Penn State's Thompson and Northwestern's Brauer Honored with Weekly Awards
Feb. 21, 2006
PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Thompson went 5-for-12 at the plate last week, hitting .417 with four RBI in Penn State's three-game series against No. 10 Tulane. The senior outfielder recorded a double as well as the Nittany Lions' first home run of the year to go along with nine total bases, a .750 slugging percentage, and a .417 on-base percentage for the weekend. Thompson was also flawless in the field, as he recorded eight putouts and an outfield assist.
LAST PSU PLAYER OTW: Matt Harter (2/24/04)
PITCHER OF THE WEEK
Brauer, a junior left-hander, made his second start of 2006, pitching five complete innings in the Wildcats' 6-5, 10-inning win on Saturday. He struck out seven and walked three, giving up three hits and one run. In 10 innings so far this season, Brauer has recorded 15 strikeouts.
LAST NU PITCHER OTW: Dan Schwartz (2/14/06)