Pac-12 Baseball Weekly Awards – April 1, 2024

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PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Ryan Campos, Jr., C, Arizona State (Mesa, Ariz.)           
» 4 GP, .333 AVG, .400 OBP, .667 SLG, 9 RBI, 1 HR, 5 R, 6 H, 2 BB, 12 TB

  • Paced the Sun Devils to a 4-0 week and series sweep over Cal, batting .333 (6-of-18) with a team-best 9 RBIs and 5 runs scored
  • Hit the go-ahead 2-RBI single in the 9th inning against UNLV that capped the team’s comeback from a 7-1 deficit in a 10-9 win
  • Had a bases loaded, base-clearing double on both Friday and Saturday, which provided massive insurance in games decided by 1 and 2 runs, respectively
  • Threw out 2 of the 3 runners who tried to steal a base from him on the week as well
  • 2nd time in his career winning the award and the last Sun Devil to be honored in April 2022.

ALSO NOMINATED: Payton Brennan, UCLA; Core Jackson, UTAH; Maddox Molony, ORE; Brendan Summerhill, ARIZ; Carson Wells, USC; Temo Becerra, STAN

PITCHER OF THE WEEK: Grant Taylor, Sr., RHP, Washington State (Murrieta, Calif.)              
» 1 GS, 1-0, CG, 9.0 IP, 0.00 ERA, 1 H, 0 ER, 17 K,  0 BB, 17.0 K/9, 0.11 WHIP

  • Set a WSU record with 17 strikeouts in 1-hit shutout at Washington Friday night, earned win
  • Tied for the 2nd most strikeouts by a D1 pitcher in a game this season (Winthrop’s Riley Huge had 20 against Maine)
  • Most by a Pac-12 pitcher since Oregon State’s Connor Hjerpe had 17 against Stanford in April 2022
  • Did not walk or hit a batter, allowed just a 1st-inning infield single, retired the next 25 hitters
  • Struck out 10 straight hitters at one point, 15 of the 17 strikeouts were swinging
  • 1st shutout by Pac-12 pitcher since April 2023 (Oregon’s Jace Stoffal vs. Stanford)
  • 1st shutout by a WSU pitcher since May 22 (Grant Taylor vs. Arizona State),
  • 1st WSU 1-hitter since since 4 pitchers combined to 1-hit Oregon State last season
  • 1st Cougars shutout against UW since 1995, 1st in Seattle since 1989
  • 2nd time winning this award after claiming it in the final week of the 2022 season.  Last WSU pitcher to be honored wsa Connor Wilford in March of 2023

ALSO NOMINATED: Caden Aoki, USC; Michael Barnett, UCLA; Clark Candiotti, ARIZ; Grayson Grinsell, ORE; Merit Jones, UTAH; Toran O’Harran, STAN

2024 Pac-12 Baseball Weekly Awards

Feb. 19Travis Bazzana, Oregon StateJackson Kent, Arizona
Feb. 26Mason Guerra, Oregon StateJacob Kmatz, Oregon State
March 4Travis Bazzana, Oregon StateChristian Lim, Stanford
March 11Jacob Walsh, OregonMatt Scott, Stanford
March 18Jeter Ybarra, WashingtonConnor Markl, Arizona State
March 25Travis Bazzana, Oregon StateChristian Lim, Stanford
April 1Ryan Campos, Arizona StateGrant Taylor, Washington State

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