April 6, 2010
|FULL WEEK OF CONFERENCE PLAY BEGINS THIS WEEK|
|The West Coast Conference began league play last week with Portland sweeping Santa Clara, while the rest of the teams will begin their conference schedule this week. As of this week, Portland and San Diego are receiving votes in the USA Today/ESPN Coaches poll. San Diego continues one of the toughest schedules in the country with a two-game stint against #1 Arizona State before beginning conference play.|
This week features an interesting matchup between the league's second best pitching team in Pepperdine and the league's best hitting team in Santa Clara.
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|AROUND THE WCC|
WCC March Pitcher of the Month: Matt Hauser, USD:
Also Nominated: John Lally, LMU; Robert Dickmann, PEP
WCC March Players of the Month: Mark Castellitto, GON & Tommy Medica, SCU
OF Tommy Medica has continued his outstanding run this season as he was named WCC Co-Player of the Month for March after hitting .403, with five home runs, six doubles, 23 runs scored and 19 RBI. He also has the longest hitting streak in the conference at an outstanding 19 games. Over that span, he has notched 13 multi-hit games.
also Nominated: Ryan Hawthorne, LMU; Victor Sanchez, USD
WCC Rawlings Pitcher of the Week: Cody Martin, GON:
WCC Rawlings Player of the Week: Ryan Hawthorne, LMU
WCC Teams Garner Preseason Rankings
WCC's Preseason All-Americans
Two Players Named To Stopper Of The Year Watch List
This marks Martin's second time being nominated to the list as he also made the midseason watch list as well. Last year, Martin posted a 3.07 ERA while going 5-4 with six saves and 68 strikeouts in 58.2 innings. In his freshman season, he set the school record for saves in a season with nine.
Last season, Varce led the league with a 2.69 ERA and tied for the league lead with nine saves, which also tied the school record. Posting a 3-5 record, he held opposing batters to an average of .249 and had 62 strikeouts in 60.1 innings.
The Boys of Summer
Alaska Baseball League
Cal Ripken League
New York Collegiate
USF's Nino Giarratano named to USA Baseball Coaching Staff
San Diego Picked To Finish First In 2010 WCC Preseason Poll
WCC Baseball Preseason Poll
The 2009 WCC Baseball Season at a Glance
|WCC TEAM NOTES|