Pac-12 Baseball Weekly Awards – March 25, 2024

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PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Travis Bazzana, Jr., INF, Oregon State (Sydney, Australia)       
» 4 GP, .500 AVG, .600 OBP, 1.625 SLG, 11 RBI, 6 HR, 10 R, 8 H, 3 BB, 1 SB, 26 TB

  • Hit a leadoff home run in all 4 games.  While no record is listed in the NCAA record book, 4 straight has been done just once in MLB history, by Brady Anderson in 1996
  • Had 2 multi-homer efforts and finished with 6 on the week. 6 of his 8 hits on the weekend went over the fence
  • Tallied a 1.625 slugging percentage and reached base on 11-of-19 plate appearances
  • His home run tally gave him 31 for his career, becoming just the fourth Beaver with 30 or more for a career
  • Drove in 11 runs in the 3-game series sweep of the Huskies and midweek victory over Portland. Opened with 5 RBI in the victory over the Pilots
  • Recorded 2 or more hits in 3 of the 4 games
  • Scored 10 of the Beavers’ 45 runs over the four games
  • Also played flawlessly defensively, totaling 14 chances
  • Leads the Pac-12 in AVG (.467), SLUG (1.054), OBP (.581), Runs (39), Hits (43), RBI (36), Triples (3), Home Runs (14), Total Bases (97), and Walks (23)
  • Ranks in the Top 15 in Division I in AVG (5th), SLUG (3rd), OBP (3rd), Runs (5th), Hits (5th), RBI (15th), Triples (12th), HR (3rd), and Total Bases (2nd)
  • 3rd time in first 6 weeks of the season he has won this award
  • 1st Pac-12 player to win Player of the Week 3 times in the same season since Arizona State’s Ethan Long in 2021 and 1st OSU player to ever do it
  • 4th time in his career being named Pac-12 Player of the Week, most ever by an OSU player

ALSO NOMINATED: Drake Digiorno, UTAH; Duce Gourson, UCLA; Joey Kramer, WSU; Brendan Summerhill, ARIZ

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PITCHER OF THE WEEK: Christian Lim, Fr., LHP, Stanford (Nashville, Tenn.)          
» 1 GS, 0-0, 6.1 IP, 0.00 ERA, 3 H, 0 ER, 11 K,  2 BB, 15.63 K/9, 0.79 WHIP

  • Allowed just 3 hits and 2 walks while striking out a career-best 11 batters over 6 1/3 scoreless innings on Sunday
  • Retired 12 straight from the 2nd out in the 2nd inning through 1 out in the 6th
  • Recorded 8 of his first 9 outs via strikeout
  • Left the game with a 1-0 lead, 1 out and nobody on in the 7th
  • 11 strikeouts surpassed his previous career high of 10 set at Rice on March 2
  • Quality start was his 3rd of the season and 3rd in his last 4 turns and has now allowed 2 or fewer runs in each of his last 4 starts
  • 41 strikeouts this season is 2nd in Pac-12 behind teammate Matt Scott
  • 2nd time in the last 4 weeks Lim has won this award and 3rd time in last 4 weeks a Stanford pitcher has won
  • 1st pitcher to win this award multiple times in the same season since Oregon’s Jace Stoffel did it 3 times last year.  Last Stanford pitcher to earn this honor multiple times in a season was 2022, when Quinn Mathews won it 3 times and Alex Williams twice

ALSO NOMINATED: Chase Grillo, WSU; Eric Segura, OSU; Michael Barnett, UCLA; RJ Gordon, ORE; Merit Jones, UTAH; Cam Walty, ARIZ

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

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