May 31, 2005
WALNUT CREEK, Calif. -
Two members of the Washington baseball team were named
to the 2005 All-Pacific-10 Conference first-team, conference commissioner Tom Hansen
announced today. Junior shortstop Brent Lillibridge and sophomore pitcher Tim
Lincecum both made the first team while seven other Huskies earned honorable mention.
Oregon State's Jacoby Ellsbury and Arizona's Trevor Crowe, both outfielders, were
named co-Player of the Year. USC sophomore Ian Kennedy was selected as Pitcher of
the Year and OSU shortstop Darwin Barney was honored as Freshman of the Year.
Beavers coach Pat Casey, who led OSU to the Pac-10 championship, was named Coach
of the Year.
Lillibridge, from Jackson High in Mill Creek, was named to the team for the third straight
season. The Huskies' starting shortstop in every game in 2005, he batted .330 and led the
Huskies in most offensive categories, including doubles (19), triples (4), home runs (tied
with 8), runs batted in (45) and walks (36). He was also second with 13 stolen bases and
made only six errors in his 55 games at shortstop.
Lincecum, a graduate of Renton's Liberty High, was the Pac-10 Pitcher of the Year and
Freshman of the Year in 2004. This season, he finished the year 8-6 with a 3.11 earned
run average. He led the UW with 16 starts, four complete games, 104 and one-third
innings and 131 strikeouts. Opponents batted only .179 off of Lincecum.
Six Huskies earned honorable mention: junior outfielder Zach Clem (Burlington-Edison
HS), senior pitcher Josh Conover (Kirkland/Lake Washington HS), senior pitcher
David Dowling (Kirkland/Juanita HS), freshman outfielder Matt Hague (Kent/Kentwood
HS), senior outfielder Taylor Johnson (Vancouver/Skyview HS) and freshman pitcher
Brandon McKerney (Edmonds/Meadowdale HS).
Complete list of Conference honors:
CO-PLAYERS OF THE YEAR
Trevor Crowe, ARIZONA and Jacoby Ellsbury, OREGON STATE
PITCHER OF THE YEAR
Ian Kennedy, USC
FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR
Darwin Barney, OREGON STATE
COACH OF THE YEAR
Pat Casey, OREGON STATE
Name School Pos Yr Ht Wt Hometown
Brennan Boesch CAL OF So. 6-6 210 Los Angeles, Calif.
Jordan Brown ARIZ 1B Jr. 6-0 210 Vacaville, Calif.
Travis Buck (2) ASU OF Jr. 6-2 205 Richland, Wash.
Dallas Buck OSU RHP So. 6-2 190 Newberg, Ore.
Jeff Clement (3) USC C Jr. 6-1 210 Marshalltown, Iowa
Brady Everett WSU C Sr. 5-11 206 Des Moines, Wash.
Jeff Gilmore STAN RHP Jr. 6-2 200 Huntington Beach, Calif.
Kevin Gunderson OSU RP So. 5-10 160 Portland, Ore.
Nick Hundley ARIZ C Jr. 6-1 205 Seattle, Wash.
Andy Jenkins OSU 1B Sr. 6-0 200 Salem, Ore.
Jeff Larish (2) ASU 1B Sr. 6-2 210 Tempe, Ariz.
Brent Lillibridge (3) WASH INF Jr. 5-11 185 Everett, Wash.
Tim Lincecum (2) WASH LHP So. 6-0 160 Renton, Wash.
Jed Lowrie (2) STAN INF Jr. 6-0 185 Salem, Ore.
John Mayberry Jr. (2) STAN 1B Jr. 6-5 230 Kansas City, Mo.
Mark Melancon ARIZ RP So. 6-2 210 Golden, Colo.
Jonah Nickerson OSU RHP So. 6-1 190 Oregon City, Ore.
Josh Satin CAL INF Fr. 6-2 185 Calabasas, Calif.
Travis Talbott CAL RP Sr. 5-11 175 Santa Cruz, Calif.
Jeff Van Houten (2) ARIZ OF Sr. 5-10 190 Paradise Valley, Ariz.
(2) - Two-time All-Conference selection.
(3) - Three-time All-Conference selection.
Honorable Mention: Erik Averill, Jr., ASU; Eric Berger, Fr., ARIZ; Brad
Boyer, Jr., ARIZ; Pat Bresnehan, So., ASU; Zach Clem, Jr., WASH; Josh Conover, Sr.,
WASH; Allen Craig, Jr., CAL; Colin Curtis, So., ASU; Matt Cusick, Fr., USC; Seth
Dhaenens, So., ASU; Jason Donald, So., ARIZ; David Dowling, Sr., WASH; Eric
Dworkis, Sr., CAL; Hector Estrella, So., USC; Nate Fogle, RP, OSU; Chris Frey, Jr.,
ARIZ; Ryan Gipson, INF), OSU; Tuffy Gosewisch, Sr., ASU; Tyler Graham, Jr., OSU;
Kevin Guyette, Jr., ARIZ; Matt Hague, Fr., WASH; Cyle Hankerd, So., USC; Billy Hart,
Jr., USC; John Hester, Jr., STAN; Chris Jensen, Jr., UCLA; Taylor Johnson, Sr., WASH;
Bryan Kervin, Fr., ARIZ; Anton Maxwell, SP), OSU; Shea McFeeley, INF), OSU;
Brandon McKerney, Fr., WASH; John Meloan, Jr., ARIZ; Jay Miller, Jr., WSU; Jeff
Miller, So., WSU; Dane Renkert, Sr., WSU; Mark Romanczuk, Jr., STAN; Andrew
Romine, Fr., ASU; J.J. Sferra, Fr., ASU; Blake Sharpe, Jr., USC; Adam Sorgi, So.,
STAN; Jack Spradlin, Jr., USC; Matt Swanson, Sr., CAL; Jason Urquidez, Sr., ASU.