Cal Baseball Travels to UCLA for Final Pac-10 Series

May 2, 2001

BERKELEY, CA -

Date	Opponent  TimeMay 4	at UCLA	  6:00 p.m.May 5	at UCLA	  1:00 p.m.May 6	at UCLA	  1:00 p.m.

RADIO: KALX Radio (90.7 FM) will broadcast the May 4-6 Cal-UCLA games...SERIES RECORD: Cal has a 154-151 overall series record against the UCLA Bruins...last season, the Bears won one-of-three games (won 13-7, lost 18-7, lost 8-7) versus UCLA May 5-7 in Los Angeles...

HEAD COACH DAVID ESQUER: The Bears coach is in his second season at Cal and has a career record of 52-50 (.510)...Esquer, 35, became only the 10th coach in the long history of Cal baseball, which began in 1892, when he was hired June 10, 1999...Esquer replaced longtime Bear mentor Bob Milano, who retired May 17, 1999 after 22 years as the Bears head coach and 29 years involved in the Cal baseball program...Esquer came to Berkeley after serving as the top assistant at Pepperdine from 1996-99...prior to working at Pepperdine, he was the No. 2 assistant coach at Stanford under Mark Marquess from 1991-96...a shortstop at Stanford from 1984-87, Esquer, along with assistant Ron Witmeyer, were starters on Stanford's 1987 College World Series championship team, earning All-Tournament honors after hitting .350 with six RBI in Omaha...he also earned All-Pac-10 Southern Division honors as a senior and went on to play professional baseball for four seasons with the Baltimore Orioles, California Angels and Milwaukee Brewers organizations...

BEAR NOTES: The Cal baseball team, 27-22 overall and 11-10 in the Pac-10 has an important series, May 4-6 at UCLA's Jackie Robinson Stadium...the young Bears, who regularly start three freshmen and three sophomores, are fresh off of winning two-of-three games versus Bay Area rival Stanford, Apr. 27-29 at Evans Diamond and wrap-up Pac-10 play this weekend in Los Angeles...Cal won the first two games of the series against the Cardinal, 7-4 and 4-0, before falling 8-0 in the series final...on Tuesday, the Bears defeated San Francisco, 12-1, behind the pitching of freshman Brian Montalbo (one hit, no runs, three walks, four strikeouts in 6.0 innings) and a 17-hit attacked...improved offensive production is a key for Cal, as all season long the Bears have been solid on the mound, sporting a respectable 3.98 team ERA (third-best in the Pac-10), but the past two weeks have raised their team batting average to .283 and are hitting .316 with runners in scoring position....Cal is currently tied for third place with Oregon State (8-7) in the Pac-10 behind USC (13-5) and Stanford (12-6)...senior Rob Meyer leads Cal with a .351 batting average after going 3-for-3 Apr. 28 versus Stanford and 4-for-6 with two RBI Tuesday at USF...junior college transfer Carson White is also swinging a hot bat as he went 7-for-15 with a double and a home run last week at Nevada and versus Stanford, and went 1-for-2 with a double and three RBI at USF...White is on an 18-game hitting streak, batting .337 overall and leading the Bears in triples (four), home runs (eight, tied with Clint Hoover) and RBI (41)...other top hitters for Cal include sophomore outfielder Ben Conley (.320), sophomore catcher John Baker (.310) and freshman shortstop Jeff Dragicevich (.302)...Cal's No. 1 starter, junior right-hander Trevor Hutchinson, was outstanding Apr. 27 versus Stanford, throwing his second career complete-game with seven hits, one earned run, one walk and 10 strikeouts...junior left-hander Jason Dennis was also stellar against the then No. 3 ranked Cardinal, throwing 8.3 innings with nine hits, no runs, one walk and four strikeouts... the Bears senior first baseman Clint Hoover is moving up in the Cal career list as he hit his fourth career grand slam Apr. 21 at Arizona and is now fifth on the career list for home runs (36) and tied for sixth for career RBI (141)...senior right-hander David Cash is 8-3 with a 3.84 ERA and leads the team with 77 strikeouts in 75.0 innings...Cash has a career mark of 21-7 with five saves as a Bear, good for fifth on the Cal all-time win list...freshman closer Matt Brown leads the Pac-10 with eight saves (second-best Cal single-season mark)...

