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College  | Story  | 1/31/2022

Conf. Preview: Mountain West

Tyler Henninger     
Photo: Paul Skenes (Eric Strom)
Preseason Top 25 Rankings | Preseason All-Americans | College Content Preview Index

For all of Perfect Game's conference previews as part of the 2022 college baseball preview content, the 2021 records and all-conference teams are available for free. The conference top prospects and individual team breakdowns can be viewed with a College Baseball Ticket (CBT) subscription. To learn more about the College Baseball Ticket and to sign up today please visit this link.

2021 Records

Teams are listed in alphabetical order* 

Air Force 26 22 18 16
Fresno State 20 25 16 18
Nevada 25 20 22 9
New Mexico 16 25 10 17
San Diego State 30 16 22 14
San Jose State 6 30 2 19
UNLV 20 13 15 12

Preseason All-Conference Team

Name School Stats/Notes
C Braydon Altorfer Air Force .333-9-43; whole field hitter, has some pop, quality catch and throw ability
1B Brian Leonhardt San Diego State .305-2-47; gap to gap power, run producer, middle of the order bat
2B Edarian Williams UNLV .360-6-25; loaded with tools, speed/power combo, versatile glove
SS Brendan Brooks UNLV .407-5-22; experienced bat, advanced bat to ball, quality glove up the middle
3B Andrew Kachel  Fresno State .328-11-38; quick bat speed, natural loft, quality pullside power
OF Dario Gomez Nevada .393-6-37; aggressive hitter, good bat to ball, uses entire field, quality glove
OF Rylan Charles UNLV .306-1-9; advanced defender in CF, plus speed, covers ground, quality bat with some pop
OF Cole Carrigg San Diego State .270-2-23; excellent athlete, covers ground, strong arm, versatile defender
DH Tyler Bosetti Nevada .328-11-47; solid all around bat, good bat to ball, quality power to all fields, has record for most consecutive games with HR
UT Paul Skenes Air Force .410-11-43, 26 2/3 IP, 2.70 ERA, 30 K:9 BB; outstanding freshman yr, quality bat, significant raw power, mid-90’s FB, power SL, feel for CH 
SP Troy Melton San Diego State 73 1/3 IP, 6.14 ERA, 83 K:30 BB; experienced arm, strong frame, FB reaches upper-90’s
SP Cameron Walty Nevada 56 IP, 4.02 ERA, 48 K:30 BB; low-90’s FB, misses bats often, big presence on the mound
SP Joshua Ibarra UNLV 29 IP, 4.03 ERA, 36 K:9 BB; mid-90’s fastball, plus breaking ball, has feel for CH 
SP Jake Dixon Fresno State 66 2/3 IP, 5.80 ERA, 50 K:28 BB; innings eater, miss bats often, 
RP Tyler Cochran Nevada 31 IP, 4.06 ERA, 7 SV; experienced arm, can go multiple innings, has swing and miss ability

Player of the Year:
RHP/C Paul Skenes, Air Force
Pitcher of the Year: RHP Troy Melton, San Diego State
Freshman of the Year: INF Alex Rodriguez, San Diego State

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