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2017 Baseball Awards

2017 BASEBALL PLAYERS OF THE WEEK

  • February 13, 2017
    • Pitcher of the Week
      • George Castillo - Hope International
      • Junior - 6-2 - Pitcher - Lakewood, Calif.
      • George Castillo worked six innings for Hope International against No. 11 The Master's with 8 strikeouts in a no-decision outing. Castillo's teammates earned the win after he left the game with a 2-2 tie after the sixth inning, but the junior's outing put the Royals in good position against the Mustangs to get the victory.
    • Player of the Week
      • Brock Eissman - Vanguard
      • Junior - 6-2 - Right Fielder - San Clemente, Calif.
      • Brock Eissman was on fire going 10-for-16 (.625) at the plate with 4 runs, 3 doubles, 2 stolen bases and an RBI as Vanguard won 3 of its 4 games last week. The junior right fielder was 6-for-8 in the doubleheader against William Jessup in addition to striking out 3 batters during the time he pitched.
  • February 20, 2017
    • Pitcher of the Week
      • Jerry Quemada - San Diego Christian
      • Freshman - 5-10 - Pitcher - Upland, Calif.
      • Jerry Quemada threw six innings for San Diego Christian in the 10-5 win over Hope International. The freshman allowed six hits and four runs on four strikeouts. The Hawks went 1-0 on the week as the rest of the games were postponed due to weather conditions.
    • Player of the Week
      • Trai Patrick - Vanguard
      • Sophomore - 5-11 - Third Baseman - Everett, Wash.
      • Trai Patrick tallied 9 hits in 14 chances (.643), with 4 doubles, 4 runs, 5 RBI and 3 walks as Vanguard won 2-of-4 games last week. The senior third baseman was instrumental in the Lions besting The Master's 2-1 in the 3-game series.
  • February 27, 2017
    • Pitcher of the Week
      • Aaron Alexander - The Master's
      • Senior - 6-2 - Pitcher - Concord, Calif.
      • Aaron Alexander picked up two of the four wins posted by The Master's last week, one in relief and the other as a starter in a dominating performance. The senior right-hander notched his third win of the season as the Mustangs walked off with a 2-1 victory over Corban of Oregon after he hurled 2 2/3 innings of shutout relief. In the first game of a doubleheader against William Jessup, Alexander (4-1) threw a complete-game seven-hitter in a 4-1 victory and struck out a career-high 13 batters.
    • Player of the Week
      • Joe Gillette - Menlo
      • Junior - 6-3 - Infielder - Scotts Valley, Calif.
      • Third baseman Joe Gillette had a huge week for Menlo, tallying 10 hits over 6 games, 2 of which were home runs. For the week, he was 10-for-22 (.455) at the plate with 8 RBI. His home run against No. 8 Westmont tied the game late and Menlo went on to win, 4-3. In the series opener against St. Katherine, Gillette had three triples, a school record, and also drove in 2 runs and scored 3 times.
  • March 6, 2017
    • Pitcher of the Week
      • Aaron Alexander - The Master's
      • Senior - 6-2 - Pitcher - Concord, Calif.
      • For the second week in a row, Aaron Alexander was spectacular in his lone start of the week. Against St. Katherine, the senior righthander tossed 8 innings of 6-hit, 7-strikeout ball and improved to 5-1 in the 6-0 victory for The Master's over Arizona Christian. Alexander leads the staff in wins and earned-run average (1.71).
    • Player of the Week
      • Brandon Sandoval - Vanguard
      • Sophomore - 6-1 - Centerfielder - Fallbrook, Calif.
      • Brandon Sandoval continues to lead off the batting order for No. 20 Vanguard, which went 3-1 on the week and have now won 7 straight conference games. On the week the senior centerfielder tallied 6 hits in 11 at bats (.545), including 3 RBI from the top of the order. He also drew 4 walks and was 3-for-3 on stolen base attempts.
  • March 13, 2017
    • Pitcher of the Week
      • Matt Hartman - Westmont
      • Junior - 6-3 - Pitcher - Valley Center, Calif.
      • Matt Hartman pitched a complete-game, one-hit, 7-inning shutout while striking out 9. The junior allowed just 3 base runners. Hartman retired the first 13 batters he faced. Hartman also did not allow a runner past second base and holds a season ERA of 0.87.
    • Player of the Week
      • Brandon Sandoval - Vanguard
      • Senior - 6-1 - Centerfield - Fallbrook, Calif.
      • Brandon Sandoval continues to leadoff the lineup for No. 16-ranked Vanguard hitting 6-for-13 (.462) at the place, including 7 runs scored on the base paths and 5 RBIs, as the Lions won 3-of-4 games last week. The senior centerfielder smashed a pair of home runs, drew 3 walks, and had 2 steals.
