UA To Recognize UA Baseball Seniors

May 12, 2009

Arizona Baseball Senior Class -- Career Statistics PDF

, Ariz. – Arizona baseball is preparing for a very special evening at the ballpark on Saturday, May 16, at Jerry Kindall Field as the program will honor its outstanding senior class in a pre-game ceremony.

The first pitch of the critical Pac-10 matchup is set for 7 p.m., and senior Preston Guilmet is slated as the probable starter for the Wildcats.

Prior to the game, Guilmet and his fellow seniors – Brad Glenn, Cory Burns and Hunter Pace – will be recognized in the traditional senior class ceremony.

Fans are encouraged to arrive early for the ceremony, which will begin approximately 15 minutes before the start of the game. Fans can purchase tickets in advance by ordering online here or calling 520-621-2287.

Below is a brief recap of the statistical accomplishments of this year’s senior class:

Preston Guilmet | Citrus Heights, Calif. | 6-foot-2, 190 | RHP

Honors and Awards

-          2007 Pac-10 Pitcher of the Year
-          Six-time Pac-10 Pitcher of the Week
-          2008 and 2007 First-Team All-Pac-10
-          2007 First Team All-American honoree by Baseball America and Collegiate Baseball
-          2007 Second Team All-American honoree by ACBA,, and NCBWA
-          2007 Semi-finalist for Roger Clemens Award

By the Numbers

66 – His total number of career appearances (59 starts). His expected start on Saturday will push him into a tie for 10th place all-time at Arizona in career appearances

59 – Total games started. Currently second all-time at Arizona, but his expected start on Saturday will tie him with Ed Vosberg (1980-83) for the most starts in program history.

6 – Complete games. Five of the six came during his 2007 campaign when he was named Pac-10 Pitcher of the Year. It is also the number of career Pac-10 Pitcher of the Week Awards he has won in his career.

403.1 – Total number of innings pitched. He is exactly two innings shy of tying Ed Vosberg (1980-83) at 405.1 innings pitched for the top mark in UA history. Additionally, when he surpasses Vosberg for the UA career record, he will move into sixth place in Pac-10 history for innings pitched.

401 – Career strikeouts. Trails only the 422 strikeouts thrown by Carl Thomas (1954-56) in the UA record books. Additionally, he currently ranks No. 4 in Pac-10 history for career strikeouts, trailing only Tim Lincecum (491), Rick Currier (449) and Seth Etherton (420).

26 – Career wins. He is one win shy of matching Steve Powers (1974-76) for No. 10 in the UA records books.

146 – Strikeouts thrown in the 2007 season. The number is tied for fourth place in program history for single season strikeouts.


Brad Glenn | Tulsa, Okla. | 6-foot-3, 225 | 3B/OF

By the Numbers

211 – Total number of games played. Currently ranking No. 9 in UA history, seven regular season games remaining put Glenn within reach of tying Jeff Van Houten (2002-05) for No. 6 in the record books.

100- Career extra base hits. The mark ties Todd Trafton (1983-86) for No. 3 in program history.

801 – Career at-bats. Ranks No. 7 in UA history.

53 – Career doubles. Tied for six-most in program history.

40 – Career home runs. Trails only the 55 hit by Shelley Duncan (1999-2001) in UA history.

186 – Total number of RBI in his career. Currently tied with Shelley Duncan (199-2001) for sixth-most in program history. Also just 17 shy of breaking into Top-10 in Pac-10 history.

427 – Total bases. Currently No. 6 all-time at Arizona.

42 – Hit by pitches. Tally is second-most ever for a Wildcat, trailing only the 55 set by Colt Sedbrook (2006-08).

15 – Career sacrifice flies. Tied for seventh-most in UA history.

69 – Multi-hit games. One shy of breaking into UA career Top-10.





Cory Burns | Glendale, Ariz. | 6-foot-0, 195 | RHP

By the Numbers

89 – Total number of career appearances. Trails only teammate Jason Stoffel for most appearances in program history.

35 – Total appearances in 2009. Currently tied with Tod Brown (1993) for most single-season appearances in UA history.

17 – Allowed only 17-of-65 inherited runners (.262) to score in his career.

9.109 – Strikeouts per nine innings in his career (110 strikeouts in 108.2 innings pitched).





Hunter Pace | Chandler, Ariz. | 5-foot-10, 195 | CF

By the Numbers

.324 – Hitting .325 in his career in 213 at-bats. His .369 mark in 2009 is a career-best.

15 – Career sacrifice hits. Two shy of breaking into UA career Top-10.

13 – Stolen bases in 2009, which is a career-high.

35 – Runs scored, which is a career-high.

25 – RBI in 2009, which is a career-best.


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