NWC Baseball Pitching - Mar. 13-19, 2017

NWC Baseball Pitching - Mar. 13-19, 2017

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



Sophomore, RHP, Murrieta, Calif. / Vista Murrieta HS


Nelson threw a complete-game two-hitter in Willamette's 5-0 win against Claremont-Mudd-Scripps on Friday, becoming the third Bearcat pitcher to earn NWC weekly honors this spring. Both hits were singles. He struck out four batters and did not allow a walk in 9.0 innings.  Nelson recorded the complete game while pitching 42 miles from his hometown of Murrieta, Calif.


Honorable Mention:

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

Nick Johnson, Whitman (Sr, RHP, Kirkland, Wash.)

Joe Brennan, Puget Sound (Fr, LHP, Anacortes, Wash.)

Alex Jondal, George Fox (Jr, RHP, Spokane, Wash.)

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

Jacob Gleichman, Pacific Lutheran (Sr, RHP, Sammamish, Wash.)


Previous Honorees:

Ben Whitten, Wil (2/6); Spencer Backstrom, Pac (2/13); Chad Gideon, PL (2/20); Eric Ma, Whm (2/27); Matt Steindorf, Wil (3/6); Cason Cunningham, Lin (3/13)