Alex Rollin Named Texas Collegiate League Pitcher of the Year
Aug. 10, 2004
FT. WORTH, TX - University of California redshirt freshman Alex Rollin was named the Texas Collegiate League's 2004 Pitcher of the Year, it was announced today by league officials. Rollin, a 6-2, 215-pound right-hander from Los Gatos High School, was outstanding as a member of the Graham (Texas) Roughnecks. He finished the summer campaign 6-0 with three saves in 12 appearances and did not allow a run in 37.0 innings. Rollin threw the most scoreless innings of any pitcher in a major summer league in 2004.Earlier, Rollin was named the Texas League's Player of the Month for June when he went 3-0 with two saves. He then competed in the league's all-star game on Monday, July 12 at Steer Stadium in Graham. As a result of being named the Texas League Player of the Month for June, Rollin also had the opportunity to throw out the first pitch at Ameriquest Field, home of the Texas Rangers. He concluded the summer second in the Texas Collegiate League in wins, while allowing just 25 hits and striking out 39 batters in his 37.0 innings of work.Fellow Cal Bear Cameron Johnson, a 6-2, 195-pound sophomore left-hander, also competed in the Texas Collegiate League All-Star Game and was named to the Texas Collegiate League All-League Team. Johnson, who will be a junior at Cal next spring, played for the Weatherford Wranglers and was 7-1 with a 1.60 ERA, three saves, and had 40 strikeouts in 39.3 innings pitched.