College | Story | 2/4/2019

Conf. Preview: Mountain West

Mike Rooney        
Photo: Bryson Stott (Zak Krill/UNLV Athletics)

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Predicted Order of Finish

Overall/conference win-loss records from 2018 indicated | * Denotes projected conference automatic bid

No. Team W L W L
1 San Diego State* 39 21 18 12
2 Nevada 29 24 20 9
3 Fresno State 30 24 13 17
4 New Mexico 20 33 11 19
5 UNLV 35 24 14 16
6 San Jose State 27 30 16 14
7 Air Force 24 30 12 17

Preseason All-Conference Team

Pos. Name Class School Stats/Notes
C Carter Bins Jr. Fresno State .301-7-39; elite athlete for C, big draft upside
1B Nic Ready Sr. Air Force .341-20-56; won 2018 college HR derby
MIF Bryson Stott Jr. UNLV .365-4-32; projected 1st-rounder, size, ++ athl.
MIF Hayden Schilling R-Sr. New Mexico .348-1-30; career .318 hitter, more BB than K
3B Joshua Zamora So. Nevada .355-9-33; MWC FR of Year in 2018
OF Chad Bible R-Sr. San Diego State .327-9-42; beat cancer in '17, All-MWC in '18
OF Zach Ashford Sr. Fresno State .352-2-24; 158 career GP, 6th in MWC in hitting
OF Julian Escobedo Jr. San Diego State .3168-2-25; toolsy LHH w/ pure hit tool
DH Connor Mang R-So. New Mexico .326-2-27; versatile defender w/ feel for barrel
UT Casey Schmitt So. San Diego State .264-1-32; 1-1, 0.28 ERA, 9 SV; 90-93, + split
SP Andrew Mitchel Sr. San Jose State 6-1, 3.72 ERA; 2018 MWC co-POY, 101 Ks
SP Jake Jackson So. Nevada 8-4, 5.42 ERA; 15 starts as FR, led tm in Ws, Ks
SP Ryan Jensen Jr. Fresno State 2-6, 5.35 ERA; big arm, 93-96 mph, touches 98
SP Logan Boyer Jr. San Diego State 0-0, 3.79 ERA; inj. in '18, dominant RP in '17
RP Fineas Bonta-Smith Sr. San Jose State 5-3, 3.99 ERA, 5 SV; FB up to 95, 10.3 K/9

Player of the Year: Bryson Stott, ss, UNLV 
Pitcher of the Year: Andrew Mitchel, lhp, San Jose State
Freshman of the Year: Owen Sharts, rhp, Nevada

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