Ahmady named National Player of the Week
April 1, 2008
FRESNO, Calif. - The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) has announced that Fresno State's Alan Ahmady has been named the Pro-Line Athletic National Player of the Week for the period ending March 30. The NCBWA Board reviews candidates from each Division I Conference each week and names winners each Tuesday throughout the season.
Ahmady, a sophomore from Fresno, Calif., hit .583 with 14 hits, eight runs scored, six doubles, three home runs, and 14 RBI as Fresno State went 5-1 last week. In four conference games against Nevada, he hit .600 in 15 at bats with three homers and 10 RBI. He also scored seven runs and had a slugging percentage of 1.467 during the four games against the Pack.
Fort Worth-based Pro-Line Athletic supplies the official cap to more than 100 Division I college teams and official uniforms and team wear to six Division 1 college teams. This is the fourth year Pro-Line has sponsored the NCBWA's Players of the Week. The sponsorship provides for plaques to be awarded to each of the weekly winners and other promotional consideration. For more information about Pro-Line, visit their Web site at: www.prolineathletic.com
Founded in 1962, the NCBWA is dedicated to the advancement of college baseball. Membership is open to writers, broadcasters and publicists of the sport. For more information about the NCBWA, visit the association's official Web site, www.ncbwa.com.
For more information, contact NCBWA Assistant Executive Director Mike Montoro (304-293-2821, email@example.com).
Pro-Line Athletic Hitter of the Week - Feb. 25 - Dustin Ackley, North Carolina; March 4 - Sawyer Carroll, Kentucky; March 11 - Aaron Murphree, Arkansas; March 18 - Tyler Kuhn, West Virginia; March 25 - Mike McKenna, Florida Atlantic; April 1 - Alan Ahmady, Fresno State
Pro-Line Athletic Pitcher of the Week - Feb. 25 - Lance Lynn, Ole Miss; March 4 - Joey Seal, Norfolk State, Barry Bowden, Southern Miss; March 11 - David Coulon, Arizona; March 18 - Ricky Bowen, Mississippi State; March 25 - Aaron Crow, Missouri; April 1 - Brandon McClurg, Lipscomb and Josh Romanski, San Diego
Transactions - NCBWA named Fresno State sophomore outfielder Alan Ahmady, Lipscomb's junior RHP Brandon McClurg and San Diego junior LHP as the Pro-Line Athletic National Players of the Week.
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