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Menlo College's Vega, Comstock earn weekly baseball honors

Menlo College's Kyer Vega was named NAIA West Pitcher of the Week and teammate Daniel Comstock earned Player of the Week honors it was announced Monday.

Vega had two wins and two saves to help the Oaks (4-9, 14-18) win four of seven games last week.

In a doubleheader sweep of Vanguard, Vega earned the win for a scoreless inning of relief in game one, then earned a save in game two to become Menlo's all-time saves leader. He followed that performance with a 1 1/3 inning save in a win over Hawaii Hilo on Wednesday.

Vega got the start in game two of Saturday's doubleheader and threw eight strong innings to lead the Oaks to a 14-4 win over NAIA powerhouse Lewis-Clark State.

In addition to his mound work, Vega also hit .458 for the week (11-for-24) and drove in three runs. He currently has a six-game hitting streak. He singled in Menlo's 14-1 loss to visiting LC State.

Comstock, who hit a home run to account for the Oaks lone run Monday, hit for the cycle in his first four at bats of game one against Vanguard. He hit .500 (13-for-26) with six doubles, a triple, two home runs, nine RBIs, five runs scored and six walks.

— Menlo Athletics

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