TENTATIVE CALIFORNIA LINE-UPNo.	Pos.   	Player	                      2001 stats2	CF	Ben Conley, So.	              .320, 17 RBI, 2 HR34	3B	Conor Jackson, Fr.	      .280, 25 RBI, 1 HR24	LF	Brian Horwitz, Fr.	      .296, 25 RBI, 1 HR33	C	John Baker, So.	              .310, 24 RBI, 2 HR1	2B	Carson White, Jr.	      .337, 41 RBI, 8 HR17	1B	Clint Hoover, Sr.	      .238, 38 RBI, 8 HR26	RF	Rob Meyer, Sr.	              .351, 31 RBI, 6 HR3	DH	Brad Smith, So.	              .258, 15 RBI, 2 HR9	SS	Jeff Dragicevich, Fr.	      .302, 16 RBI, 3 HR32	RHP	Trevor Hutchinson, Jr. (Fri.)  4-6, 3.94 ERA5	LHP	Jason Dennis, Jr. (Sat.)       4-3, 4.83 ERA4	RHP	David Cash, Sr. (Sun.)	       8-3, 3.84 ERA

UCLA: The UCLA Bruins, coached by Gary Adams (27th year at UCLA, 892-720-7, .553), are 26-20, 6-9 in the Pac-10...top hitters for the Bruins are senior designated hitter Brian Baron (.460, 2 HR, 39 RBI), senior shortstop Josh Canales (.376, 0 HR, 17 RBI) and senior center fielder Matt Pearl (.318, 3 HR, 31 RBI)...UCLA's tentative pitching rotation is senior right-hander Paul Diaz (3-1, 3.75 ERA), TBA (Sat.) and TBA (Sun.)...last season, the Bruins finished 38-26 overall (17-7, 1st tie in Pac-10) and 3-2 in NCAA postseason play ...

PAC-10 RACE (as of May 1)	Conference	                Overall	W	L	PCT	GB	W	L 	T	.PCTUSC	13	5	.722	---	33	16		.673Stan	12	6	.667	1.0	35	12		.745OSU	8	7	.533	3.5	28	18		.609CAL	11	10	.524	3.5	27	22		.551ASU	9	9	.500	4.0	30	16	1	.649Arizona	8	10	.444	5.0	29	21		.580UCLA	6	9	.400	5.5	26	20		.565Wash	5	10	.333	6.5	25	15		.625WSU	6	12	.333	7.0	15	29		.341

PLAYER NOTES

RYAN ATKINSON: Is 0-3 with a 4.72 ERA...has had seven no decisions this season...got no decision last outing Apr. 14 vs. USC (1.0 inning, three hits, three runs, one walk)...got no decision Apr. 8 at OSU (3.0 innings, three hits, no runs, three walks, two strikeouts)...got no decision Apr. 1 at UW (1.3 innings, four hits, three runs, two walks, one strikeout)...lost Mar. 24 vs. WSU (4.0 innings, six hits, three earned runs, one walk, one strikeout)...got no decision Mar. 17 vs. ASU (5.0 innings, two hits, one run, four walks, four strikeouts)...suffered loss Mar. 10 vs. UC Santa Barbara (6.0 innings, six hits, four runs, three walks, two strikeouts)...got no decision Mar. 3 at Stanford (4.0 innings, one hit, no runs, one walk, two strikeouts)...Feb. 17 at LMU got no decision (3.3 innings, four hits, three runs, three walks, three strikeouts)...suffered loss vs. BYU Feb. 10 (5.3 innings, five hits, three runs, two walks, four strikeouts)...got no decision Feb. 3 vs. Santa Clara (7.0 innings, two hits, one earned run, no walks, six strikeouts)...Santa Clara game was his first appearance since May 10, 1999 at Washington State, sitting out 2000 season after Tommy John surgery...opponents are batting .247 against...is 1-1 with a 6.09 career ERA (six strikeouts in 13.3 innings) vs. UCLA...

JOHN BAKER: Is batting .310 (40-for-129, 10-2B, 2-HR, 24 RBI, .308 vs. Pac-10)...was only 1-for-12 last week vs. Stanford but was 2-for-3 Tuesday at USF...went 7-for-14 with a double and five RBI Apr. 20-22 at Arizona...was 5-for-12 with two RBI Apr. 12-14 vs. USC and 3-for-5 Apr. 17 at Saint Mary's...was 4-for-11 with two doubles and three RBI Mar. 31-Apr. 1 at UW...had huge game Mar. 18 vs. ASU, going 4-for-5 with a double, home run and a career-high six RBI...went 2-for-3 Mar. 3 at Stanford and was 1-for-3 with a two-run double Mar. 6 vs. Nevada...went 2-for-2 with a double, a home run (first collegiate homer) and two RBI Feb. 17 at LMU...is batting .317 (13-for-41) with runners in scoring position...is batting .091 (1-for-11, 2B, two RBI) career vs. UCLA...

