Utah baseball: Jones wins national honor

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Utah first baseman Austin Jones was named the National Player of the Week by the Collegiate Baseball Newspaper .

Jones hit four home runs against Air Force on Friday, breaking the school record and tying the Mountain West Conference record for homers in a game. His grand slam in the seventh inning gave Utah the lead for good, 9-8. He also put Utah on the board in the first inning with a solo homer and added two-run home runs in both the eighth and ninth innings.

For the week, Jones hit .381 with eight hits and seven runs scored, as the Utes (19-24, 6-12 MWC) defeated Utah Valley and swept a three-game series against Air Force.