March 11, 2013
SAN BRUNO, Calif. - Junior All-American Kris Bryant of the University of San Diego baseball team has been tabbed the West Coast Conference Player of the Week, the conference office announced Monday afternoon.
Bryant, a 6-5 third baseman from Las Vegas, Nev., helped lead the Toreros to a 4-2 record this past week. Bryant paced the Team's offense with a .474 batting average, going 9-for-19, with one double, five home runs and nine RBI. Bryant slugged at a 1.316 clip, had an on base percentage of .643, and he scored 12 runs.
Bryant began the week with an impressive 2-for-2, two home runs, and four RBI performance against No. 10 Cal State Fullerton at Fowler Park. He then went 2-for-4 with a home run and two RBI in the win against Seton Hall the very next day.
Bryant continued his offensive assault on Friday as he went 1-for-3 with a home run and two RBI against Saint Louis. Bryant then wrapped up his week with a 3-for-5 and one home run performance against Saint Louis.
Bryant and the Toreros will return to action on Thursday at 7 p.m. as they open up West Coast Conference play against Brigham Young University. All three games against the Cougars will be at USD's Fowler Park.