MATT BROWN: Is 1-3 with a 5.09 ERA and a team-high eight saves (1st in Pac-10) and 24 appearances (3rd in Pac-10)...has 41 strikeouts and only 10 walks in 35.3 innings...picked up save Apr. 28 vs. Stanford (0.2 innings, no hits, no runs, one strikeout), getting the final two outs with bases loaded...earned save Apr. 20 at Arizona (1.0 inning, no hits, no runs, one walk, three strikeouts)...picked up two saves Mar. 30-31 at UW, pitching 1.7 innings with one hit, no runs, no walks and five strikeouts...suffered loss Mar. 17 vs. ASU after being one out away from win (3.0 innings, four hits, two earned runs, two walks, three strikeouts)...picked up save Mar. 14 vs. Columbia (1.0 inning, one hit, no runs, two strikeouts)...suffered loss Mar. 7 at Stanford (2.3 innings, one hit, one run, no walks, two strikeouts), but was outstanding in series against the Cardinal, pitching all three games, earning a save Mar. 3 (0.7 inning, one strikeout with bases loaded) and not giving up a hit until solo home run...had five strikeouts and no walks in his 5.0 innings against Stanford...earned save Feb. 9 vs. BYU (3.0 innings, two hits, no runs, no walks, season-high five strikeouts)...picked up win Feb. 13 at Pacific (1.0 inning, two hits, two runs, no walks, one strikeout)...was the MVP of this past summer's American Legion World Series, leading his Danville, CA team to the national title...

DAVID CASH: Is 8-3 with a 3.84 ERA and three saves...is fourth in Pac-10 with eight wins, fourth with 22 appearances and has a team-high 79 strikeouts (6th in Pac-10) in 75.0 innings...opponents are batting .250 against...lost in start Apr. 29 vs. Stanford (6.7 innings, eight hits, six runs, two walks, four strikeouts)...got no decision Apr. 22 at Arizona (7.0 innings, 11 hits, seven runs, one walk, eight strikeouts)...earned win in relief Apr. 14 vs. USC (5.0 innings, three hits, no runs, no walks, six strikeouts)...earned win in relief Apr. 8 at OSU (4.0 innings, two hits, unearned run, no walks, three strikeouts)...earned save Apr. 1 at UW (4.7 innings, three hits, one run, three walks, one strikeout)...was outstanding Mar. 27 vs. Pacific (6.0 innings, three hits, one run, two walks, career-high 11 strikeouts)...earned win in relief Mar. 18 vs. ASU (3.3 innings, one hit, no runs, two walks, five strikeouts)...won in relief Mar. 11 vs. UC Santa Barbara (4.0 innings, two hits, two runs, one walk, two strikeouts)...started Mar. 7 at Stanford (no decision, 5.0 innings, two hits, one run, three walks, four strikeouts)...picked up win Mar. 3 at Stanford (1.7 innings, four hits, one run, three walks, two strikeouts)...earned save Feb. 27 vs. San Jose State (1.3 innings, one hit, unearned run, one walk, three strikeouts)...earned win Feb. 18 at LMU (career-high 8.0 innings, seven hits, five runs, one walk, nine strikeouts)...earned save Feb. 13 at Pacific (1.0 inning, one strikeout)...picked up win Feb. 9 vs. BYU (6.0 innings, seven hits, three runs, four walks, nine strikeouts) and Feb. 3 vs. Santa Clara (1.0 innings, two hits, one run, one strikeout)...has a 21-7 Cal career mark (.750) with five saves...is 2-0 with a 7.88 career ERA (seven strikeouts in 8.0 innings) vs. UCLA...is slated to start Sunday...

