Junior Bryan Conant of Cal State Los Angeles has been selected the California Collegiate Athletic Association Baseball Player of the Week for March 23-29.
The Alta Loma High School graduate had two outstanding starts to lead the Golden Eagles to wins over Cal State Monterey Bay and Cal State East Bay.
Conant allowed just 11 hits and one earned run over 17 and 2/3 innings pitched for an ERA of 0.51.
To start the week, the right-hander gave up seven hits and one run, while striking out seven in a 5-1 victory over the Otters. Conant then tossed a four-hit, complete-game shutout, while allowing just one walk and striking out two batters in Sunday’s 3-0 win against the Pioneers.
|CCAA Baseball Pitcher of the Week
|Jan. 26-Feb. 1
||Trevor Scott (UC San Diego)
||J.J. Franklin (Cal Poly Pomona)
||Winston Lavendier (Cal State Dominguez Hills)
||Luke Barker (Chico State)
|Feb. 23-Mar. 1
||Justin Donatella (UC San Diego)
||Chris Powell (Cal Poly Pomona)
||Angel Lara (Cal State East Bay)
||Ryan Luna (Sonoma State)
||Bryan Conant (Cal State L.A.)
Senior guard Terrence Drisdom of Cal Poly Pomona is one of the select players earning NCAA Division II All-American honors.
A total of 15 players were selected, five to each of three teams, Drisdom, a native of Corona, was named to the second team.
It is his second All-American honor, the first coming in for the 2012-2013 campaign which was his junior season.
Drisdom totaled 1,201 points through his collegiate career to rank eighth all-time in program history. During his time at CPP, the Broncos posted an overall record of 88-29.
This year, Drisdom was selected as the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Player of the Year while also earning All-West Region First Team honors. The All-American recognition comes from the Basketball Times publication.
Drisdom ranked second in the league for scoring (16.5 points per game), first in minutes (995), first in field goals made (180), first in steals (80), first in free throws made (124), fourth in blocks (24) and fifth in total rebounds (189).
Cajon High School graduate Chelsea Ponce put her name in the record book at UC Riverside, pitching the first no-hitter in school history since the Highlander moved to NCAA Division I.
She walked one and struck out five as the Highlanders blanked Bethune-Cookman (Fla.) 7-0. She faced three batters over the minimum. In addition to the one walk, two runners reached on errors.
Two of the base runners against her came in the seventh inning but she got out of the jam with the shutout in tact.
On the season Ponce boasts an impressive mark of 20-3 with a 1.11 earned run averages. She has 116 strikeouts, 86 hits and 22 earned runs allowed in 141 innings.
The junior is coming off a red-shirt season after spending her first two collegiate seasons at Riverside Community College.