CB National Players Of Week (2-28-22)

Collegiate Baseball’s
National Players Of The Week
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C Kevin Parada, Georgia Tech.: Parada belted 5 home runs with 4 doubles, 12 hits and collected a gaudy 17 RBI over 5 games. He struck out just twice in 21 at-bats for a .591 on-base percentage and also stole two bases.

3B Jake Gelof, Virginia: Over 4 games, Gelof went 9-for-10 with 4 home runs, 2 doubles, 1 triple and 15 RBI. In the series finale against Cornell, he hit for the cycle in just 4 at-bats and 5 innings played. He became the first Cavalier to hit for the cycle in 21 years. In the opening game of the Cornell series, he smacked 2 homers and tallied 8 RBI — the most by a Cavalier since 2013.

1B Tommy White, N.C. State: White belted 4 home runs over 5 games as he went 11-for-20 with 11 runs scored and 17 RBI. On the season, he is hitting .588 with 9 homers and 29 RBI.

1B Hunter Dorraugh, San Jose St.: Dorraugh has hit home runs in six consecutive games. Last week over four games, he was 5-for-15 with 4 home runs, 1 double, 7 runs scored and 9 RBI.

LHP Chazz Martinez, Oklahoma: Martinez struck out 14 Northwestern State batters over 7 innings during a 5-1 win. At one point, he fanned six batters in a row. His 14 strikeouts were the most by a Sooner pitcher since Levi Prater had 15 against Missouri State in 2019

LHP Donovan Burke, James Madison: Burke struck out a career-high 13 Fairleigh Dickinson batters over 7 innings during a 4-0 win. He took a perfect game into the seventh inning and finished with just one hit.

RHP Blake Hely, Davidson: Hely fanned 14 Bryant batters over 8 innings and only allowed 2 hits during an 11-0 win.

LHP Parker Messick, Florida St.: Messick struck out a career-high 13 batters with no walks during a 7-0 win over Samford. He only allowed 1 hit.

RHP Patrick Pridgen, Florida International: Pridgen struck out 13 Seton Hall batters over 7 innings during a 1-0 win over Seton Hall.

RHP Matthew Sox, Utah: Sox took a no-hitter into the ninth inning against Fresno St. He finished with a 1-hitter in 8 1/3 innings and struck out 6.

3B Trey Lipscomb, Tennessee: Lipscomb has a monster week as he belted 3 homers, 3 doubles, 2 triples, scored 6 runs and recorded 16 RBI with 27 total bases over four games. During a win over Iona, he became just the fourth player in program history to hit for the cycle, going 5-for-5.

LF Jack Hurley, Virginia Tech.: Hurley went 9-for-10 in three games against Fordham with 3 homers, 3 doubles, 1 triple and 4 RBI. Seven of his nine hits went for extra bases. He reached base safely in 12 of his 13 plate appearances.

1B Sonny DiChiara, Auburn: DiChiara went 7-for-13 at the plate over 4 games and belted 3 homers, 3 doubles, scored 8 runs and delivered 7 RBI. At one point, he reached base in 11 of 12 plate appearances.

2B/SS Colby Halter, Florida: Halter belted 3 home runs with 2 doubles, 9 runs scored and 6 RBI over 5 games. He racked up 23 total bases on 12 hits as he hit .545 on the week. In 28 defensive chances at second base and shortstop, he didn’t commit an error.

3B Trevon Dabney, James Madison: Over 4 games, Dabney went 8-for-12 with 3 homers, one double, 10 runs scored and 9 RBI. He also drew 4 walks and was hit by pitches 4 times for an .800 on-base percentage.