Lillibridge, Lincecum Named All-Pac-10
May 31, 2005
WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - Two members of the Washington baseball team were namedto the 2005 All-Pacific-10 Conference first-team, conference commissioner Tom Hansenannounced today. Junior shortstop Brent Lillibridge and sophomore pitcher TimLincecum both made the first team while seven other Huskies earned honorable mention.
Oregon State's Jacoby Ellsbury and Arizona's Trevor Crowe, both outfielders, werenamed co-Player of the Year. USC sophomore Ian Kennedy was selected as Pitcher ofthe Year and OSU shortstop Darwin Barney was honored as Freshman of the Year.Beavers coach Pat Casey, who led OSU to the Pac-10 championship, was named Coachof the Year.
Lillibridge, from Jackson High in Mill Creek, was named to the team for the third straightseason. The Huskies' starting shortstop in every game in 2005, he batted .330 and led theHuskies in most offensive categories, including doubles (19), triples (4), home runs (tiedwith 8), runs batted in (45) and walks (36). He was also second with 13 stolen bases andmade only six errors in his 55 games at shortstop.
Lincecum, a graduate of Renton's Liberty High, was the Pac-10 Pitcher of the Year andFreshman of the Year in 2004. This season, he finished the year 8-6 with a 3.11 earnedrun average. He led the UW with 16 starts, four complete games, 104 and one-thirdinnings and 131 strikeouts. Opponents batted only .179 off of Lincecum.
Six Huskies earned honorable mention: junior outfielder Zach Clem (Burlington-EdisonHS), senior pitcher Josh Conover (Kirkland/Lake Washington HS), senior pitcherDavid Dowling (Kirkland/Juanita HS), freshman outfielder Matt Hague (Kent/KentwoodHS), senior outfielder Taylor Johnson (Vancouver/Skyview HS) and freshman pitcherBrandon McKerney (Edmonds/Meadowdale HS).
Complete list of Conference honors:
CO-PLAYERS OF THE YEARTrevor Crowe, ARIZONA and Jacoby Ellsbury, OREGON STATE
PITCHER OF THE YEARIan Kennedy, USC
FRESHMAN OF THE YEARDarwin Barney, OREGON STATE
COACH OF THE YEARPat Casey, OREGON STATE
Name School Pos Yr Ht Wt HometownBrennan Boesch CAL OF So. 6-6 210 Los Angeles, Calif.Jordan Brown ARIZ 1B Jr. 6-0 210 Vacaville, Calif.Travis Buck (2) ASU OF Jr. 6-2 205 Richland, Wash.Dallas Buck OSU RHP So. 6-2 190 Newberg, Ore.Jeff Clement (3) USC C Jr. 6-1 210 Marshalltown, IowaBrady Everett WSU C Sr. 5-11 206 Des Moines, Wash.Jeff Gilmore STAN RHP Jr. 6-2 200 Huntington Beach, Calif.Kevin Gunderson OSU RP So. 5-10 160 Portland, Ore.Nick Hundley ARIZ C Jr. 6-1 205 Seattle, Wash.Andy Jenkins OSU 1B Sr. 6-0 200 Salem, Ore.Jeff Larish (2) ASU 1B Sr. 6-2 210 Tempe, Ariz.Brent Lillibridge (3) WASH INF Jr. 5-11 185 Everett, Wash.Tim Lincecum (2) WASH LHP So. 6-0 160 Renton, Wash.Jed Lowrie (2) STAN INF Jr. 6-0 185 Salem, Ore.John Mayberry Jr. (2) STAN 1B Jr. 6-5 230 Kansas City, Mo.Mark Melancon ARIZ RP So. 6-2 210 Golden, Colo.Jonah Nickerson OSU RHP So. 6-1 190 Oregon City, Ore.Josh Satin CAL INF Fr. 6-2 185 Calabasas, Calif.Travis Talbott CAL RP Sr. 5-11 175 Santa Cruz, Calif.Jeff Van Houten (2) ARIZ OF Sr. 5-10 190 Paradise Valley, Ariz.
(2) - Two-time All-Conference selection.(3) - Three-time All-Conference selection.
Honorable Mention: Erik Averill, Jr., ASU; Eric Berger, Fr., ARIZ; BradBoyer, Jr., ARIZ; Pat Bresnehan, So., ASU; Zach Clem, Jr., WASH; Josh Conover, Sr.,WASH; Allen Craig, Jr., CAL; Colin Curtis, So., ASU; Matt Cusick, Fr., USC; SethDhaenens, So., ASU; Jason Donald, So., ARIZ; David Dowling, Sr., WASH; EricDworkis, Sr., CAL; Hector Estrella, So., USC; Nate Fogle, RP, OSU; Chris Frey, Jr.,ARIZ; Ryan Gipson, INF), OSU; Tuffy Gosewisch, Sr., ASU; Tyler Graham, Jr., OSU;Kevin Guyette, Jr., ARIZ; Matt Hague, Fr., WASH; Cyle Hankerd, So., USC; Billy Hart,Jr., USC; John Hester, Jr., STAN; Chris Jensen, Jr., UCLA; Taylor Johnson, Sr., WASH;Bryan Kervin, Fr., ARIZ; Anton Maxwell, SP), OSU; Shea McFeeley, INF), OSU;Brandon McKerney, Fr., WASH; John Meloan, Jr., ARIZ; Jay Miller, Jr., WSU; JeffMiller, So., WSU; Dane Renkert, Sr., WSU; Mark Romanczuk, Jr., STAN; AndrewRomine, Fr., ASU; J.J. Sferra, Fr., ASU; Blake Sharpe, Jr., USC; Adam Sorgi, So.,STAN; Jack Spradlin, Jr., USC; Matt Swanson, Sr., CAL; Jason Urquidez, Sr., ASU.