Nevada Places Four on Preseason All-WAC Baseball Team

RENO - Four Wolf Pack baseball players were named to the preseason All-WAC baseball team.

Senior outfielder Westley Moss and senior first baseman Shaun Kort made the list. Moss batted .303 with 15 stolen bases last season. He was drafted in the 34th round by the Cleveland Indians last year.

Shaun Kort ranked second on the team with a .329 batting average. He was first with 62 RBI. Kort is a three-time second team All-WAC selection.

Sophomore designated hitter Nick Melino also got the nod. Melino was named to the Freshman All-America team last season. He led Nevada with a .352 batting average.

Senior pitcher Tyler Graham rounds out Nevada's preseason honorees. Graham went 2-2 last season with a 4.75 ERA. He had 43 strikeouts in 47.1 innings pitched.

The Wolf Pack as a team was picked to finish sixth out of the seven WAC baseball teams.

Preseason Poll (Total Votes)
1. Fresno St. (32)
2. New Mexico St. (27)
3. Hawai'i (26)
4. Louisiana Tech (22)
5. San Jose State (19)
6. Nevada (15)
7. Sacramento St.

Preseason All-WAC Team
OF Dusty Robinson, So., Fresno State
OF Sean Montplaisir, Jr., Hawai'i
OF Westley Moss, Sr., Nevada
OF Jason Martin, Jr., San Jose State
1B Shaun Kort, Sr., Nevada
2B Danny Muno, Jr., Fresno State
SS Greg Garcia, Jr., Hawai'i
3B Corey Valine, Sr., San Jose State
C Trent Garrison, So., Fresno State
UTI Jared Jordan, Sr., New Mexico State
DH Nick Melino, So., Nevada
SP Derek Benny, So., Fresno State
SP Nate Klein, Sr., Hawai'i
SP Jesse Darrah, So., Sacramento State
RP Tyler Graham, Sr., Nevada
RP Scott Coffman, So., New Mexico State

Player of the Year
Danny Muno, Jr., Fresno State

Pitcher of the Year
Derek Benny, So., Fresno State


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