NWC Baseball Pitching - Feb. 13-19, 2017

NWC Baseball Pitching - Feb. 13-19, 2017

Baseball Pitcher Student-Athlete of the Week – Feb. 13-19, 2017


CHAD GIDEON, Pacific Lutheran

Freshman, RHP, Puyallup, Wash. / Emerald Ridge HS


In just his second collegiate start, Gideon tossed seven innings, striking out seven while allowing just four hits and two walks in a 1-0 Pacific Lutheran win over Puget Sound that clinched the series for the Lutes 2-1. He has yet to allow a run this season, netting 12 strikeouts in 14 innings of work thus far.


Honorable Mention:

Spencer Backstrom, Pacific (Sr, RHP, Bellingham, Wash.)

Cason Cunningham, Linfield (So, LHP, Eugene, Ore.)

Tyler Huling, Puget Sound (So, RHP, Issaquah, Wash.)

Eric Ma, Whitman (Fr, RHP, La Crescenta, Calif.)

Matt Steindorf, Willamette (So, RHP, Granite Bay, Calif.)

Hugh Smith, Whitworth (So, RHP, Sammamish, Wash.)

Robert Reaser, Lewis & Clark (So, RHP, Phoenix, Ariz.)


Previous Honorees:

Benjamin Whitten, Wil (2/6); Spencer Backstrom, Pac (2/13)