Fourteen alums of West Coast League clubs were named to the 2016 All-Pac-12 team. In addition, former Corvallis Knights Logan Ice and Nick Madrigal of Oregon State were named Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Year and Freshman of the Year, respectively.
Junior catcher Logan Ice of OSU earned honorable mention all-WCL honors in 2014. Madrigal was a first-team all-WCL selection last summer. The frosh infielder set the WCL record for stolen bases in a season with 40.
WCL alums who earned All-Pac-12 honors this past spring are:
Senior first baseman Ryan Aguilar of Arizona – COWLITZ BLACK BEARS
Junior pitcher Seth Martinez of Arizona State – BELLINGHAM BELLS
Junior shortstop Colby Woodmansee of Arizona State – BELLINGHAM BELLS
Junior pitcher Cole Irvin of Oregon – COWLITZ BLACK BEARS
Junior pitcher Stephen Nogosek of Oregon – CORVALLIS KNIGHTS
Sophomore outfielder Christian Donahue of Oregon State – CORVALLIS KNIGHTS
Sophomore first baseman K.J. Harrison of Oregon State – CORVALLIS KNIGHTS
Junior catcher Logan Ice of Oregon State – CORVALLIS KNIGHTS
Freshman second baseman Nick Madrigal of Oregon State – CORVALLIS KNIGHTS
Senior outfielder Eric Filia of UCLA – WENATCHEE APPLESOX
Junior third baseman Dallas Carroll of Utah – BELLINGHAM BELLS
Junior third baseman Chris Baker of Washington – BELLINGHAM BELLS
Junior outfielder Jack Meggs of Washington – BELLINGHAM BELLS
Sophomore catcher Joey Morgan of Washington – MEDFORD ROGUES
ABOUT THE WEST COAST LEAGUE
The West Coast League is the premier summer collegiate baseball league west of the Mississippi. The 12-year-old, 11-team, professionally operated wood-bat league located in the beautiful Pacific Northwest features pro prospects from major conferences across the nation and an unparalleled history out west of great fan and player experiences in addition to the best summer weather in North America. In 2015, 59 players with WCL experience were selected in the MLB June draft, and more than 200 WCL alums appeared in affiliated professional baseball including 25 in the major leagues, such as home-run leader Chris Davis (Baltimore), NL Rookie of the Year runner-up Matt Duffy (San Francisco) and rising star pitchers Matt Andriese (Tampa Bay) and Josh Osich (San Francisco). Overall member attendance exceeded 400,000 in 2015. The 2016 54-game campaign opens tonight.