April 2, 2008

CollegeBaseballInsider.com National Player of the Week


Joey Haug (Holt, Mo.)

Coastal Carolina senior pitcher


Haug contributed to all three Chanticleer victories last week with a win and two saves. He pitched the final 3.2 innings in a 5-1 win against The Citadel with three strikeouts. He fanned 10 in 5.1 innings at Liberty on Friday to earn an extra-inning win. Haug pitched the final inning of Sunday’s win over the Flames to earn his second save of the week.


Regional Players of the Week



Justin Bour (Centreville, Va.)

George Mason sophomore first baseman


Bour batted .538 (14-26) in six home games last week with three homers, six runs and 13 RBI. He started his week with four hits against Maryland. Bour had two homers and drove in seven in a win over Liberty. In a three-game set with Old Dominion, he had five hits with a homer, three runs and six RBI.



Brandon McClurg (Hendersonville, Tenn.)

Lipscomb junior pitcher


McClurg tossed a no-hitter on Saturday against Kennesaw State in an Atlantic Sun contest. McClurg struck out a season-high 10. He needed 113 pitches to record the first no-no in the Atlantic Sun in two years. McClurg won his third straight start, with 28 strikeouts in 23 innings with a 0.78 ERA.



Nick Kirk (Dubuque, Iowa)

Northern Iowa junior pitcher


Kirk threw the program’s first Division I no-hitter on Friday against Evansville in the Missouri Valley Conference opener for the Panthers. Kirk allowed two base-runners, one reaching on a walk and one on an error. Kirk struck out 15, including eight straight from the first through third innings.



Josh Romanski (Corona, Calif.)

San Diego junior pitcher


Romanski registered a no-hitter last Monday against visiting Harvard. The left-hander allowed one base-runner in the contest when he hit a batter in the fifth. Romanski struck out eight, a season high, in the 12-0 victory. Romanski also homered in the seventh to complete the scoring for the Toreros.



Alan Ahmady (Fresno, Calif.)

Fresno State sophomore first baseman


Ahmady batted .583 in six games with 14 hits, eight runs, six doubles, three homers and 14 RBI in a 5-1 week for the Bulldogs. In a four-game WAC series against Nevada, Ahmady hit .600 with three home runs and 10 RBI as Fresno State took three of four from the Wolf Pack.


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