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TerpZag
05-31-2012, 07:40 PM
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Gonzales Named To Collegiate Baseball All-America Third Team


TUCSON, Ariz. - The awards keep rolling in for Gonzaga University sophomore Marco Gonzales, who Thursday was named to the Louisville Slugger NCAA Division I All-America third team for the second straight season as selected by Collegiate Baseball.

Gonzales, a sophomore from Fort Collins, Colo., was selected as a utility player this year after being selected as a pitcher last season. The versatile Gonzales plays first base and pitches for the Bulldogs.

The left-hander posted an 8-2 record and a 1.55 ERA in 12 starts in as many appearances this season in helping the Bulldogs to a 34-22 record. His ERA current ranks seventh in the country. He fanned 92 batters in 92 2/3 innings while walking just 23, and allowed just 12 extra-base hits including three home runs. Opponents had a .201 batting average against him.

At the plate he hit .325 with 29 RBI, 10 doubles and a pair of home runs. He had a fielding percentage of .971 with eight errors in 279 chances.

Earlier this week he was named the West Coast Conference Pitcher of the Year and was named to the All-WCC First Team as a pitcher.


Gonzaga Article Link (http://www.gozags.com/ViewArticle.dbml?SPSID=627525&SPID=90843&DB_LANG=C&ATCLID=205435541&DB_OEM_ID=26400)

TerpZag
05-31-2012, 07:45 PM
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Senior Royce Bolinger recorded his 93rd hit in May to set Gonzaga's new single-season record.



Bolinger Earns Second Straight Rawlings WCC Player of the Month


SAN BRUNO, Calif. - Gonzaga University baseball senior Royce Bolinger was named Rawlings West Coast Conference Player for the Month for May, as announced by the league office Thursday. It is the second straight month Bolinger received the WCC's monthly honor.

An outfielder from Scottsdale, Ariz., Bolinger started all 15 games in the month of May, going 28-for-64 (.438) with seven doubles, a triple and a pair of home runs while driving in 18 runs. He helped the Bulldogs sweep the University of Portland 7-6 by going 3-for-4 with a home run and four RBI. In the BYU series last weekend, he went 5-for-16 with two doubles and 7 RBI and set Gonzaga's new single-season record for hits with 93, passing Drew Heid's 2010 mark of 92.

Along with tallying 93 hits, Bolinger finished his senior campaign leading the Bulldogs with a .392 batting average, 15 two-baggers, three triples and 11 homers. He slugged for a .620 percentage while compiling a .441 on-base percentage.


Gonzaga Article Link (http://www.gozags.com/ViewArticle.dbml?SPSID=627525&SPID=90843&DB_LANG=C&ATCLID=205435417&DB_OEM_ID=26400)