March 16, 2011
CollegeBaseballInsider.com National Players of the Week
Thomas Pope (Clinton, N.C.)
UNC Wilmington junior catcher/outfielder
Pope went 12 for 19 (.632) with five multi-hit games as the
Seahawks went 5-0 this past week. Pope had four doubles, three runs and nine
RBI. He had three hits in each of the final two games of the CAA
conference-opening series against Northeastern. Pope also drove in at least two
in four of the five contests.
Sean Carley (Melbourne, Fla.)
Air Force sophomore right-hander
Pitching in his home state, Carley pitched his first collegiate
complete game in blanking Bowling Green 6-0 in Auburndale, Fla. Carley allowed
two hits, did not walk a batter and struck out a career-high 12. He gave up a
base hit in the first and a leadoff single in the second before retiring the
final 24 hitters.
Regional Players of the Week
Adrian Perez (Woodland, Calif.)
Temple senior shortstop
Perez went 11 for 23 (.478) in five games for the Owls with four
doubles, one triple, six runs and 10 RBI. He had four multi-hit games and three
contests with multiple RBI. Perez had five RBI in a win over Maryland-Eastern
Shore. He had two doubles, two runs and two RBI in a victory over Mount St.
Nick Tropeano (West Islip, N.Y.)
Stony Brook junior right-hander
Tropeano pitched eight scoreless innings in a 3-1 victory over
Michigan on Saturday in Rock Hill, S.C. He allowed three hits and one walk with
10 strikeouts. Only one Wolverine advanced past second. Tropeano improved to 2-1
and lowered his ERA to 1.37 and opponent batting average to .164.
Dusty Quattlebaum (Boiling Springs, N.C.)
Gardner-Webb junior first baseman
Quattlebaum posted a batting average of .632, going 12 for 19. He
had five doubles, one homer and nine RBI as the Bulldogs earned four wins.
Quattlebaum had at least two RBI in each contest and recorded a slugging
percentage of 1.053. He went 5 for 6 with three doubles and three RBI Saturday
against St. John’s.
Bo Reeder (Cookeville, Tenn.)
ETSU junior right-hander
Reeder registered a save in each of the four wins for the Bucs
this past week. He finished the game against Furman on Tuesday before saving
each contest over the weekend in a three-game Atlantic Sun sweep at UNF. Reeder
did not allow a run in four innings and struck out four, raising his season save
total to seven.
Trenton Moses (Advance, Mo.)
Southeast Missouri junior infielder
Moses hit a sizzling .786, going 11 for 14 in three games for the
Redhawks to stretch his hit streak to seven. He had two doubles, one homer, five
runs, five RBI and one steal. Moses compiled a slugging percentage of 1.143. He
started the season by going 0 for 14 in his first seven games, but is 17 for 28
Logan Verrett (Corpus Christi, Texas)
Baylor junior right-hander
Verrett was dominant on Friday against Louisiana Tech, pitching a
one-hit complete-game shutout. He allowed an infield single to start the game
and held the Bulldogs hitless the rest of the way, retiring 20 straight at one
point. Verrett walked one and struck out a career-high 14, tying a Baylor
Alex Guthrie (Sunnyvale, Calif.)
Loyola Marymount junior third baseman
Guthrie went 9 for 17 (.529) with four doubles, four runs and
eight RBI in four games for the Lions. He had a hit in each game, stretching his
hit streak to eight. Guthrie had multiple hits in the final three games of the
series at Cal Poly. He had two doubles in each of the final two games and drove
in a career-high five on Sunday.
Greg Gonzalez (San Bruno, Calif.)
Fresno State senior right-hander
Gonzalez allowed two hits in seven scoreless innings in a 1-0 win
at Nebraska. He did not walk a batter and struck out a career-high 12 in raising
his record to 3-0. Gonzalez carried a no-hitter into the sixth before
surrendering a single with two away. He extended his consecutive scoreless
innings streak to 14.
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