Colin Curtis Named East Squad MVP In Cape Cod All-Star Game
July 31, 2005
TEMPE, Ariz. (www.thesundevils.com) -- Arizona State rising junior outfielder Colin Curtis went 3-for-4 and scored the only run to lead the East team to a 1-0 victory over the West in the Cape Code Baseball League All-Star game Saturday afternoon in Hyannis, Mass.
Curtis (Issaquah, Wash.) single in the first inning off North Carolina All-American Daniel Bard, singled again in the sixth off Oregon State All-American Dallas Buck and then doubled down the left field line to lead off the ninth off Justin Masterson. He scored the only run of the game on a double play hit by Scott Sizemore.
Curtis was named honorable mention All-Pac-10 in 2005 and was one of four Sun Devils to be named to the College World Series All-Tournament team. He caught fire to go 8-for-11 (.727) over the final three games of the CWS and finished the trip to Omaha hitting .474 (9-for-19) with two doubles and three RBI. He finished his sophomore season hitting .342 (89-for-260) with 14 doubles, two home runs and 45 RBI. Curtis was invited to the USA Baseball National Team Trials, but did not make the team and reported to the Orleans Cardinals in the CCBL.
Through 22 games of the summer season in the Cape, Curtis is hitting .321 (26-for-81) with five doubles, nine RBI and 10 stolen bases. Other Sun Devils playing in the Cape Cod include infielder Joe Persichina (Harwich Mariners; .253, 5 2B, 1 3B, 11 RBI), right-handed pitcher Pat Bresnehan (Harwich Mariners; 1-0, 1.38 ERA) and right-handed pitcher Kevin Dryanski (Brewster Whitecaps; 0-1, 2.25 ERA).