Meyer Named MW Player Of The Week

March 18, 2013

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -¬ Nevada first baseman Kewby Meyer and Fresno State left-hander Tyler Linehan have earned Mountain West Baseball Player and Pitcher of the Week honors for games played from March 11-17, 2013.  It is the first MW recognition for Meyer and Linehan.

Meyer, a sophomore from Waipahu, Hawaii, hit .400 (6-of-15) for the week as the Wolf Pack went 3-1, including a 2-1 series win against Air Force to start MW play. Meyer started the week with a 2-of-4 performance in an 11-10 road win at UC Davis.  He scored two runs, drove in two runs and was walked once.  In Nevada's 3-2 win over Air Force in its first-ever MW Conference game, Meyer hit a sacrifice fly to get the Wolf Pack's first run across the plate in the first inning.  He hit 3-of 4, including two doubles, with a run scored and two RBI in Saturday's 6-1 win over the Falcons.  In Sunday's 7-3 loss to the Academy, Meyer was 1-of-5 from the plate.

For the week, Meyer, a three-hole hitter, scored three runs, batted in five runs and hit two doubles. He was walked twice. Defensively, Meyer recorded 32 putouts and two assists from his first base position.