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Six Pirates Named All-NWC Baseball

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By Whitworth University Athletics

SPOKANE, Wash. – Six Whitworth University baseball players have received honorable mention consideration on the 2014 All-Northwest Conference team, which was released this morning by the league office.

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Senior Taylor Isadore, along with juniors Spencer Ansett, Cory Mack, Joshua Davis, Nick Motsinger and Thomas Wakem were mentioned on the team following a 13-22 season in which the squad went 10-14 in NWC games.

Isadore made the list as a relief pitcher after posting a 1.86 ERA in 18 appearances and 29 innings.  He finished with a 2-3 record and posted three saves.  His total relief appearances set a school record.

Ansett and Mack made the honorable mention list as starting pitchers.  Ansett finished 3-2 with a 3.58 ERA in ten starts.  Mack went 4-4 with a 3.57 ERA in 10 starts.  Mack led the Pirate pitching staff in innings-pitches (63) and in strikeouts (41).

Davis, a catcher, batted .305 and tied for the team lead with three home runs.  He also tied for the team lead with 21 RBIs. 

Shortstop Nick Motsinger led Whitworth with 29 runs scored and batted .277. He was one of three players to hit three home runs, leading the Bucs in extra base hits by adding nine doubles and a triple. 

Wakem made the list as a designated hitter after leading Whitworth with a batting average of .325.  He also led the team with ten doubles and tied Davis with 21 RBIs.