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Pac-12 Baseball Weekly Awards - May 13, 2024

May 13, 2024

PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Nick McLain, RS Soph., OF, Arizona State (Tustin, Calif.)                          
» 4 GP, .611 AVG, .667 OBP, 1.222 SLG, 8 RBI, 3 HR, 6 R, 11 H, 2 2B, 3 BB, 1 SB, 22 TB

  • Reigning national player of the week showed no signs of slowing down, leading ASU to a historic road sweep of Stanford and a 3-1 record for the week while batting .611 on 11-of-18 hitting
  • Homered 3 times on the Farm and recorded 8 RBI
  • 3 or more hits in each game of the series and 5 extra-base hits total, adding 2 doubles to the 3 homers for a 1.222 slugging percentage and scoring 6 runs
  • Homered as a left-handed hitter on Friday and twice as a right-handed hitter on Saturday, pacing an ASU offense that scored double digit runs in all 3 games at the Sunken Diamond for the first road sweep in program history against the Cardinal
  • Had 4 hits in ASU's 16-run effort on Sunday that was the most ASU has ever scored at the Sunken Diamond in program history
  • Was 8-for-8 on defensive chances with 1 outfield assist
  • 2nd straight week winning this award, 1st Sun Devil to win it back-to-back since Ethan Long in 2021
  • 3rd straight week a Sun Devil has been named Player of the Week and second Sun Devil to win twice this season (Ryan Campos)
  • Becomes first of the 3 McLain brothers to win this honor multiple times.  2 older brothers:  UCLA's Matt McLain won in March 2020 while ASU's Sean McLain won in April 2022

ALSO NOMINATED: Andrew Cain, ARIZ; Brady Kasper, OSU; Kai Roberts, UTAH, Drew Smith, ORE

PITCHER OF THE WEEK: Bryson Van Sickle, Sr., LHP, Utah (Eagle Mountain, Utah)                             
» 1 GS, 1 CG, 1-0, 9.0 IP, 1.00 ERA, 3 H, 1 ER, 8 K, 2 BB, 8.0 K/9, 0.56 WHIP

  • Became the first Utah pitcher since 2008 to throw multiple complete games in a season after his performance in Utah's win vs. #19 Arizona (May 10).  1 of 2 Pac-12 pitchers with multiple CG this season (Arizona's Clark Candiotti)
  • Surrendered just 1 run on 3 hits and a pair of walks while striking out 8 Wildcats; his 2nd straight outing with 8 K
  • Allowed only a walk in the first 3.2 innings of the game, then worked around a 2-out triple to get out of the 4th inning still in a scoreless game
  • The leadoff batter never reached in 9 innings and Arizona only had 2 hits with 2 outs
  • Lowered his ERA to 2.80 overall (2nd in the Pac-12) and 2.43 in conference play (3rd in Pac-12; 2nd among starters)
  • 9th start this season of 6+ innings and 6th in a row; Utah is 7-2 in those games
  • 2nd time being honored this season, having captured it previously on April 15
  • 1st Utah pitcher to ever win this award multiple times and just the 4th in school history to be honored - Nick Green (2014), Jayson Rose (2015), Matthew Sox (2022)

ALSO NOMINATED: Clark Candiotti, ARIZ; Ben Jacobs, ASU; Aiden May, OSU; Brock Moore, ORE

2024 Pac-12 Baseball Weekly Awards

  Player Pitcher
Feb. 19 Travis Bazzana, Oregon State Jackson Kent, Arizona
Feb. 26 Mason Guerra, Oregon State Jacob Kmatz, Oregon State
March 4 Travis Bazzana, Oregon State Christian Lim, Stanford
March 11 Jacob Walsh, Oregon Matt Scott, Stanford
March 18 Jeter Ybarra, Washington Connor Markl, Arizona State
March 25 Travis Bazzana, Oregon State Christian Lim, Stanford
April 1 Ryan Campos, Arizona State Grant Taylor, Washington State
April 8 Gavin Turley, Oregon State Jacob Kmatz, Oregon State
April 15 TJ Clarkson, Utah Bryson Van Sickle, Utah
April 22 Seth Gwynn, California Trey Newmann, California
April 29 Ryan Campos, Arizona State Aiden May, Oregon State
May 6 Nick McLain, Arizona State Clark Candiotti, Arizona
May 13 Nick McLain, Arizona State Bryson Van Sickle, Utah