Kohn, Davidson Named All-Pac-10 First Team
May 28, 2002
Kohn, a senior right-handed pitcher from Woodinville, led the Pac-10 with 11 wins during the regularseason, and was second in the league with his 3.15 earned run average. His 11 wins tie him for the Huskysingle-season record and his eight complete games are the most by a Husky pitcher since 1986.
Davidson, a junior outfielder from Edmonds (Meadowdale High), finished the regular season batting .336with a team-high 78 hits, 59 runs and 17 doubles. He also hit 13 home runs, drove in 47 and stole 10bases.
Seven other Huskies received All-Pac-10 honorable mention: Sr. 3B Michael Done (Littleton, Colo.), Jr.OF Jay Garthwaite (Kent/Kent-Meridian), Fr. C Aaron Hathaway (Vancouver/Columbia River), So. 2BGreg Isaacson (Aberdeen), Fr. 1B Kyle Larsen (Redmond/Eastlake), Jr. SS Tila Reynolds(Renton/Liberty) and Jr. RHP Sean White (Mercer Island).
The Huskies depart tomorrow morning for Houston, where they will take part in one of 16 NCAARegionals. The UW takes on Texas Tech Friday night at 5:00 p.m. PDT. Rice, the host of the four-teamregional plays Harvard earlier Friday.
Stanford's Jeremy Guthrie was named the league's pitcher of the year. USC catcher Alberto Concepcionwas the player of the year, and UCLA pitcher/first baseman Wes Whisler garnered freshman of the yearhonors. USC coach Mike Gillespie, who led the Trojans to the conference title, was coach of the year.
The 20-man team, voted on the by the nine Pac-10 coaches, follows:
Player Team Pos. Yr.Brian Barden OSU 3B Jr.John Baker CAL C Jr.Brian Barre USC CF Sr.Jason Cooper STAN UT Jr.Tyler Davidson WASH RF Jr.Andre Ethier ASU OF So.Sam Fuld STAN OF So.Ryan Garko STAN C Jr.Bookie Gates WSU 2B Sr.Brad Hassey ARIZ SS Sr.Conor Jackson CAL 1B So.Shawn Kohn WASH RHP Sr.Joey Metropoulos USC DH Fr.Chris O'Riordan STAN 2B Sr.Bill Peavey USC 1B Sr.Dustin Pedroia ASU INF Fr.Carlos Quentin STAN OF So.Anthony Reyes USC RHP Jr.Jeremy West ASU 1B So.Wes Whisler UCLA LHP/1B Fr.
Player of the Year: Alberto Concepcion, C, USCPitcher of the Year: Jeremy Guthrie, RHP, StanfordFreshman of the Year: Wes Whisler, LHP/1B, UCLACoach of the Year: Mike Gillespie, USC
Honorable Mention (UW Players Only): Michael Done, Sr., 3B; Jay Garthwaite, Jr., OF;Aaron Hathaway, Fr., C; Greg Isaacson, So., 2B; Kyle Larsen, Fr., WASH;Tila Reynolds, Jr., SS; Sean White, Jr., RHP.