Cal Poly player earns weekly honor

Cal Poly Pomona outfielder Travis Taijeron has been named the Wilson/California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Player of the Week for the week of March 6 to March 13,

It marks the second time this season he has been honored.

Taijeron, a senior from San Diego, Calif., had a productive weekend at the plate as he helped the Broncos take three out of four at Cal State Stanislaus. He posted a .417 batting average (5-for-12) with six runs scored, two home runs and three RBIs while recording a .917 slugging percentage and .529 on-base percentage.

Taijeron, who hit safely in all four games and scored a run in three of the four contests, launched a leadoff homerun in the ninth-inning Friday to lift the Broncos to a 4-3 victory on Friday.

Currently in the conference ranks for season statistics, Taijeron is first in total bases (52), first in homeruns (6), second in slugging (.684), second in runs batted in (21), fourth in walks (14) and fifth in on-base percentage (.473).

CPP has a week off before opening a four-game series at defending CCAA champion UC San Diego on March 24.

Wilson/CCAA Player of the Week
Jan. 31- Feb. 6: Travis Taijeron (Cal Poly Pomona)

Feb. 7-13: Thomas Shull (Cal State Stanislaus)

Feb. 14-20: Manny Acosta (Cal State L.A.)

Feb. 21-27: Garrett Tuck (UC San Diego)

Feb. 28-Mar. 6: Blake Tagmyer (UC San Diego)

Mar. 7-13: Travis Taijeron (Cal Poly Pomona).

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