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Romanski Named WCC Player of the Week

April 17, 2006

SAN DIEGO, Calif. - Freshman outfielder/pitcher Josh Romanski was named the West Coast Conference Player of the Week, it was announced Monday. This is the second time this season that Romanski has earned this honor with the other time coming on Feb. 6 after the Toreros swept the defending national champion Texas Longhorns.

Romanski led the Toreros' offense this past week going 6-for-11 (.545) with one double and one RBI. Romanski also saw time as a relief pitcher throwing 2.2 innings allowing one unearned run on five hits while picking up the win for the Toreros in the second game of the doubleheader with Loyola Marymount University. Romanski went 3-for-4 with one double in USD's win on Thursday against LMU then followed with a 2-for-4, one RBI performance in the first game on Saturday. Romanski then played a key role in the Toreros come back in the late game on Saturday as he came in to pitch 1.2 innings holding the Lions to one unearned run in picking up the win. Offensively Romanski went 1-for-1 with his lone hit a key part of the Toreros four-run ninth inning rally. Romanski is now hitting .292 overall with 31 hits, three doubles, one triple, one home run and 12 RBI. On the mound, Romanski is 1-4 with an ERA of 3.99.

Romanski and the Toreros will return to action on Tuesday as they host the Highlanders of UC Riverside in a 3 p.m. non-conference game at Cunningham Stadium to close out a five-game home stand.