March 26, 2008 National Player of the Week


Mike McKenna (Delray Beach, Fla.)

Florida Atlantic senior outfielder


McKenna batted .545 (12-22) in six victories for the Owls with seven home runs and 19 RBI. He went deep three times in FAU’s opening game of its Sun Belt series with Middle Tennessee, going 4 for 5 and driving in seven. McKenna started the week by smacking two home runs and knocking in five against Cornell.



Regional Players of the Week



Duane Herr (Glen Burnie, Md.)

Towson junior pitcher


Herr went the distance on a four-hit shutout as the Tigers blanked the Hofstra Pride 6-0 on Sunday to complete the three-game sweep of their Colonial Athletic Association series. Herr walked one and fanned five. He only needed 108 pitches to register the first Towson complete-game shutout since 2005.



Bryan Woodall (Phenix City, Ala.)

Auburn junior pitcher


Woodall relieved in all four Auburn games last week and recorded saves in the team’s three victories. He notched his fourth save on Tuesday at Troy. Woodall got a double-play ball in the eighth and fanned three in the ninth of Friday’s SEC win over Kentucky. He worked the final inning of Saturday’s victory over the Wildcats.



Aaron Crow (Wakarusa, Kan.)

Missouri junior pitcher


Crow pitched his second consecutive complete-game shutout in a 7-0 win over nationally-ranked Baylor. The right-hander recorded 10 strikeouts and allowed three hits and three walks. Crow retired the final eight hitters, including the last five by strikeout. He extended his scoreless-inning streak to 25.2.



Marcus McKimmy (Yakima, Wash.)

Gonzaga senior infielder


McKimmy had four multi-hit games last week as the Bulldogs posted a 5-1 mark. He batted .423 (11-26) in six games with four doubles, one homer, eight runs and 13 RBI. In Game 1 of a doubleheader sweep over Sacramento State, McKimmy knocked in five and stole two bases.


Note - regional players of the week are chosen based on their conference affiliation. To see our list of regions, click here.