Nevada's Byler Named MWC Player of the Week

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RENO - Wolf Pack junior first baseman Austin Byler has been named the Mountain West Baseball Player of the Week.

Byler batted .438 with seven hits, six runs scored and three RBI in five games last week, leading Nevada to a 3-2 record and a conference series win over San Jose State.

Byler is batting .290 so far this season, with seven doubles, four triples, four home runs and 20 RBI.

It's the second time in his career he has earned this honor. Byler was named to the preseason All-Conference team this year.