BEN CONLEY: Is batting .320 (40-for-125, .317 vs. Pac-10, team-best .407 on-base percentage) with four doubles, two home runs and 17 RBI...has started the last 24 games for Cal...went 3-for-4 with a double and a home run Apr. 27 vs. Stanford and a career-high 4-for-5 with a double Tuesday at USF...was 8-for-17 with a double and seven RBI Apr. 20-22 at Arizona and 2-for-3 with an RBI Apr. 24 at Nevada...went 4-for-13 Apr. 12-14 vs. USC...was 2-for-5 with first collegiate home run Apr. 6 at OSU...went 3-for-9 with three RBI Mar. 30-Apr. 1 at UW...was 3-for-8 with a double, an RBI and four runs Mar. 16-18 vs. ASU...got first collegiate hit Mar. 7 at Stanford and went 3-for-5 with an RBI against the Cardinal...saw action on the mound Mar. 6 vs. Nevada (1.0 inning, one walk)...is batting .469 (15-for-32) with runners in scoring position...

JASON DENNIS: Is 4-3 with a 4.83 ERA...was outstanding last outing, an Apr. 28 shutout vs. Stanford (8.3 innings, nine hits, no runs, one walk, four strikeouts)...got no decision Apr. 21 at Arizona (5.3 innings, 13 hits, nine runs, three walks, one strikeout)...lost Apr. 13 vs. USC (5.3 innings, six hits, four earned runs, two walks)...lost Apr. 7 at OSU (4.7 innings, 10 hits, four earned runs, two walks, two strikeouts)...earned win Mar. 31 at UW (7.0 innings, six hits, two runs, no walks, four strikeouts)...won Mar. 25 vs. WSU (6.0 innings, four hits, no earned runs, no walks, four strikeouts)...got no decision Mar. 18 vs. ASU (4.7 innings, nine hits, four earned runs, four walks, three strikeouts)...got no decision Mar. 11 vs. UC Santa Barbara (4.0 innings, five hits, two runs, no walks, five strikeouts)...earned win Feb. 27 vs. San Jose State, making first appearance since 1999 after Tommy John surgery (3.0 innings, two hits, no runs, no walks, two strikeouts)...is 1-1 with a 8.44 career Pac-10 ERA vs. UCLA (four strikeouts in 10.7 innings)...is slated to start Saturday...

JEFF DRAGICEVICH: Is batting .302 (42-for-139, 4-2B, 3-HR, 16 RBI, .333 vs. Pac-10)...went 1-for-9 with two RBI last week vs. Stanford...was 4-for-12 with two RBI Apr. 20-22 at Arizona...went 6-for-10 with a double and a home run Apr. 6-8 at OSU...was 5-for-12 with an RBI Mar. 30-Apr. 1 at UW...went 4-for-10 with a double and two RBI Mar. 23-25 vs. WSU and was 3-for-6 with an RBI Mar. 27 vs. Pacific...was 4-for-11 with a home run and four RBI Mar. 16-18 vs. ASU, including hitting a three-run homer Mar. 18 vs. the Sun Devils...went 3-for-10 with two RBI Mar. 9-11 vs. UC Santa Barbara...was 2-for-3 and hit his first collegiate home run Mar. 9 vs. UCSB...went 2-for-7 with an RBI Mar. 3, 7 at Stanford...was 2-for-5 with a double Feb. 18 at LMU...older brother, Scott, is the starting shortstop for Stanford...is batting .372 (16-for-43) with runners in scoring position...

CHRIS GROSSMAN: Is batting .268 (15-for-56, 4-2B, HR, seven RBI), getting a hit in his first five at bats of the season...believed to be first Bear to start career with five consecutive hits...started year on seven-game hitting streak (11-for-23, .478, 2-2B, HR, five RBI) from Feb. 4-18...had key walk in 10th inning in Cal's 5-4 victory Apr. 14 vs. USC...went 1-for-3 with RBI double Mar. 24 vs. WSU...was 1-for-3 with a double Mar. 11 vs. UCSB...had pinch hit single Mar. 3 at Stanford...went 4-for-12 with a double and three RBI Feb. 16-18 at LMU...had the game-winning RBI Feb. 20 vs. Saint Mary's...went 2-for-5 with first collegiate home run Feb. 13 at Pacific...in first collegiate game Feb. 4 at Santa Clara, went 2-for-2 with a double and an RBI...

