Steven Kwan had a heck of a week. He played in four games and went 12 for 18 at the plate. He also hel;ped Oregon State take care of the Portland Pilots and win two our of three from Pac-12 opponent Arizona State. In the game against the Pilots played at Ron Tonkin Field in Hillsboro Kwan had five hits. Two singles, two triples and a homer.
The junior followed that up with a hit in the opener versus ASU, then back-to-back three-hit games to close out the series.
Kwan, a business major, is now batting .340 on the year and began the week at .297. He’s on a five-game hit streak and is 15-for-23 (.692) during it. Prior to the hit streak, he was batting .286.
The honor is the first of Kwan’s career. Oregon State players have now been recognized 74 times since 1986, which trails only Arizona State and Stanford. Trevor Larnach picked up the team’s first two Player of the Week honors this season. Next up for the Beavers a trip to Eugene and a non-conference game against the Oregon Ducks. 5:pm the pregame coverage with Mike Parker on Rip City Radio 620.