NWC Baseball Position - Mar. 14-20, 2016

NWC Baseball Position - Mar. 14-20, 2016

Baseball Position Student-Athlete of the Week – Mar. 14-20, 2016


JAKE THRAN, George Fox

Senior, First Base, Gresham, Ore. / Sam Barlow HS


In 22 at bats during George Fox’s 5-1 week, Thran put up 11 hits for a .500 batting average, with 3 doubles, 2 triples and a home run for a .955 slugging percentage.  He hit in every game, starting with a 1-2 with 4 RBIs in an 11-4 win over Whitman, and a 4-5 with a home run in a 10-8 second-game win.  In the Tucson Invitational, he was 2-4 with a double, triple, and walk-off sacrifice fly in a 14-13 win over Dubuque, and capped the week by going 2-5 with a pair of doubles in a 5-3 win over Concordia (Wis.).  He also had a 1.000 fielding percentage with 35 putouts and two assists at first base.


Honorable Mention:

Walker Olis, Pacific (Sr, OF, Burlington, Wash.)

Joseph Zimmer, Whitman (So, IF, Billings, Mont.)

Eric Del Prado, Willamette (So, 1B, El Segundo, Calif.)

Ben Welch, Pacific Lutheran (Jr, IF, Edmonds, Wash.)

Ben Andrews, Linfield (Jr, IF, Shoreline, Wash.)

Chris Zerio, Puget Sound (Sr, IF, Pleasanton, Calif.)

Nate Lamberty, Whitworth (Jr, C, Bozeman, Mont.)


Previous Honorees:

Jacob Yamane, Whw (2/8); Finn McMichael, Lin (2/15); Landon Packard, PLU (2/22); Jeremy Druffel, Whw (2/29); Joseph Zimmer, Whm (3/7); Kurtis Kloke, Pac (3/14)