Time once again for our look at some of the top single-game performances of the week in D1 college baseball – the nominees for HERO of the Week!
The only way to vote is in the polls at the bottom of each section. Once you’ve made your voice heard, share with friends so they can vote as well and check back next week to see who won. Polls close Tuesday at noon Pacific, so be sure to get your vote in on time!
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Last week you chose CJ Chatham of BR-31 Florida Atlantic as the D1 Baseball Offensive HERO of the Week with almost 71 percent of the vote. Chatham went 5 for 6 and almost hit for the cycle in a game against BR-24 Southern Mississippi.
On the flip side, you chose Ryan Thurston of BR-136 Western Kentucky as the D1 Baseball Pitching HERO of the Week with a whopping 82 percent of the vote. Thurston went 10 innings and struck out 11 batters in 3-2 win over BR-146 FIU.
Congrats to CJ and Ryan!
Now on to this week's nominees.
BR-154 BINGHAMTON: Gamache hit two home runs and had seven RBIs in an 11-5 win last week over BR-207 Stony Brook.
BR-29 TULANE: Montalbano cracked three home runs in one contest last week in a 7-1 victory over BR-169 South Florida.
BR-12 CAL STATE FULLERTON: Blaser went a perfect 4 for 4 at the plate with a double in a 2-1 win over BR-122 UC Riverside.
BR-144 BRADLEY: Gaa went 3 for 6 with a home run and two doubles in a 10-2 win over BR-191 Illinois State.
BR-16 MISSISSIPPI STATE: Lowe went 5 for 5 at the plate with a home run last week against BR-103 Missouri.
BR-212 ST. BONAVENTURE: Schlimm struck out 12 batters on his way to a 3-0 victory last week against BR-275 George Mason.
BR-51 OKLAHOMA: Hanson took a no-hitter into the sixth inning in a start last week against BR-157 Kansas. He ended up allowing just two hits while striking out nine en route to a 12-0 win.
BR-12 CAL STATE FULLERTON: Seabold went seven innings and struck out 12 batters in a 2-1 win over BR-122 UC Riverside.
BR-162 NORTHEASTERN: Hunt struck out 10 batters in seven innings of work during a 4-1 victory last week against BR-251 Hofstra.
BR-4 TEXAS A&M: Simonds led the Aggies to a 3-0 win over BR-5 Vanderbilt by tossing a nine inning no-hitter. He struck out four batters.