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College  | Story  | 2/3/2023

Conf. Preview: Western Athletic

Isaiah Burrows     
Photo: Jacob Wilson (Grand Canyon Athletics)
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For all of Perfect Game's conference previews as part of the 2023 college baseball preview content, the 2022 records and all-conference teams are available for free. The conference top prospects and individual team breakdowns can be viewed with a subscription.

2022 Records

Teams are listed in alphabetical order
* new to conference in 2023 

Team W L W L
Abilene Christian 30 29 14 16
California Baptist 36 20 18 12
Grand Canyon 41 21 25 5
New Mexico State 24 34 10 20
Sacramento State 32 26 17 13
Sam Houston 31 25 21 9
Seattle University 16 34 11 19
Stephen F. Austin 15 37 8 22
Tarleton 17 36 10 20
*UTA 15 39 7 23
Utah Tech 22 33 14 16
Utah Valley 18 37 10 20
UTRGV 33 25 17 13

Preseason All-Conference Team

Pos. Name School Stats/Notes
C Michael Carpentier California Baptist Hit .363 and slugged .497 last year with 57 hits; good defensive skill set
1B Logan Gallina New Mexico State .323/.393/.660 line with 21 homers last year; loud LH stick with pull-side pop
2B Bash Randle Abilene Christian Real feel for the leather up the middle; hit .324 with 69 hits last season
SS Jacob Wilson Grand Canyon Premier bat-to-ball skills and sure-handed glove; .358/.418/.585 slash line in ‘22
3B Mitchel Simon California Baptist Thump in middle of the order; 15 HR last year & power plays to all fields w/ solid glove
OF Carlos Contreras Sam Houston Reigning WAC POY; pure hitter with innate feel 89 RBI ranked second in country
OF Homer Bush Grand Canyon Premium athlete with big bat speed; loud tools across the board with offensive prowess
OF Clayton Chadwick Sam Houston Well rounded tools across the board; .332/.460/.460 line in ‘22
DH Cole Kleckner Seattle University Impact JUCO transfer; First-Team All-NWAC with enticing blend of speed/contact to all fields
UT Parker Schmidt Utah Tech Versatile defender behind the dish or patrolling OF; hit .379 in conference play and .315 on year
SP Daniel Avitia Grand Canyon Huge leap freshman year; 5.4 K/BB ratio was one of the best in the country
SP Coltin Atkinson Sam Houston In store for a bounceback campaign; logs innings and 51 Ks in 53.2 innings
SP Matthew Maloney New Mexico State Impressive summer league; mixes tempos with cutter and knuckle curve
SP Connor Markl Grand Canyon Misses bats from left side; potent stuff on the Cape and poised for a huge junior year
RP Seth Mattox California Baptist Big freshman season out of the ‘pen; 1.98 ERA and 28 Ks over 27.1 innings

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