April 14, 2010
CollegeBaseballInsider.com National Players of the Week
Dan Sherwood (Richfield, Ohio)
Toledo junior outfielder
Sherwood went 10 for 17 (.588) with four homers, 10 runs and 17
RBI in five games, all victories. He hit safely in all five contests with a
slugging percentage of 1.647 and an on-base percentage of .682. Sherwood went 5
for 5 with a homer, four runs and seven RBI on Saturday in the second game of a
MAC doubleheader at Buffalo.
Chris Patterson (Laurinburg, N.C.)
Appalachian State senior right-hander
Patterson recorded a win and three saves in four appearances,
with three hits in 5.2 scoreless innings with 13 strikeouts. He fanned four of
six batters faced in a 3-2 win over North Carolina A&T. He saved all three games
of a Southern Conference series with Davidson, including seven strikeouts in two
innings on Saturday.
Regional Players of the Week
Steve McQuail (Wantagh, N.Y.)
Canisius junior infielder
McQuail hit .563 (9 for 16) with two doubles, three homers, 10
runs and 15 RBI in five victories. He homered twice in the nightcap of
Saturday’s doubleheader and had 14 RBI in a three-game MAAC series at Saint
Peter’s. McQuail had a tie-breaking grand slam Sunday against the Peacocks.
Robert Gruber (Atlanta, Ga.)
Yale senior right-hander
Gruber earned three wins in relief, allowing three hits in 5.2
scoreless innings with one walk and three strikeouts. Gruber inherited four
runners in scoring position and none scored. He allowed one hit in 3.1 innings
against Sacred Heart. Gruber got two outs in extra innings vs. Cornell and went
1.2 innings vs. Princeton.
Greg Angelo (Quakertown, Pa.)
Lehigh senior left-hander
Angelo pitched a no-hitter in the opener of Sunday’s Patriot
League doubleheader against Lafayette, helping the Mountain Hawks to a four-game
sweep. Angelo allowed one walk in seven scoreless innings with four strikeouts.
A second Leopard reached on an error. It was the first no-hitter for Lehigh
Jacob Tanis (Peachtree City, Ga.)
Mercer sophomore third baseman
Tanis went 8 for 23 (.348) with six home runs and 13 RBI in five
games for the Bears. He set career highs with three home runs and seven RBI in a
15-4 win over Savannah State on Wednesday. Tanis belted three dingers in an
A-Sun series against Stetson, including a pair in the opener of Saturday’s
Zach Osborne (Houston, Texas)
Louisiana-Lafayette senior right-hander
Osborne tossed a one-hit shutout in the opener of a Sun Belt
series with Troy. Osborne allowed a single in the third, the lone hit of the
contest. He walked one, hit two batters and struck out seven. Osborne pitched
his third complete game of the season and lowered his ERA by 40 points to 2.25.
Matt Kole (Franklin, Tenn.)
Austin Peay senior utility
Kole went 9 for 18 (.500) with four doubles, three homers, four
runs and 14 RBI in five contests. He went 5 for 5 with three doubles, a home run
and five RBI in a win over Memphis. Kole had two hits, including a dinger, and
drove in four in the OVC series finale with Eastern Kentucky.
Alex Wimmers (Cincinnati, Ohio)
Ohio State junior right-hander
Wimmers went the distance in a 7-1 Big Ten win over defending
champion Indiana on Friday with six hits and no walks. Wimmers fanned 14,
matching the highest total for a Big Ten hurler in 2010. He was one strikeout
away from his career high. Wimmers reached double-figure strikeouts for the
ninth time in 23 career starts.
Zack MacPhee (Phoenix, Ariz.)
Arizona State sophomore second baseman
MacPhee hit .545 (12 for 22) with three home runs, one triple,
eight runs and 13 RBI in five games. He walked three times, stole two bases and
posted a slugging percentage of 1.045. MacPhee went deep in each of the three
games of the Pac-10 series at Washington State. His triple came in a mid-week
win over USD.
Greg Gonzalez (San Bruno, Calif.)
Fresno State junior right-hander
Gonzalez made the most of his first career start for the
Bulldogs, tossing a no-hitter in WAC action at Hawaii. Gonzalez walked two in
seven innings and matched his career high with seven strikeouts to record the
seventh no-hitter in Fresno State history. It was his longest outing of the
regional players of the week are chosen based on their conference affiliation.
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