  • March 20, 2017
    • Pitcher of the Week
      • Dillon Eaves - Arizona Christian
      • Senior - 6-4 - Pitcher - Kalispell, Mont.
      • Dillon Eaves threw a complete-game 7-inning shutout for Arizona Christian, giving up just 5 hits while striking out 4. The win gave the Firestorm their first-ever sweep of Westmont, which came into the series ranked No. 21 in the NAIA.
    • Player of the Week
      • Jordan Getzelman - Menlo
      • Junior - 6-2 - Outfield - Crystal Lake, Ill.
      • Jordan Getzelman helped lead No. 6-ranked Menlo to a weekend sweep of the No. 16 Lions to improve to first place in the conference standings. Getzelman hit 3 more home runs on the weekend to bring his season total to an NAIA-leading 15. On Friday, each of his 2 home runs served as game-tying drives (a solo home run in the second and a 2-run home run in the sixth). He was also 3-for-3 in stolen base attempts and drove in 4 runs, scoring 6.
  • March 27, 2017
    • Pitcher of the Week
      • George Castillo - Hope International
      • Junior - 6-2 - Pitcher - Lakewood, Calif.
      • George Castillo threw a complete-game shutout for Hope International against Biola on the road to pick up the win. Castillo struck out 9, walked just 1, and only allowed 5 hits to the Eagles in his second complete-game outing for the Royals in 9 appearances. Castillo retired the last 13 Eagles in a row to secure the victory, including 5 by strikeout in his last 4 innings of work.
    • Player of the Week
      • Jordan Getzelman - Menlo
      • Junior - 6-2 - Outfield - Crystal Lake, Ill.
      • Junior outfielder Jordan Getzelman once again had a phenomenal weekend at the plate, helping the Oaks to a series win over Oregon Tech on a chilly, snowy weekend. Getzelman had four hits, all home runs to bring his season tally to an NAIA-leading 19. He's just one home run away from tying the single-season record at Menlo set last season by second round draft pick Lucas Erceg. In total, he scored 4 runs and drove in 6 in the 3-game series.
  • April 3, 2017
    • Pitcher of the Week
      • Dominic Potongo - Hope International
      • Sophomore - 6-3 - Pitcher - Placentia, Calif.
      • Dominic Potlongo of Hope International continued a breakout sophomore campaign with a dominating performance against Menlo, shutting down one of the most prolific offenses in the NAIA for 7 innings, allowing just 1 run and only 4 hits to the No. 7 Oaks.
    • Player of the Week
      • Brandon Sandoval - Vanguard
      • Senior - 6-1 - Centerfield - Fallbrook, Calif.
      • Brandon Sandoval was scorching last week as he held a .667 batting average across the three games played. The senior centerfielder tallied 8 hits in 12 at bats, adding in 9 RBI, and his 11 total bases led to 6 scores. The leadoff hitter hit his first grand slam helping him post a slugging percentage of .917. He was 3-for-4 on stolen base attempts and a perfect 10-10 in fielding opportunities.
  • April 10, 2017
    • Pitcher of the Week
      • Robert Winslow - The Master's
      • Sophomore - 6-5 - Pitcher - Saugus, Calif.
      • Robert Winslow pitched a 9-inning complete game as The Master's University upset No. 9 Menlo by a score of 3-2. The sophomore righthander struck out a career-high 14 batters and allowed 8 hits as the Mustangs began a series sweep of the Oaks.
    • Player of the Week
      • Michael Sexton - The Master's
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      • Michael Sexton had a huge weekend for The Master's University against No. 9 Menlo, going 7-for-10 (.700) at the plate with 3 doubles, 2 home runs, and 5 RBI. The senior second baseman's 2-homer, 4-RBI nightcap performance in the last contest of the 3-game series lifted the Mustangs to a doubleheader and weekend sweep of the Oaks.
  • April 17, 2017
    • Pitcher of the Week
      • Micah Beyer - Biola
      • Junior - 5-11 - Pitcher - Chino, Calif.
      • Micah Beyer shut down No. 9 Menlo in a 7-inning complete game appearance. His 12 strikeouts in those 7 innings is a new career-high. The senior righty held the Oaks to just 3 hits and no runs through the first 6 innings, while his offense gave him a very comfortable double-digit lead. Beyer's win secured Biola's rubber match victory and made the Eagles 6-for-6 in winning their previous six GSAC series.
    • Player of the Week
      • Dalton deVries - The Master's
      • Senior - 6-0 - Designated Hitter - Fair Oaks, Calif.
      • Dalton deVries hit 3-for-7 at the plate and drove in 5 runs as The Master's University posted non-conference wins over Bethesda and Marymount. The senior designated hitter hit a double and a home run while scoring 3 runs.