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Oregon State's Ben Ferrer celebrates the final out against Oregon (Aaron Fitt)


Hjerpe, Ferrer Continue Dominance For Beavers

CORVALLIS, Ore. — You can make a strong case that Oregon State’s Cooper Hjerpe has been college baseball’s best pitcher in 2022. Our Shotgun Spratling recently detailed his superb 17-strikeout performance against Stanford, as well as another strong outing against Southern California on a day he did not have his “A” stuff. Nothing has derailed the Hjerpe express this spring — and neither two rain delays nor a matchup against Oregon’s Pac-12-best offense could slow him down on Friday night.

Hjerpe waited out a one-hour, 15-minute delay before first pitch, and another 18-minute delay during the middle of his outing,[…]