Kaplan Earns Big West Honors

May 14, 2007

Irvine, Calif. - Cal State Fullerton junior righthander Jeff Kaplan (Dana Point, CA / Irvine Valley College) today was selected Big West Conference Pitcher of the Week.

Kaplan went 2-0 in two appearances, picking up a win against Loyola Marymount in his first relief performance of the season and then going the first six innings of a 3-1 victory at No. 9-ranked Wichita State.

The win vs. LMU came at home when he pitched two scoreless innings and the Titans broke open a tie game. On Saturday, he did not allow a hit through the first five innings and lost his shutout ona leadoff home run in the sixth. For the week he worked 8 innings and allowed only 4 hits while striking out eight. His seasonal record is now 9-3.