Date: May 5, 2004
Contact: Brian Laubscher (540) 458-8676
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W&L BASEBALL PLACES FIVE ON ALL-ODAC SQUAD
Dean Named ODAC Pitcher of the Year
Senior Peter Dean; ODAC Pitcher of the Year
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Senior left hander Peter Dean (Vienna,
Va./James Madison) earned Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) Pitcher
of the Year honors as five Washington and Lee baseball players were named
to the 2004 All-ODAC team, announced Wednesday afternoon.
Joining Dean on the first team was senior right fielder Bryan Mulhern
(Chadd's Ford, Pa./Unionville). Senior shortstop Austin Allain (Weston,
Mass./Weston), senior right hander Dan Kagey (Marietta, Ga./Lovett) and
sophomore second baseman Scott Gosselink (Austin, Texas/St. Stephens
Episcopal) were all named to the second team.
Dean, who is making his third appearance on the First-Team All-ODAC squad,
was named the top pitcher in the conference after setting the school record
for wins in a season with a 9-2 overall mark this season, including a
school record three shutouts. In a school-record 88.2 innings pitched
this season, he recorded a 2.33 ERA and 64 strikeouts with just 11 walks.
Dean wraps up his collegiate career with a W&L- and ODAC-record 29
wins versus just seven losses and school records in career strikeouts
(232), career appearances (54), career innings pitched (290.2) and career
Mulhern received his second-straight first-team nod after finishing the
season third on the team with a .360 batting average and 50 hits, which
included 38 RBI, 12 doubles and a school record tying nine home runs.
Gosselink received second-team laurels after leading the Generals with
a .380 batting average and 34 runs scored. He also finished second on
the team with 52 hits, including nine doubles and five home runs, while
driving in 25 runs.
Allain earned second team honors for the second-straight season after
hitting .304 with 21 RBI and 38 runs. Kagey went 6-3 from the mound with
a 3.98 ERA and 58 strikeouts in 72.1 innings pitched.
Washington and Lee finished the season 21-16 overall, 11-7 in the ODAC
and went 4-2 in the ODAC Tournament before falling in the title game for
its second-straight runner-up finish.
-- GENERALS --