April 16, 2012
DENVER –Nevada pitcher Bradey Shipley has been named the Verizon Western Athletic Conference Baseball Pitcher of the Week,for April 9-15.
Shipley, a sophomore from Medford, Ore. (North Medford HS), pitched eight shutout innings to earn his sixth win of the season as the Pack defeated Louisiana Tech 3-2 on Friday. The eight innings are a career high in which he struck out five and walked two. Shipley did not allow a hit in his last four innings on the mound. All three hits allowed were singles and came in the first four innings of the game. No LA Tech hitter reached third base when Shipley was on the mound.
The other pitcher of the week nominations: Fresno State senior Thomas Harlan … Hawai‘i sophomore Jarrett Arakawa … Louisiana Tech junior Jamie Gilley … New Mexico State junior Adam Mott … Sacramento State junior Brandon Creel … San Jose State freshman Kalei Contrades.