Yari Wins Naia West Player Of The Week
Submitted By Dan Thompson on Monday, April 21, 2014
The University of British Columbia's Bruce Yari has been named the NAIA West's Red Lion Baseball Player of the Week.
Yari, a sophomore from Waterloo, Ont., was a deadly force at the plate this past weekend against the Simpson (Calif.) Red Hawks, recording 11 hits in 18 at-bats, including a triple. The first baseman drove in six runs and scored five as the Thunderbirds swept the four-game series against Simpson.
The four victories allowed UBC to clinch the No.
1 seed for the NAIA West Grouping playoffs, which the school will host May 2-5 in Vancouver. Yari finishes the regular season as the team leader in batting average (.372).
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