For the second time in three weeks, Cal Poly Pomona junior right-hander Michael Koval has been named California Collegiate Athletic Association Pitcher of the Week.
Koval had another stellar week on the mound for the Broncos, limiting Chico State to just a .115 average en route to a CPP victory Saturday afternoon. He went eight innings, giving up three hits and striking out four.
The Alta Loma High School product improved to 6-2 with a 2.26 ERA in 10 starts.
Cal Poly Pomona alumnus Kyle Garlick put the minor leagues on notice Monday in the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes’ Cal League victory over the Lancaster Jethawks, 12-5.
The Los Angeles Dodgers’ prospect went 4 for 5 with three home runs and six RBIs for the Quakes.
Rancho Cucamonga remain in a tie at the top of the league standings with the High Desert Mavericks, who defeated the Inland Empire 66ers, 4-1, on the road.
Cal Poly Pomona’s Michael Koval (Alta Loma High School) has been named California Collegiate Athletic Association Pitcher of the Week.
The junior right-hander earned a win for the Broncos in Saturday’s series opener against No. 19 Cal State Monterey Bay. He went seven innings and held his opponents to just a .200 average, allowing just one earned run on five hits, while striking out seven Otter batters.
This is the fourth Pitcher of the Week selection for a Cal Poly Pomona pitcher this season.
Player of the Week honors went to junior outfielder-first baseman Chris Nicholson of San Francisco State.