CLINT HOOVER: Is batting only .238 (46-for-193), but still has 10 doubles, 38 RBI and team-best eight home runs (5th in Pac-10) and 10 multiple RBI games...went 2-for-9 with a double, home run and three RBI last week vs. Stanford and 1-for-4 with a home run Tuesday at USF...was 6-for-15 with a double, grand slam (fourth career grand slam) and six RBI Apr. 20-22 at Arizona...went 3-for-6 with grand slam and career-high five RBI Apr. 21 vs. Wildcats...went 2-for-4 with two doubles and three RBI Apr. 8 at OSU...was 4-for-12 with an RBI Mar. 30-Apr. 1 at UW...went 3-for-13 with a double, grand slam and seven RBI Mar. 23-25 vs. WSU...was 2-for-9 with a double, home run and three RBI Mar. 9-11 vs. UCSB...went 8-for-15 with a double, home run and four RBI Feb. 16-18 at LMU...was 2-for-4 with a two-run homer Feb. 20 vs. Saint Mary's...went a career-high 4-for-5 with a double Feb. 17 at LMU...is fifth on the Cal all-time career home run list (36) and tied for sixth in career RBI (141)...is a two-time Pac-10 honorable mention selection...is batting .324 (12-for-37, 4-2B, 3B, 3-HR, eight RBI) Pac-10 career vs. UCLA...

BRIAN HORWITZ: Is batting .296 (58-for-196, .272 vs. Pac-10) with a team-best 14 doubles (4th in Pac-10), a triple, a home run and 25 RBI...also has a team-best nine stolen bases...had a school record 23-game hitting streak from Feb. 9-Mar. 25 (37-for-96, .385, 12-2B, 3B, HR, 12 RBI)...was only 1-for-12 last week vs. Stanford...went 5-for-16 with two doubles and five RBI Apr. 20-22 at Arizona...was 3-for-5 with two RBI Apr. 10 at SJS...went 6-for-13 with two doubles and five RBI Mar. 23-25 vs. WSU...was 5-for-12 with two doubles and an RBI Mar. 16-18 vs. ASU...went 3-for-4 with first collegiate home run Mar. 14 vs. Columbia...was 6-for-13 and hit a double in each game Mar. 9-11 vs. UCSB...went 3-for-13 in series and had game winning RBI single Mar. 3 at Stanford...was 2-for-4 with an RBI double Feb. 27 vs. San Jose State...was 5-for-15 with three doubles and a triple Feb. 16-18 at LMU...had pinch-hit double and scored winning run Feb. 13 at Pacific...has four outfield assists...is batting .321 (18-for-56) with runners in scoring position...

TREVOR HUTCHINSON: Is 4-6 with a 3.94 ERA, 77 strikeouts (7th in Pac-10) and a team-high two complete games and 91.3 innings pitched (6th in Pac-10)...threw complete-game victory Apr. 27 vs. Stanford (seven hits, one earned run, one walk, 10 strikeouts)...won Apr. 20 at Arizona (7.7 innings, 10 hits, six earned runs, three walks, six strikeouts)...threw well, but lost Apr. 12 vs. USC (8.0 innings, eight hits, one run, one walk, three strikeouts)...got no decision Apr. 6 at OSU (7.0 innings, 13 hits, five runs, one walk, six strikeouts)...got no decision Mar. 30 at UW (5.0 innings, eight hits, four earned runs, two walks, three strikeouts)...lost Mar. 23 vs. WSU (8.0 innings, 16 hits, three earned runs, no walks, three strikeouts)...lost Mar. 16 vs. ASU (4.7 innings, seven hits, four earned runs, four walks, two strikeouts)...lost Mar. 9 vs. UC Santa Barbara (7.0 innings, eight hits, five runs, one walk, four strikeouts)...lost Mar. 2 at Stanford (6.0 innings, five hits, three runs, five walks, five strikeouts)...got no decision Feb. 23 at Long Beach State (8.0 innings, 10 hits, four runs, four walks, eight strikeouts)...earned win Feb. 16 at LMU (6.0 innings, seven hits, three earned runs, one walk, career-high 12 strikeouts)...threw well, but lost Feb. 8 vs. BYU (first collegiate complete-game, six hits, no earned runs, one walk, 10 strikeouts)...earned win Feb. 2 at Santa Clara (6.0 innings, six hits, one run, five strikeouts)...older brother, Chad, is former two-sport standout as a pitcher and quarterback for Stanford...is 0-1 with a 17.37 Pac-10 career ERA vs. UCLA (two strikeouts in 5.7 innings)...is slated to start Friday...

