March 5, 2008
CollegeBaseballInsider.com National Player of the Week
Scott Gorgen (Concord, Calif.)
UC Irvine junior pitcher
Gorgen blanked San Francisco on one hit, the first of three shutouts for the
Anteaters against the Dons in the series. In recording his seventh career
complete game, Gorgen struck out a career-high 12, including five of the first
six batters. The right-hander faced just two over the minimum. Gorgen extended
his scoreless inning streak to 15.
Regional Players of the Week
Sean Black (Mt. Laurel, N.J.)
Seton Hall sophomore pitcher
Black pitched a complete game for the Pirates at Richmond,
allowing one hit in seven innings in the second game of Saturday’s doubleheader.
Black was perfect through 5.2 innings, surrendering a pinch-hit single in the
bottom of the sixth. The right-hander finished with a career-high 13 strikeouts.
Nick McCully (Lakeland, Fla.)
Coastal Carolina sophomore
McCully recorded a win and a save in two appearances last week. The right-hander
fanned two in earning a save in the Chanticleers’ 4-2 win over Marshall on
Friday. McCully started Sunday’s game against George Mason and allowed a bunt
single and a walk in seven innings with nine strikeouts, a career-high.
Barry Bowden (Vidalia, La.)
Southern Miss senior pitcher
Bowden threw a complete-game two-hit shutout in the Golden Eagles 6-0 victory
over No. 25 Louisiana-Lafayette on Friday. The senior righty (2-0, 0.63 ERA)
retired the final 13 batters he faced and 26 of the final 27 batters. He also
tied a career high with 10 strikeouts in his fourth career complete game.
UNLV junior third baseman
Scruggs batted .667 (14 for 21) with three homers, two doubles, a triple, 10 RBI
and nine runs last week, including a 5-for-5 performance in the Rebels' 21-5
victory over Maine. Scruggs hit three home runs, drove in seven, and scored five
times in Saturday's lopsided defeat of the Black Bears.
regional players of the week are chosen based on their conference affiliation.
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