Matt Wilkerson Named Golden Student-Athlete Of The Week

May 31, 2005

Matt Wilkerson led the UC Santa Barbara baseball team to a three-game sweep of its season-ending Big West series against Cal State Northridge.

In Saturday's game, it was Wilkerson's two-run home run that gave UCSB a 4-2 win over the Matadors. The home run was 13th of the season and 42nd of the career for Wilkerson, a new Gaucho record. The 42 circuit clouts surpassed the previous mark held by catchter/first baseman David Willis (1994-97).

Overall, Wilkerson hit in all three games over the weekend, going 5-for-11 (.455), with five runs scored, five RBI, one home run, one double and one walk.