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Verizon WAC Baseball Players of the Week Announced
Courtesy: WAC
DENVER – New Mexico State first baseman Tanner Rust and Fresno State pitcher Cody Kendall have been named the Verizon Western Athletic Conference Baseball Hitter and Pitcher of the Week, respectively, for May 14-20.

Rust, a sophomore from Lakeside, Calif. (El Capitan HS), hit .500 (10-for-20) with five runs scored, two doubles, a triple, a home run, five RBI and one walks as the Aggies went 4-1 on the week with a win over CSU Bakersfield and a three-game series sweep at San Jose State. Rust had 43 putouts, three assists and only one error on defense through his five games last week. In a 12-10 loss at rival New Mexico, Rust went 3-for-5 at the plate with his first home run of the season. He also picked up two RBI at New Mexico. Rust recorded a sacrifice fly in game two at San Jose State to secure a 4-2 win over the Spartans. Rust then finished the week leading the Aggie offense going 4-for-4 at the plate with a triple, three runs scored and two RBI as the Aggies won their regular-season finale 15-2 at SJSU.

Kendall, a senior from Clovis, Calif. (Clovis East HS), pitched a seven-inning run-rule 12-2 victory over Louisiana Tech last week. Kendall came in the game to relieve injured starter Tyler Linehan, who faced only the lead-off batter of the game. Kendal tossed seven strikeouts in 7.0 innings of work without walking a batter. He also allowed no earned runs.

The other hitter of the week nominations: Fresno State senior designated hitter Kenneth Wise … Hawai‘i junior outfielder Breland Almadova … Louisiana Tech junior third baseman Taylor Terrasas.

The other pitcher of the week nominations: Hawai‘i sophomore Jarrett Arakawa … Louisiana Tech freshman Phil Maton … Nevada sophomore Bradey Shipley … New Mexico State junior Adam Mott.
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