CONOR JACKSON: Is batting .280 (53-for-189, .329 vs. Pac-10) with seven doubles, a triple, a home run, 25 RBI and a team-high 32 walks (2nd in Pac-10)...had a 14-game hitting streak from Mar. 10-Apr. 1 (19-for-52, .365, 3-2B, 3B, seven RBI)...was 2-for-12 with an RBI last week vs. Stanford...went 6-for-15 with two RBI Apr. 20-22 at Arizona...was 7-for-12 with two RBI Mar. 30-Apr. 1 at UW...went 4-for-10 with a double, triple and RBI Mar. 23-25 vs. WSU...went 2-for-2 with an RBI Mar. 6 vs. Nevada...had a seven-game hitting streak Feb. 18-Mar. 6 (10-for-26, .385, 2B, HR, six RBI)...went 2-for-4 with a three-run homer (first collegiate HR) Feb. 27 vs. SJS...went 2-for-6 Feb. 23 at Long Beach State...in season-opener Feb. 2 vs. Santa Clara went 3-for-5 with a double and two RBI...was the Los Angeles 4A City Player of the Year last season at El Camino Real High School...

RYAN LUBNER: Is 1-1 with a 4.03 ERA and one save...has 17 strikeouts in 22.3 innings...started Apr. 24 at Nevada (lost, career-high 3.7 innings, four hits, four runs, three walks, career-high five strikeouts)...picked up win in relief Apr. 3 vs. San Francisco (3.0 innings, one hit, no runs, no walks, two strikeouts)...went 2.0 innings with one hit, no runs, no walks and three strikeouts Mar. 16 vs. ASU...pitched 3.0 innings (three hits, one run, no walks, one strikeout) Mar. 14 vs. Columbia...earned save Feb. 20 vs. Saint Mary's (0.7 innings, no hits, no runs)...opponents are batting .210 against...

ROB MEYER: Is batting a team-best .351 (60-for-171, .347 vs. Pac-10) with four doubles, six home runs, 31 RBI and a team-high 19 multiple hit games...also has six outfield assists...went 3-for-3 Apr. 28 vs. Stanford and a career-high 4-for-6 with four runs scored and two RBI Tuesday at USF...was 7-for-15 with two doubles, a home run and four RBI Apr. 20-22 at Arizona...went a career-high 4-for-5 with two doubles, a home run and a career-best four runs scored Apr. 22 vs. the Wildcats...went 2-for-4 (both bunt singles) with an RBI Apr. 17 at Saint Mary's...was 5-for-11 with two home runs Apr. 6-8 at OSU and was 2-for-3 with two RBI Apr. 10 at SJS...went 6-for-12 with a home run and four RBI Mar. 30-Apr. 1 at UW...was 2-for-3 Apr. 3 vs. San Francisco...was 2-for-4 with two RBI Mar. 13 vs. Sacramento State...went 2-for-3 with an RBI Mar. 3 at Stanford...was 2-for-5 with three RBI Feb. 23 at Long Beach State...went 1-for-2 and threw a runner out at home Feb. 27 vs. SJS...was 3-for-5 with a two-run homer Feb. 13 at Pacific...had key lead-off homer in the seventh inning and threw a runner out at first base from right field in the ninth inning Feb. 3 vs. Santa Clara...is batting .386 (22-for-57) with runners in scoring position...is batting .160 (4-for-25, 2B, three RBI) career Pac-10 vs. UCLA...

BRIAN MONTALBO: Is 4-0 with a 3.35 ERA and has 41 strikeouts in 53.7 innings...was outstanding in a start Tuesday at USF, giving up only one hit (bad hop single) in 6.0 innings with three walks and four strikeouts...won in relief Apr. 21 at Arizona (3.7 innings, six hits, three earned runs, two walks, one strikeout)...pitched well Apr. 13 vs. USC (3.3 innings, one hit, no runs, one walk, two strikeouts)...earned win Mar. 13 vs. Sacramento State (career-high 6.3 innings, four hits, no earned runs, five walks, career-high seven strikeouts) ...pitched 6.0 innings Feb. 20 vs. Saint Mary's (no decision, two hits, no earned runs, one walk, six strikeouts)...Feb. 13 at Pacific pitched 4.0 innings with one hit, one earned run, two walks and a career-high seven strikeouts...picked up win in first collegiate start Feb. 4 at Santa Clara (5.0 innings, six hits, no runs, two walks, three strikeouts)...was a fourth round draft pick by the Atlanta Braves out of Dimond High School in Anchorage, AK...

