April 18, 2012


CollegeBaseballInsider.com National Players of the Week


National Player

Matt Wessinger (Liverpool, N.Y.)

St. John’s senior shortstop


Wessinger went 10 for 19 (.526) in five games with 10 runs and 10 RBI as the Red Storm went 3-2. Wessinger posted an on-base percentage of .583 and slugging percentage of .737. He had four multi-RBI games, three multi-hit contests, including a four-hit outing, and scored at least one run in each of the five games.


National Pitcher

Henry Sisson (Chevy Chase, Md.)
Davidson freshman left-hander


Sisson pitched a 1-0 no-hitter against Wofford on Friday in the Southern Conference series opener. In his fifth career start, Sisson walked three and tied his career high with nine strikeouts. It was the sixth no-hitter in program history and the first since 2001. Sisson raised his record to 2-1.



Regional Players of the Week


Northeast Player

Jimmy Yezzo (Cherry Hill, N.J.)

Delaware sophomore first baseman


Yezzo went 10 for 20 (.500) in five games with eight runs and 13 RBI. He had two doubles and three home runs as the Blue Hens went 3-2 on the week. Yezzo had three multi-hit games, including two home runs and seven RBI in a 17-8 home win over UMBC on Tuesday.


Northeast Pitcher

Ben Marshall (Loganville, Ga.)

Georgia State senior right-hander


Marshall tossed a one-hit shutout against William and Mary on Saturday in the middle game of the CAA series. Marshall had six strikeouts and only allowed one runner to reach second. He retired the final 10 batters of the game. Marshall raised his record to 4-3 and has three complete games this season.


Southeast Player

Bradley Goodson (Jacksonville, Fla.)

College of Charleston junior shortstop


Goodson batted .692 (9 for 13) in four games with five runs and eight RBI. Goodson had two doubles and one home run to compile a slugging percentage of 1.000 as the Cougars went 3-1. He went a career-best 4 for 4 in a 16-3 home win over Winthrop on Tuesday and helped CofC take two of three from Samford.



Southeast Pitcher

Kyle Westwood (Tarpon Springs, Fla.)

North Florida junior right-hander


Westwood pitched a complete game shutout on Saturday against Lipscomb. He posted career highs with nine innings and 11 strikeouts. Westwood surrendered four hits, all singles, and did not walk a batter. He did not allow a runner to reach second base. He retired 16 straight from the third to eighth.


Central Player

Josh Ludy (Portland, Ind.)

Baylor senior catcher


Ludy went 11 for 17 (.647) in five games with four home runs and 12 RBI. He walked three times and scored five as the Bears went 5-0. Ludy knocked in 11 in the series at Kansas State, breaking the school record for most RBI in a Big 12 series. Ludy had three homers and seven RBI in Sunday’s finale at KSU.


Central Pitcher

Jordan Marker (Greenville, Ohio)

Wright State senior left-hander


Marker posted a win and a save in two outings, allowing two hits in 6.2 scoreless innings with 10 strikeouts. He earned a victory on Wednesday at Miami (Ohio) (2.2 IP, 1 H, 5 K) as the Raiders won the Joe Nuxhall Classic. Marker saved the doubleheader opener on Sunday against Milwaukee (4 IP, 1 H, 5 K).



West Player

Mitchell Garver (Albuquerque, N.M.)

New Mexico junior catcher


Garver went 9 for 20 (.450) in five games with seven runs and eight RBI. Garver had three doubles, one triple and one home run as the Lobos put together a 3-2 week. In a Mountain West series win at San Diego State, Garver went 6 for 12 (.500) with two doubles, a homer, four runs and six RBI.



West Pitcher

Michael Wagner (Las Vegas, Nev.)

San Diego sophomore right-hander


Wagner made four appearances and earned four saves to raise his season total to 18, the top mark in Division I. Wagner pitched six scoreless innings with four hits and six strikeouts. He picked up a save on Monday against San Diego State with one hit in two innings. Wagner had three saves in a series sweep of La Salle.



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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