NWC Baseball (Pitching) - 04.10 - 04.17

NWC Baseball (Pitching) - 04.10 - 04.17

HILLSBORO, Ore. --- Whitworth junior Hugh Smith and Willamette junior Connor Bailey have been named Northwest Conference Baseball Pitching and Position Student-Athletes of the Week, respectively, the conference announced on Tuesday.

Smith improved to 6-1 with his first complete game victory of the season on Saturday at Pacific. He threw a seven-hit shutout. He struck out seven batters and walked two.

Bailey belted out 5 homers and one double on his way to recording 7 runs and 10 RBIs in a 3-0 sweep of Lewis & Clark. He earned a 1.769 slugging percentage and a .538 batting average. He also walked twice. He earned 2 or more hits, 2 or more runs and 2 or more RBIs (4 RBIs twice) in each game. Bailey leads NCAA Division III and the NWC with 13 home runs and is tied for 3rd on Willamette's single season list. His 19 career home runs rank 7th all-time at Willamette.



Pitching Student-Athlete

Position Student-Athlete

11 (04.17.18)

Hugh Smith, Whitworth

Connor Bailey, Willamette

10 (04.10.18)

Justin Armbruester, Pacific Lutheran

Jack Brett, Willamette

9 (04.02.18)

Casey Brown, Pacific

Lucas Thrun, Whitman

8 (3.26.18)

Sam Lawrence, Pacific

Connor Cantu, Pacific Lutheran

7 (3.19.18)

Justin Armbruester, Pacific Lutheran

Jacob Bockelie, Pacific Lutheran

6 (03.12.18)

Makoa Mau, Puget Sound

Jacob Bockelie, Pacific Lutheran

5 (03.05.18)

Carter Buuck, Linfield

Alex Hendra-Brown, Linfield

4 (02.26.18)

Matt Steindorf, Willamette

Jerred Seamons, George Fox

3 (02.19.18)

Carter Buuck, Linfield

Dylan Wright, Pacific (Ore.)

2 (02.12.18)

Joe Brennan, Puget Sound

Dylan Wright, Pacific (Ore.)

1 (02.05.18)

Chad Gideon, Pacific Lutheran

Ryan Ross, Linfield