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Baseball Garners Two West Coast Conference Awards

May 23, 2007

San Bruno, CA- The Saint Mary's baseball team had two players earn West Coast Conference accolades as announced by the conference office today. Junior infielder J.P. Musgrove was named All-WCC Honorable Mention while newcomer Randy Wells was selected to the All-Freshman Team.

Musgrove ended his SMC career with a .290 batting average, four home runs and 27 RBI on the season. The Pasadena native drilled a team-leading 11 doubles and slugged .438. During conference play, Musgrove led the Gaels with three home runs and 21 hits. Overall, the converted catcher played in a career-high 50 games with 49 starts, adding 19 runs and 49 hits.

Randy Wells was one of the top newcomers in the WCC.


Wells was the first freshman to pace the team in hitting since Bryan Byrne in 2003. Wells batted .354 which ranked third in the conference. The Pittsburg native recorded a team-leading 63 hits, 11 doubles, three triples and 37 RBI. Wells also paced the team with 83 totals bases and added a home run. The second baseman tallied a team-high 19 multi-hit games, nine multi-RBI games and sported a 15 game hit streak earlier in the year.

PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Shane Buschini, San DiegoPITCHER OF THE YEAR: Clayton Mortensen, GonzagaFRESHMAN OF THE YEAR: Angelo Songco, LMUCOACH OF THE YEAR: Rich Hill, San Diego

All-WCC Team School Pos Yr HometownJordan Abruzzo# San Diego C SR El Cajon, Calif.James Allan Portland DH SR Gresham, Ore.Mitchell Bialosky# San Francisco 1B SR Yorba Linda, Calif.Donald Brown Pepperdine OF JR Camarillo, Calif.Shane Buschini#* San Diego OF SR San Ramon, Calif.Matt Couch San Diego RHP JR Sacramento, Calif.Barry Enright#* Pepperdine RHP JR Stockton, Calif.Logan Gelbrich San Diego DH JR Los Angeles, Calif.AJ Griffin San Diego RHP FR El Cajon, Calif.Darin Holcomb Gonzaga 3B JR Spokane, Wash.Jonnie Knoble# San Francisco OF SR Sandy, UtahBrian Matusz# San Diego LHP SO Cave Creek, Ariz.Tommy Medica# Santa Clara C FR San Jose, Calif.Brad Meyers LMU RHP JR Yorba Linda, Calif.Clayton Mortensen# Gonzaga RHP SR Rexburg, IdahoJon Norfolk San Francisco C SR Riverside, Calif.Adam Olbrychowski Pepperdine RHP JR Los Angeles, Calif.Adrian Ortiz Pepperdine OF JR Bayamon, P.R.Aaron Poreda* San Francisco LHP JR Moraga, Calif.Justin Snyder# San Diego 2B JR El Cajon, Calif.Josh Romanski# San Diego UT SO Corona, Calif.Angelo Songco# LMU OF FR Granada Hills, Calif.Shawn Wayt# Gonzaga OF JR Beaverton, Ore.Ryan Wiegand# Gonzaga DH SO San Diego, Calif.Danny Worth Pepperdine SS JR Valencia, Calif.*Previous Times an All-WCC First Team Pick #Unanimous Selection

All-Freshman TeamNate Garcia Santa Clara RHP Santa Clara, Calif.AJ Griffin San Diego RHP El Cajon, Calif.Steve Kalush Santa Clara RHP San Mateo, Calif.Tommy Medica Santa Clara C San Jose, Calif.Derek Poppert San Francisco 3B Walnut Creek, Calif.Travis Tartamella Pepperdine C Alta Loma, Calif.Alex Rivers Santa Clara RHP Lodi, Calif.Angelo Songco LMU OF Granada Hills, Calif.Jeremy Stumetz Gonzaga RHP Richland, Wash.Randy Wells Saint Mary's INF Pittsburg, Calif.

Honorable MentionGON- Brandon Harmon, Aaron McGuinness, Mike Terry; LMU- Eric Farris, DeAn¬dre Miller; PEP- Jason Dominguez; POR- David Gruener, Given Kutz; SMC- JP Musgrove; USD- Kevin Hansen, Daniel Magness; USF- Brian Chavez, Jason Dufloth, Derek Poppert; SCU- Gabe Alcantar, Ryan Conan, Matt Wickswat