NWC Baseball Pitching - Apr. 10-16, 2017

NWC Baseball Pitching - Apr. 10-16, 2017

Baseball Pitcher Student-Athlete of the Week – April 10-16, 2017

 

RILEY NEWMAN, Linfield

Senior, RHP, Salem, Ore. / West Salem HS

 

Newman dominated in two wins, posting a 0.64 ERA with 13 strikeouts, two walks and six hits allowed in 14.0 innings.  He threw 5.0 innings of shutout relief to get a 5-1 win over Puget Sound on Tuesday in which he allowed two hits with six strikeouts and a walk. In a 4-1 complete game at Whitman on Saturday that clinched the NWC title, he struck out seven and walked one while scattering four hits in 9.0 innings.

 

Honorable Mention:

Tanner Williams, Pacific Lutheran (Jr, RHP, Buckley, Wash.)

Benjamin Whitten, Willamette (Fr, RHP, Danville, Calif.)

Darren Crosby, Whitworth (Fr, RHP, Corvallis, Ore.)

Dustin Wells, George Fox (Sr, LHP, Glendale, Ariz.)

Robert Reaser, Lewis & Clark (So, RHP, Phoenix, Ariz.)

Eric Ma, Whitman (Fr, RHP, La Crescenta, Calif.)

Merle Rowan-Kennedy, Puget Sound (Jr, RHP, Seattle, Wash.)

 

Previous Honorees:

Ben Whitten, Wil (2/6); Spencer Backstrom, Pac (2/13); Chad Gideon, PL (2/20); Eric Ma, Whm (2/27); Matt Steindorf, Wil (3/6); Cason Cunningham, Lin (3/13); Brandon Nelson, Wil (3/20); Paul Wolfram, Pac (3/27); Dawson Enright, Wil (4/3); Cason Cunningham, Lin (4/10)