Feb. 18, 2015
Players of the Week
Gutierrez (Mission, Texas)
Tech junior first baseman
Gutierrez went 9 for 12 with three doubles, seven walks, seven runs and four RBI
in reaching base safely in 16 of 19 plate appearances as the Red Raiders swept
four games from San Francisco.
Robson (Windsor, Ontario)
Mississippi State sophomore outfielder
reached base safely in 13 of 17 plate appearances (.765) by going 6 for 10 with
five walks, two hit by pitch, eight runs and two RBI as the Bulldogs opened
their season with four wins against Cincinnati (3) and Miami (Ohio) (1).
Luke Gillingham (Coronado, Calif.)
Navy junior left-hander
Gillingham struck out the first 12 batters he faced against North Carolina A&T
and finished with one hit, no walks and 16 strikeouts in seven innings.
Raven (Tacoma, Wash.)
State Northridge junior right-hander
tossed seven scoreless innings with four hits, two walks and 16 strikeouts in a
dominating win over Utah Valley.
CollegeBaseballInsider.com Regional Players of the Week
Chris King (Portsmouth, R.I.)
Elon senior catcher/designated hitter
King went 7 for 13 with three doubles, a homer and eight RBI in a sweep of Penn
State. He tied a career-high with five RBI in Elon’s 16-15 win to open the
Taylor Clarke (Ashburn,
College of Charleston junior right-hander
Clarke allowed two hits and one run in six innings as the Cougars knocked off
No. 12 South Carolina to open the season. After a shaky first, he allowed only
two baserunners over his final five innings.
Harrison Bader (Bronxville, N.Y.)
Florida junior outfielder
went 7 for 12 with two doubles, three homers, five runs and 11 RBI – including a
game in which he hit a pair of three-run homers – as Florida swept three games
from Siena. Bader previously had hit three homers in 103 career games.
Kyle Funkhouser (Oak Forest, Ill.)
Louisville junior right-hander
Funkhouser yielded only one hit in seven innings and struck out 12 as Louisville
slipped past Alabama State to open its season.
Boehm (Lansing, Ill.)
senior first baseman
went 8 for 13 with seven walks, a double, three homers and 13 RBI in four games
against Mississippi Valley State (the fourth was halted in the fifth inning
because of darkness).
McDonnell (Barrington, Ill.)
Illinois senior left-hander
McDonnell allowed two hits, walked one and struck out 10 in seven scoreless
innings against New Mexico State.
De La Guerra (Santa Maria, Calif.)
Canyon senior infielder
Guerra went 7 for 13 (.538) with three homers, seven runs and 12 RBI – including
a 5-for-6 day with five runs and nine RBI against Bradley.
Shull (Tracy, Calif.)
Fresno State junior right-hander
picked up two wins in relief over the weekend as the Bulldogs took three from UC
Irvine. Shull tossed 3.2 scoreless innings with two hits and a strikeout.