into a three-way tie for second place on the single-season saves list at Tech. In 5.0 innings of work, Dudley gave up only three hits and didn’t allow a single run. Dudley’s eight saves are the most since Matt Buckle recorded nine saves for Tech and established the school record during the 2000 season. Dudley has a WAC-best 23 appearances this season.

The other hitter of the week nominations
: Fresno State junior Brennan Gowens … Hawai‘i senior Sean Montplaisir … Louisiana Tech junior Kyle Roliard … Nevada senior Brian Barnett.

The other pitcher of the week nominations : Fresno State junior Taylor Garrison … Hawai‘i freshman Jarrett Arakawa … Nevada senior Mark Joukoff … New Mexico State sophomore Ryan Beck … Sacramento State senior Brandon Sandoval ... San Jose State junior Andy Hennessey.
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Grand Canyon
19-7
32-22
Seattle U
19-8
31-27
Bakersfield
17-9-1
36-22-1
Sacramento State
16-11
33-27
North Dakota
16-11
24-27
Utah Valley
15-12
20-34
Northern Colorado
12-15
16-32
New Mexico State
7-19-1
11-38-1
Chicago State
6-19-1
13-40-1
Texas-Pan American
5-21-1
20-31-1
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