March 16, 2011 National Players of the Week


National Player

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.



National Pitcher

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


Northeast Player

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. Mary’s.



Northeast Pitcher

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.



Southeast Player

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.


Southeast Pitcher

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.



Central Player

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 since.



Central Pitcher

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 Ballpark record.



West Player

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.



West Pitcher

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.



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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