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.
Khallifah Rosser of Cal State Los Angeles has been named the California Collegiate Athletic Association Men’s Track and Field Athlete of the Week.
Rosser, a graduate of Summit High School and Chaffey College, picked up the honor for the second time this season after an impressive showing on Saturday at the Mt. SAC Relays.
Competing in the elite men’s 400 hurdles, Rosser won the race with a time of 49.27. That time is currently No. 1 in the NCAA Division II and tied for No. 5 in the world with Japan’s Keisuke Nozawa. He won a close battle on Saturday with Jeshua Anderson, who has the No. 2 time in the world so far this year.
Rosser’s time is also No. 2 all-time at Cal State LA. The school record is 49.04 and was set by Sam Turner in 1978.
Rosser’s time is also No. 7 all-time in NCAA Division II.
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.