2019 NWAC & Under Armour Baseball Athletes of the Week - Week 1
SOPHOMORE • PITCHER
Luke Tedrick, Federal Way HS, Federal Way, WA.
In 35 innings (league high), Tedrick has tallied an outstanding 0.77 ERA (4th in league) and 33 strikeouts (8th) to help lead the top-ranked Tritons to a 15-4 preseason record. He has only allowed four walks, 6 doubles, no triples and a single home run while striking out an average 8.49 batters per game.
"Luke has been outstanding all season, but really made great starts when we needed him too.'" said Edmonds head coach Scott Kelly. "Always competing and working hard to keep his team in games."
NWAC ATHLETES OF THE WEEK - MARCH 28
Matt James, Ferndale HS, Ferndale, WA.
James was a hitting machine for the Yaks in the preseason. In 15 games, he turned in a .404 batting average with 18 runs, 21 hits, 5 doubles, 4 homers, 16 RBIs and 11 walks to go with 6 stolen bases.
“Matt is a dynamic hitter who has the ability to put up power numbers while being a hitter that hits for a high average," said Yakima Valley head coach Kyle Krustangel. "Matt was at Notre Dame last year and has signed a letter of intent to East Carolina for next year!
NOTE: Vullo Bat Company, based in Mead, Washington, is awarding a Vullo bat engraved with the student athlete's name to each NWAC Baseball and Softball Batter of the Week. Visit Vullo online at vullobatcompany.com and check out their social media pages on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. All bats are hand crafted in the Northwest.