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Bolinger, Bobb collect season's final monthly honors

May 31, 2012

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SAN BRUNO, Calif. --The West Coast Conference has named its Rawlings Pitcher and Player of the Month for May 2012.

RAWLINGS WEST COAST CONFERENCE PITCHER OF THE MONTH
ABE BOBB, RS-SO., RHP, SAN FRANCISCO

San Francisco right-hander Abe Bobb is the Rawlings WCC Pitcher of the Month for May. He put together a perfect 3-0 record with a 0.77 ERA during the month. Bobb did walk a single batter across 23.1 innings pitched, while striking out 16. Bobb's first career complete game came against Pepperdine on May 4 when he allowed just one earned run in a 7-2 victory over the eventual WCC champs. The Denver, Colorado native pitched at least seven innings in each of his three starts and struck out a career-high nine against Santa Clara on May 13.

Also nominated: Mason Marshall, BYU; Marco Gonzales, Gonzaga; Colin Welmon, Loyola Marymount; Corey Miller, Pepperdine; Martin Agosta, Saint Mary's; Paul Twining, Santa Clara

2012 RAWLINGS WCC PITCHER OF THE MONTH
February: Powell Fansler, Santa Clara
March: Travis Radke, Portland
April: Michael Wagner, San Diego
May: Abe Bobb, San Francisco

RAWLINGS WEST COAST CONFERENCE PLAYER OF THE MONTH
ROYCE BOLINGER, SR., OF, GONZAGA

For the second straight month, Gonzaga senior Royce Bolinger is the Rawlings WCC Player of the Month. Bolinger started all 15 games in the month of May, going 28-for-64 (.438) with seven doubles, a triple and two home runs. He also slugged for a .672 percentage, touched home plate 13 times and drove in 18 runs. In the proess, Bolinger set Gonzaga's new single-season record for hits with 93.

Also nominated: Alex Wolfe, BYU; Alex Guthrie, Loyola Marymount; Joe Sever, Pepperdine; Patrick Wisdom, Saint Mary's; Kris Bryant, San Diego; Nik Balog, San Francisco; Greg Harisis, Santa Clara

2012 RAWLINGS WCC PLAYER OF THE MONTH
February: Kris Bryant, San Diego
March: Dillon Haupt, San Diego
April: Royce Bolinger, Gonzaga
May: Royce Bolinger, Gonzaga