NWC Student-Athlete of the Week - Pitcher (Feb. 17-23)

NWC Student-Athlete of the Week - Pitcher (Feb. 17-23)

Clay Gartner
George Fox, Senior
Clovis, Calif./Clovis East

Gartner threw eight brilliant innings in a 7-0 win at Occidental to start the Bruins' 4-0 swing through southern California. He allowed only four hits and no runs, striking out nine with no walks. In the 6th, after giving up a single and a double to put runners at second and third, he preserved the shutout by striking out the side. He is 3-0 on the season with a 0.86 ERA and 16 strikeouts with only three walks in 21 innings. 

Honorable Mention:
Alex Heimbrodt (Lewis & Clark, Jr. – San Anselmo, Calif./Marin Catholic)
Trevor Lubking (Pacific Lutheran, Jr. – Buckley, Wash./White River)
Zach Brandon (Linfield, Sr. – Cottage Grove, Ore./Marist)
Tyler Olson (Willamette, Jr. – Yuba City, Calif./Yuba City)
Kian Kurokawa (Puget Sound, Fr. – Hilo, Hawaii/Hilo)
Kyle Treadway (Pacific (Ore.), Jr. – Phoenix, Ore./Phoenix)
Will Thompson (Whitman, Jr. – Santa Ana, Calif./Foothill)
Cory Mack (Whitworth, Jr. – Spokane, Wash./Seattle Univ.)