ORANGE, Calif. – Junior Gavin Blodgett slugged his way into some weekly awards with SCIAC Athlete of the Week and D3baseball.com Team of the Week honors. Blodgett was also named Chapman's Athlete of the Week on Monday.
Blodgett helped power the Panthers to four wins last week and extend their winning streak to eight games. The junior second baseman smashed five extra-base hits, including three homers and two double. He blasted a go-ahead two-run homer against Redlands and came up with a critical game-tying single in the eighth against Pomona-Pitzer.
The Fullerton, Calif., native is hitting .378 with three homers, three doubles and16 RBIs in his first 11 games of the season. After slugging 1.063 last week with three walks, he owns a 1.117 OPS for the year.
by Steven Olveda
Sports Information Director