Done Takes Three UW Baseball Awards
June 2, 2001
SEATTLE - Junior third baseman Michael Done won three of six postseason awards presented attoday's Washington baseball banquet at the Don James Center. All six awards given out atthe banquet were voted on by the players.
Done, a switch-hitter from Littleton, Colo., picked up the Dr. William Hutchinson MVPAward, the J. Wilson Gaw Top Hitter Award and the team's Golden Glove Award.
Done batted .342 with 15 doubles, a team-high seven home runs and 36 runs batted induring the 2001 season. He also scored 37 runs, second on the team, and stole six bases innine attempts.
Senior Marc Rittenhouse, a second baseman from Bellevue, Wash., was honored with theteam's Most Inspirational Award. Rittenhouse, who missed nearly half the season due tothumb surgery, hit .375 in his 28 starts.
Junior Shawn Kohn, a right-hander from Woodinville, Wash., was selected as the team'sTop Pitcher Award winner. Kohn, who moved from the bullpen to become the Huskies'No. 1 starter midway through the season, finished the year with a 6-2 record and a 2.57earned run average. He allowed only 60 hits in 80.2 innings while walking only 15 andstriking out 65.
Freshmen Jeremiah Porter and John Otness shared honors for the Jerry Thornton UnsungHero Award. Porter, an outfielder from Vancouver, Wash., played sparingly, but managedto recover from off-season back surgery to remain on the team. Otness, an infielder fromTacoma, Wash., played in Rittenhouse's absence during the middle of the season andbatted .301 in 26 starts.
Rittenhouse and senior pitcher Jeff Carlsen, from Poulsbo, Wash., were also both honoredas the team's captains for the 2001 season.