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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Monday, April 5, 2010

UH's Slaats is WAC Pitcher of the Week

Advertiser Staff

University of Hawaii right-hander Josh Slaats has been named the Verizon Western Athletic Conference Baseball Pitcher of the Week, respectively, for March 29-April 4.

Slaats, a junior from San Ramon, Calif., struck out 10 and allowed one hit in seven innings in leading the Rainbows to a 2-1 victory over Gonzaga.

Slaats pitched his third home outing in a row without giving up a run, extending

his home scoreless inning streak to 20 innings.

He also pitched his second 10-strikeout outing in his last three starts, tying a career

high. On the season, Slaats is now 3-1 with a 1.03 ERA, striking out 41 in

35.0 innings pitched.