WCL Alum Named WCC Player of the Year

West Coast League alum Jeff Bohling of Gonzaga was named the West Coast Conference Player of the Year. Click here for more info from GU’s website.

Bohling played for the Kitsap BlueJackets in 2014. That summer, he hit .255 with a homer and 17 RBIs over 145 at bats. He debuted in the West Coast League the year before with the Kelowna Falcons.

Jeff led the Zags to a three-way tie for first place in the WCC this past spring.

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 pitcher Josh Osich (San Francisco). Overall member attendance exceeded 400,000 in 2015. The 2016 54-game campaign opens Friday, June 3.