March 9, 2011 National Players of the Week


National Player

Anthony Trajano (Moreno Valley, Calif.)

Cal State Fullerton junior infielder


Trajano accounted for half of Fullerton’s 24 runs, batting .462 with five runs and seven RBI. He either scored or drove in the game-winner in all four victories for the Titans. Trajano scored the game-winner against LMU on Tuesday as well as against USC on Saturday and Sunday. He drove in the deciding run against the Trojans on Friday.



National Pitcher

Kyle Fitzpatrick (Tallahassee, Fla.)

FIU junior right-hander


Fitzpatrick pitched a nine-inning no-hitter against Northeastern on Wednesday, walking one and striking out five in the 4-0 decision. He faced one over the minimum and retired 16 straight during one stretch. It was the first no-hitter for the Panthers since 2001 and first nine-inning no-no since 1979.



Regional Players of the Week


Northeast Player

Rand Ravnaas (Fort Worth, Texas)

Georgetown junior outfielder


Ravnaas hit .571 (8 for 14) this past week with two doubles, two homers, six runs and six RBI as the Hoyas recorded three wins. He was 3 for 4 with a dinger, two runs and two RBI against George Washington. Ravnaas had three hits against Maine with two runs and had a dinger against Penn with two runs and three RBI.



Northeast Pitcher

Keith Bilodeau (Bourne, Mass.)

Maine junior right-hander


Bilodeau went 1-0 in two starts, with 18 strikeouts in 15 innings. He tossed eight scoreless innings Monday in a 6-0 win at Stetson, allowing four hits with a career-high 10 punchouts. Bilodeau worked seven innings with eight strikeouts on Sunday at Rollins. He did not figure in the decision, a 5-4 win for the Black Bears.



Southeast Player

Kyle Robinson (Boca Raton, Fla.)

Arkansas senior outfielder/first baseman


Robinson went 9 for 19 (.474) in five games with three homers, nine runs and 13 RBI. He posted a slugging percentage of .947 and on-base percentage of .542. Robinson also was 3 for 3 on stolen bases. He blasted a grand slam against McNeese State and had a game-winning two-run homer against Milwaukee.


Southeast Pitcher

Chris Lamb (Berkeley, Calif.)

Davidson junior left-hander


In the Southern Conference opener against Furman, Lamb registered his first complete game of the season. He allowed three hits and one walk while striking out a season-high 11 in a 1-0 victory over the Paladins at Wilson Field. It was the first conference shutout for the Wildcats in nearly five years.



Central Player

Aaron Conway (Edwardsville, Ill.)

Missouri State senior outfielder


Conway batted .650 (13 for 20) in four wins with five doubles, seven runs, three RBI and three steals. He posted a slugging percentage of .900 and on-base percentage of .667. Conway stretched his hit streak to 11 games. He started the week by going 3 for 5 with a run in a 3-2 victory at Oklahoma State.



Central Pitcher

Jason Van Skike (Gig Harbor, Wash.)

Indiana State senior right-hander


Van Skike pitched a nine-inning no-hitter at Central Arkansas on Saturday, an 8-0 victory for the Sycamores. He worked around eight walks and a hit batsman while striking out five in using 143 pitches. It was the 10th no-hitter in school history and first nine-inning complete-game no-no since 1949.



West Player

Andrew Susac (Roseville, Calif.)

Oregon State sophomore catcher


Susac went 9 for 18 (.500) in leading the Beavers to five wins. He had three doubles, two homers, 10 runs and eight RBI in extending his hit streak to eight games. Susac recorded a slugging percentage of 1.055 and on-base percentage of .608. He was also stellar behind the plate, with no errors in 32 chances.


West Pitcher

Trevor Bauer (Valencia, Calif.)

UCLA junior right-hander


Bauer was dominant on Saturday at Nebraska, registering career highs with 17 strikeouts in 10 innings of a 2-1, 12-inning loss to the Cornhuskers. He held Nebraska to four hits and one run. Bauer walked five and threw 129 pitches, 81 for strikes. Bauer leads the Bruins with 33 strikeouts and 24.1 innings.



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


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