Mountain West Announces Baseball Player & Pitcher of the Week - May 20, 2013

May 20, 2013

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - New Mexico outfielder Luke Campbell was named Mountain West Baseball Player of the Week, while Fresno State sophomore Jordan Brink has earned MW Pitcher of the Week honors for games played from May 13-20, 2013. It is the second MW honor of the season for Brink and the first for Campbell.

Campbell, a senior from Arvada, Colo., hit .417 (5-of-12) as the Lobos went 3-0 for the week, including a series sweep at San Diego State to finish up MW play. Campbell was 2-of-4 with one run scored and 5 RBI in UNM's 14-6 win over the Aztecs on Thursday. His grand slam in the top of the seventh inning extended the Lobo lead to 10-3. The grand slam was his second of the season.

In Friday's 3-1 win against the Aztecs, Campbell was 1-of-3 with one run scored and 2 RBI. His two-run home run in the seventh provided the first runs of the game and gave UNM a 2-0 lead. On Saturday, Campbell was 2-of-5 with one run scored in the Lobos' 11-7 victory

For the week, Campbell scored three runs and drove in seven. He was walked three times and only struck out once. Defensively, Campbell recorded two putouts from the outfield.

Brink, a right-hander from Fresno, Calif., led the Bulldogs to a 2-1 victory in 10 innings against Nevada on Thursday night. Brink struck out eight Wolf Pack batters in six innings of relief work. He allowed just one hit, one walk and one run in the win.

2013 Mountain West Baseball Players of the Week
Feb. 18 - Tim Zier, Jr., 2B, San Diego State
Feb. 25 - Alex Bast, Sr., OF, Air Force
March 4 - Austin Byler, So., 3B, Nevada
March 13 - DJ Peterson, Jr., 3B, New Mexico
March 18 - Kewby Meyer, So., 1B, Nevada
March 25 - Mitch Garver, Sr., C, New Mexico
April 1 - Collin Yelich, Fr., C, UNLV
April 8 - Jake Romanski, Sr., C, San Diego State
April 15 - Josh Melendez, Sr., OF, New Mexico
April 22 - Erik VanMeetren, So., C, UNLV
April 29 - Sam Haggerty, Fr., 2B, New Mexico
May 6 - Mitch Garver, Sr., C, New Mexico
May 13 - Joey Swanner, So., OF, UNLV
May 20 - Luke Campbell, Sr., OF, New Mexico

2013 Mountain West Baseball Pitchers of the Week
Feb. 18 - Bubba Derby, Fr., RHP, San Diego State
Feb. 25 - Kenny Oakley, Fr., RHP, UNLV
March 4 - Derick Velazquez, So., RHP, Fresno State
March 13 - John Richy, So., RHP, UNLV
March 18 - Tyler Linehan, Jr., LHP, Fresno State
March 25 - Alex Baker, Sr., RHP, Air Force
April 1 - Erick Fedde, So., RHP, UNLV
April 8 - Michael Cederoth, So., RHP, San Diego State
April 15 - Drew Bridges, Fr., RHP, New Mexico
April 22 - Jordan Brink, So., RHP, Fresno State
April 29 - Mike RoBards, So., LHP, San Diego State
May 6 - Sam Wolff, Sr., RHP, New Mexico
May 13 - Cameron White, Jr., RHP, Air Force; Josh Walker, Jr., RHP, New Mexico
May 20 - Jordan Brink, So., RHP, Fresno State