BRAD SMITH: Is batting .258 (23-for-89, .278 vs. Pac-10) with four doubles, two home runs and 15 RBI...has started the last 10 games...went 1-for-2 with a key two-run homer Apr. 27 vs. Stanford and was 3-for-5 with a double and two RBI Tuesday at USF...was 4-for-14 with a double and an RBI Apr. 20-22 at Arizona...went 1-for-4 with a three-run homer Apr. 17 at Saint Mary's (first collegiate homer, career-high three RBI)...was 2-for-4 with the game-winning RBI in the 10th inning Apr. 14 vs. USC...went 2-for-8 with two doubles Mar. 2-3 at Stanford...is batting .300 (3-for-10, 2B, two RBI) career vs. UCLA...

ANDREW SPROUL: Is 4-1 with a 2.27 ERA, a save and has 26 strikeouts in 31.7 innings...opponents are batting .198 against...pitched in relief Tuesday at USF (2.0 innings, two hits, one run, no walks, two strikeouts)...suffered loss in relief Apr. 22 at Arizona (1.0 inning, one hit, one run, two walks, one strikeout)...pitched well Apr. 14 vs. USC (4.0 innings, two hits, one run, one strikeout)...earned win in relief Apr. 10 at SJS (3.0 innings, two hits, unearned run, one walk, four strikeouts)...earned win in relief Apr. 1 at UW (3.0 innings, three hits, one earned run, one walk, four strikeouts)...picked up win in start Mar. 14 vs. Columbia (5.0 innings, three hits, one run, one walk, four strikeouts)...pitched 4.0 innings in relief Mar. 6 vs. Nevada (two hits, no earned runs, two walks, four strikeouts)...picked up win Feb. 20 vs. Saint Mary's (2.3 innings, three hits, two runs, one walk, two strikeouts)...earned save Feb. 18 at LMU (1.0 inning, no hits, no runs, no walks, one strikeout)...is 0-0 with a 36.67 career Pac-10 ERA vs. UCLA (two strikeouts in 2.7 innings)...

CARSON WHITE: Is batting .337 (61-for-181, team-best .354 vs. Pac-10) with 12 doubles and a team-high four triples (3rd in Pac-10), eight home runs (5th in Pac-10), 41 RBI and .580 slugging percentage...is currently on an 18-game hitting streak from Apr. 1 (29-for-70, .414, 8-2B, 3B, 5-HR, 25 RBI)...went 5-for-11 with a double last week vs. Stanford and was 1-for-2 with a double and three RBI Tuesday at USF...was 6-for-14 with two doubles, a triple and six RBI Apr. 20-22 at Arizona and was 2-for-4 with a home run Apr. 24 at Nevada...went 4-for-11 Apr. 12-14 vs. USC, with a key double in the 10th inning Apr. 14 vs. the Trojans...went 3-for-4 with two doubles, a home run and four RBI Apr. 10 at SJS...had game-winning homer in the 10th inning Apr. 3 vs. San Francisco...went 2-for-5 with two home runs and a career-high six RBI Apr. 1 at Washington...was 4-for-12 with a double, triple and two RBI Mar. 23-25 vs. WSU...went 4-for-11 with a double, two home runs and three RBI Mar. 16-18 vs. ASU...was 3-for-5 with a double and a two-run homer Mar. 18 vs. the Sun Devils...was 2-for-3 with a double Mar. 14 vs. Columbia...went 2-for-6 Feb. 23 at Long Beach State...was 5-for-14 with a double, triple and five RBI Feb. 16-18 at LMU...went 4-for-5 with a triple and three RBI Feb. 17 at LMU...in the season-opener Feb. 2 at Santa Clara, went 3-for-5 with a triple and an RBI...went 2-for-4 Feb. 3 vs. Santa Clara...was a junior college All-American last season at Fresno City College...is batting .379 (22-for-58) with runners in scoring position...

SPENCER WYMAN: Is batting .242 (15-for-62) with three doubles, a home run and nine RBI...went 1-for-4 with an RBI Apr. 13 vs. USC...was 1-for-4 and hit his first collegiate home run Apr. 8 at OSU...went 4-for-12 with a double Mar. 30-Apr. 1 at Washington...was 2-for-5 Mar. 27 vs. Pacific...went a career-best 3-for-4 with a double and RBI Mar. 23 vs. WSU...was 1-for-3 with a double, two RBI and three runs scored Mar. 18 vs. ASU...went 2-for-4 with an RBI Mar. 13 vs. Sacramento State...got first collegiate hit Feb. 10 vs. Brigham Young...

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