Baseball America Tabs Lillibridge For Freshman All-America

June 17, 2003

Brent Lillibridge, a freshman on the University of Washington baseball team, has beennamed first-team Freshman All-America by Baseball America, the magazine announcedtoday.

Lillibridge, who spent the 2003 season as the Huskies' starting center fielder, batted .388with 13 home runs, a UW freshman record. He was among the Pac-10 leaders in hittingand spent much of the year at the top of the Pac-10 slugging percentage rankings despitebeing 5-foot-9 and 170 pounds.

A graduate of Jackson High School in Everett, Lillibridge is currently playing summer ballfor the Seattle Studs in the Pacific International League, but will take part in the USANational Team trials, which begin next week in Tucson.

Lillibridge was one of four Pac-10 players named to the first team. USC catcher JeffClement, Arizona third baseman Brad Boyer and Stanford starting pitcher MarkRomanczuk also made the list. All four were named first-team All-Pac-10.

Unlike Collegiate Baseball magazine, which named 98 players to its freshman All-Americateam, Baseball America lists only one player per position on its first team, for a total of 15selections. The complete first team:

Baseball America Freshman All-America First Team

Pos Player, School AVG AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI C Jeff Clement, USC .298 208 53 62 8 1 21 531B Stephen Head, Mississippi .337 208 31 70 10 2 6 442B Justin Turner, CS Fullerton .321 212 36 68 8 1 0 353B Brad Boyer, Arizona .351 239 71 84 16 8 5 47SS Ryan Braun, Miami .374 230 60 86 16 3 17 74OF Daniel Carte, Winthrop .345 203 56 70 20 1 12 53OF Dan Dorn, CS Fullerton .366 164 45 60 11 3 7 54OF Brent Lillibridge, Washington 388 183 49 71 16 1 13 47DH Brett Hayes, Nevada .365 233 48 85 16 2 8 63UT Micah Owings, Georgia Tech .307 209 43 64 11 2 15 42

Pos Player, School W L ERA SV IP H BB SOSP Mike Pelfrey, Wichita State 10 2 2.49 0 105 80 15 98SP Glen Perkins, Minnesota 10 2 2.91 0 105 100 23 117SP Michael Rogers, N.C. State 12 3 3.02 0 125 122 34 113SP Mark Romanczuk, Stanford 12 0 3.39 2 104 85 43 77RP Joey Devine, N.C. State 6 3 2.19 14 66 49 16 78UT Micah Owings, Georgia Tech 9 3 3.99 0 88 84 21 58

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