Oregon State left fielder Michael Conforto has been named the Pac-12 Player of the Year in baseball, while Pat Casey was named the Conference Coach of the Year. Conforto is Oregon State's 11th ever Conference Player of the Year. Freshman Andrew Moore also took home a prestigious award, being named the Pac-12 Freshman of the Year. Seven Beavers were also named to the all-conference team.
In addition, junior second basemen Andy Peterson and junior reliever Scott Schultz were named to the honorable mention list.
Conforto, from Woodinville, WA, finished the regular season first in on base percentage and walks drawn, and in a tie for second in home runs hit.
Dylan Davis, Jake Rodriguez, and Tyler Smith were the other offensive Beavers named to the all-conference team. Davis led the Pac-12 in RBI's and doubles, while Rodriguez topped the league in sacrifice flies and finished third in throwing out potential base-stealers. Smith finished inside the top ten in both runs scored and fielding double plays.
On the mound, Matt Boyd, Andrew Moore, and Ben Wetzler were all named to the all-Pac-12 team.
Boyd led the league in innings pitched and finished tied for second in strikeouts, while Moore finished first in ERA for starting pitchers, first in wins, and second in opposing batting percentage. Wetzler finished third in the conference for ERA among starters and seventh in hits allowed.
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