Nick Gonzales Named WAC Baseball Hitter Of The Week

Written By: WAC Media Relations

DENVER, CO - NM State’s Nick Gonzales has been named TicketSmarter Western Athletic Conference Hitter of the Week for Feb. 10 – Feb. 16.

Gonzales, a junior infielder from Vail, Ariz., picked up right where he left off last season, hitting .571 in a four-game series sweep over Texas Southern and stretching his on-base streak to 70 games dating back to the 2018 season. On opening night, he was 2-for-4 with four RBIs and two runs scored in an 11-2 win over the Tigers. He combined to go 3-for-5 with four RBIs and three runs scored, also drawing five walks, in a doubleheader sweep on Saturday. He saved the best for last, going 3-for-5, all home runs, with nine RBIs on Sunday to give him 17 RBIs on the weekend.