March 30, 2011 National Players of the Week


National Player

Sean Jamieson (Simcoe, Ontario)

Canisius senior shortstop


Jamieson went 10 for 23 (.435) in five games with four home runs, 11 runs, 14 RBI and four stolen bases in a 4-1 week for the Golden Griffins. He had three multi-hit games and scored at least two runs in four games. Jamieson hit for the cycle at Morehead State on Tuesday and set a school record with nine RBI.



National Pitcher

Trevor Bauer (Valencia, Calif.)

UCLA junior right-hander


Bauer was dominant in two starts, going 2-0 with 26 strikeouts in 16 scoreless innings with three hits and four walks. He fanned 12 in seven innings at Cal Poly on Monday. Bauer tossed a one-hit shutout on Saturday at USC, with 14 strikeouts in nine innings. Bauer now had 329 career strikeouts, a school record.



Regional Players of the Week


Northeast Player

Stewart Ijames (Owensboro, Ky.)

Louisville junior outfielder


Ijames batted .438 (7 for 16) in four games with four home runs and 11 RBI. He had six extra-base hits and posted a slugging percentage of 1.313. Ijames went deep in each game, helping the Cardinals to a 3-1 week. On Friday against Big East-rival Rutgers, Ijames went 3 for 5 with a homer, two doubles and five RBI.



Northeast Pitcher

Mark Andrews (Hillsborough, N.J.)

Bryant senior left-hander


Andrews was clutch for the Bulldogs, earning two wins and a save in three outings. He allowed one hit and one walk in five scoreless innings with five strikeouts. Andrews got a win on Wednesday in the home opener against Fairfield. In Saturday’s doubleheader against Monmouth, he won the opener and saved the nightcap.



Southeast Player

Colin Moran (Rye, N.Y.)

North Carolina freshman third baseman


Moran went 9 for 17 (.529) in five contests with three doubles, one triple, four home runs, eight runs and 13 RBI to help the Tar Heels to a 5-0 week. On Tuesday against UNCW, he went 3 for 4 with a triple, a homer and six RBI. Moran capped the week with a game-tying three-run homer in the bottom of the ninth Sunday vs. Duke.



Southeast Pitcher

Cory Mazzoni (Evans City, Pa.)
North Carolina State junior right-hander


Mazzoni was masterful on Friday against No. 17 Clemson in the ACC series opener. He tossed a four-hit shutout with two walks and career-best 10 strikeouts as the Wolfpack posted a 6-0 win over the Tigers. After allowing a leadoff single in the second, Mazzoni retired 16 straight and 20 of the next 21 hitters.


Central Player

Cody Fick (Freeburg, Mo.)

Evansville senior infielder


Fick was a tough out, going 10 for 13 (.769) in three games with five doubles, two home runs, five runs and 11 RBI. He posted a slugging percentage of 1.615 and on-base percentage of .750 in helping the Aces go 2-1. Fick also earned a win on the mound Saturday against Indiana with eight hits and three runs in six innings.



Central Pitcher

Geoffrey Thomas (Stone Mountain, Ga.)

Southern Miss sophomore right-hander


Thomas was terrific on Sunday, tossing a one-hit shutout against Tulane. The lone hit was a bunt single in the fourth. Thomas faced two batters over the minimum and tied his season high with six strikeouts. Thomas retired the final 10 hitters he faced. Thomas raised his record to 5-1 and lowered his ERA to 1.33.



West Player

D.J. Peterson (Gilbert, Ariz.)

New Mexico freshman first baseman


Peterson batted .579 (11 for 19) in five games with four doubles, two home runs, two walks, eight runs and 10 RBI as the Lobos won all five contests. He had four multi-hit games and three multi-RBI outings. Peterson registered an on-base percentage of .636 and slugging percentage of 1.105.



West Pitcher

Gera Sanchez (Las Cruces, N.M.)

New Mexico junior right-hander


Sanchez appeared in four games and earned four saves, allowing one hit and no walks in 5.1 innings with six strikeouts. He worked the final inning of Tuesday’s 5-4 win over Binghamton. Sanchez finished each of the three games in the Mountain West sweep of UNLV, fanning five in 4.1 innings against the Rebels.



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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