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Date: May 5, 2004
Contact: Brian Laubscher (540) 458-8676
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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. Stephen’s 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 ERA (2.20).

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.



Contact: Brian Laubscher
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