PHOENIX, Ariz. --- California Baptist University’s Jon Bengard has been selected the fourth Hawai’i Tourism Authority Pacific West Conference Pitcher of the Week.
The honor is for games played back on Feb. 18-24 but was announced today by the conference office.
Bengard, the reigning PacWest Pitcher of the Year, tossed a complete-game, four-hitter in a 4-1 non-conference win over Cal State San Bernardino Feb. 23. He struck out eight and allowed just one earned run while giving up just four singles.
On the season, Bengard is 4-0 with a 1.99 ERA through his first seven starts. He leads the PacWest with 47 strikeouts in 49.2 innings, 10 more Ks than any other pitcher in the league.
The defending PacWest Champion Lancers have won 11 of 13 and are 14-8 overall, 7-1 PacWest. They host Hawaii Pacific in a four-game series next Monday and Tuesday. Both days are 9-7 doubleheaders beginning at Noon.