University of Utah outfielder Lance Madsen, who hit four home runs in 13 at-bats last week in a four-game series against New Mexico, has been named the Western Athletic Conference's spring athlete of the week.

Madsen was 6 for 13, drove in 7 runs and scored 5 others in the four games.Included was a three home run performance in the second game of the series, a 12-7 Utah win.

Madsen leads Utah in nine offensive categories including most home runs - 15 - and RBI - 50.