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March 14, 2012

Gates Earns NWC Recognition

Senior first baseman Brock Gates has been named NWC Student-Athlete of the Week for his outstanding play this past weekend against Whitman.

In the Lutes three-game sweep over the Missionaries, Gates hit .571 (8-14), scored four runs, and drove in seven. In addition, he was walked five times (twice intentionally) in the series leading to a .647 on-base percentage.

The senior has registered a hit in all 15 games this season and has 13 multiple hit games on the year.

Gates is on his way to an all-conference type season and leads the NWC in six offensive categories including batting average (.471), on-base percentage (.513), hits (33), RBI (23), doubles (9), and total bases (48).

-PLU-