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Dakota Hawkins named a National Player of the Week

This is the second time he has won this award this year

Washington State Athletics

Washington State right-hander Dakota Hawkins was named a National Player of the Week on Monday following his performance against Washington last week. The senior went 6.2 innings on Friday in the 2-1 victory over the Huskies.

He allowed just 1 run on 4 hits while striking out 12 and walking 3. His 1 run allowed came in the 7th inning when he gave up a single to right field with two runners on. His 12 strikeouts is a career high and tied for 4th most by a Cougar in school history and the second most against the Huskies.

The Cougs unfortunately could not keep the momentum going throughout the weekend as they would lose Saturday 6-2 and drop the series finale 8-2 on Sunday.

Hawkins joins 13 other athletes to be named National Player of the Week by Collegiate Baseball this week. This is his second time earning this award this season as he also earned it in March after throwing 5.1 innings against Oregon where he struck out 10 and allowed just 1 run on 5 hits.

The Cougars will hit the road for the final time this season as they head to California to take on the Golden Bears for a three game series beginning on Friday. First pitch is scheduled for 6:05 with their game on Saturday beginning at 2:05 and the finale on Sunday scheduled for 1:05. All three games can be seen on the California athletics website. They will then return home for their final series next weekend against Stanford with a three game series beginning Thursday, May 18th.



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