Two Trojans Earn 2006 All-Pac-10 Honors
May 31, 2006
LOS ANGELES -- The Pac-10 Conference announced its 2006 baseball postseason awards as two USC players, sophomore third baseman Matt Cusick (Mission Viejo/Santa Margarita HS) and junior outfielder Cyle Hankerd (Covina/South Hills HS), earned All-Pac-10 honors. It was the first conference selection for both players.
Hankerd led the Trojans this season in the Triple Crown categories, batting .383 (88-for-230) with 10 home runs and 55 RBI. Cusick batted .369 (83-for-225) as the team's leadoff hitter, posting a robust .486 on-base percentage. He had four home runs and 35 RBI, leading the team in walks (43) and striking out only 11 times in 286 plate appearances.