Loggers Earn All-NWC Honors On Diamond
SPOKANE, Wash. - Led by first-teamers Mark Rockey (Mountlake Terrace, Wash./Univ. of New Mexico) and Jarvis Nohara (Honolulu, Hawaii/Iolani), the Puget Sound Loggers put 10 players on the 2010 All-Northwest Conference baseball teams, as announced on Monday afternoon.
Rockey earned first-team honors for the second straight season after leading the Northwest Conference in a number of categories, including slugging percentage (.850), on-base percentage (.545), RBIs (61), home runs (16), and walks (40).
Nohara earns first team honors for the first time in his career after starting 37 of 40 games for the Loggers. Puget Sound's everyday shortstop, Nohara was also the Loggers' third starter on the mound, posting a 4-1 record with a 3.60 ERA. Nohara made history for the Loggers on April 20, playing all nine positions in an 8-4 win over Saint Martin's.
Freshman pitcher Matt Robinson (Lafayette, Calif./Campolindo) earned second team honors after his first collegiate season. Posting an 8-2 record in 18 appearances with a 5.40 ERA, Robinson looks to be among the top pitchers in the conference for the next three seasons.
The Loggers also had seven honorable mention honorees on the 2010 All-NWC teams. Seniors Jason Powell (Redwood City, Calif./Sacred Heart Prep), Doug Cox (Kailua, Hawaii/Kalaheo) and Colby Robinson (Gig Harbor, Wash./Peninsula) all earned honors in their final season. Junior Dakota Resnik (Bellevue, Wash./Newport) was also named honorable mention, as well as sophomores Casey Coberly Boise, Idaho), Matt Cox (Salem, Ore./South Salem) and Will Mentor (Seattle, Wash./Seattle Prep).
Linfield head coach Scott Brosius was named NWC Coach of the Year after leading the Wildcats to the conference title. Linfield's Kelson Brown was named Player of the Year while Ryan Larson, also of Linfield, was named Pitcher of the Year.