Mar 21, 2023 | Matt Betts | 397 views
College Player of the Week: Ben Abram
Earlier today pitcher Ben Abram was named the Canadian Baseball Network College Player of the Week for his two starts for the No. 12 Oklahoma State Cowboys.
Now Abram has garnered the Terriers College Player of the Week honour.
Abram started his week by tossing three scoreless, hitless innings as the Cowboys downed Dallas Baptist 20-4 in a midweek contest. He struck out six en route to his second win of the season.
Back on the mound in Game 2 of their series with No. 22 Texas Tech, Abram delivered again by working six innings and allowing one run on six hits. The right-hander issued three walks and struck out six more. With the win he moved to 3-0 on the season.
Abram picked up three wins over an 11 day stretch.
Connor O'Halloran struck out double digit batters for the third straight start as the University of Michigan defeated Bradley 8-4 in Game 1 of their weekend series. O'Halloran lasted six innings and surrendered an unearned run on three hits, while walking four and striking out 12.
Continuing a season opening 22-game road trip, Niagara University catcher Matt Ward had seven hits, walked once and drove in six in five games. The Purple Eagles upset Oregon 8-5 in a midweek game before taking 2-of-3 from George Washington. Next up is their Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference series opener at Saint Peter's.
Righty Matt Brown evened his record at 3-3 thanks to six innings of work in St. Petersburg College's 13-7 victory over Polk State. Brown surrendered six runs (five earned) on nine hits and fanned seven.
Iowa Lakes infielder Matt Torresan doubled twice and finished 3-for-4 in a 15-3 loss to Kirkwood.
Spoon River wishes they didn't pitch to Austin Gomm as he went 5-for-6 with three home runs and eight RBI in a pair of Parkland College wins. He closed the week with seven hits in all.
Elijha Hammill collected two hits, worked two walks and drove in two in Utah's 2-1 series loss to Arizona State.
Tyler Offman stroked a hit and had a RBI as New York University defeated Purchase College 24-8.
Photo credit: Oklahoma State University Athletics