SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Sacramento State baseball's Ian Dawkins was named the Western Athletic Conference's Hitter of the Week, the conference announced Monday morning.
In four games last week, Dawkins went 11-for- 17, good for a .647 batting average. He added a .667 on-base percentage and a 1.235 slugging percentage to go along with that.
On Friday, Dawkins went 4-for-5, with a double and a home run. He added on four more hits again on Saturday, going 4-for-4 with another home run and a triple. He added his second double of the series in a 2-for-4 outing on Sunday.
Dawkins is now hitting .343 for the season, best on the club. He also leads the team in slugging (.527), on-base percentage (.404), runs scored (37), and hits (69). His .416 batting average in conference play leads the WAC and his 11 doubles against WAC opponents in also a league best.
The award is the first for Dawkins, who has been nominated multiple times. It is the sixth award this season for Sacramento State as a team. They won four straight form April 9 - 30 earlier this season. Previous winners include Parker Brahms (3/5, 4/16), PJ Floyd (4/9), and Tanner Dalton (4/23, 4/30).