Tuesday, May 18, 1999
Takamori and Nakano areStar-Bulletin staff
on the second team
Hawaii first baseman Jamie Aloy, a junior from Wailuku, was a first-team selection on the All-Western Athletic Conference baseball team announced yesterday.
Outfielder Sean Takamori and designated hitter Tracy Nakano of the Rainbows were on the second-team.
Aloy and Takamori were named co-winners of UH's Most Outstanding Player award at the team's awards banquet last night at the Prince Hotel.
Rich Snider and Randon Ho shared the Most Outstanding Pitcher award and four Rainbows, Corey Miller, Wakon Childers, Lane Nogawa and Scooter Martines, shared the Outstanding First-Year Player award.
Michael Dartt took home the Most Inspirational and Best Executor trophies; Lars Hansen was the team's top scholar-athlete. Redshirt freshman Derek Honma received the GTE Beyond the Call trophy.
All-WESTERN ATHLETIC CONFERENCE
Name Team Ht. Wt. Yr. Pos. Mark Silva TCU 6-0 203 Sr. C Jamie Aloy Hawaii 6-3 199 Jr. 1B Ryan Pon# Brigham Young 6-0 185 Sr. 2B Damon Thames* Rice 6-1 170 Sr. SS Royce Huffman* TCU 6-0 195 Sr. 3B Ryan Ludwick UNLV 6-4 205 Jr. OF Charles Williams Rice 6-0 185 Jr. OF Anthony Acevedo Fresno State 6-5 195 Jr. OF Justin Berg Rice 6-0 190 Sr. DH Mario Ramos Rice 6-0 165 Jr. SP Jesse Kurtz-Nicholl Rice 6-0 185 Sr. RPSecond Team
Chris Armstrong New Mexico 6-2 205 Sr. C Ryan Carville Air Force 6-0 175 So. 1B Brian Hertel UNLV 6-5 200 Jr. 1B Lon Yamaguchi New Mexico 5-8 155 Sr. 2B Eliott Sarabia UNLV 5-11 165 Sr. SS Aaron Sisk New Mexico 6-0 195 So. 3B Gary Johnson Brigham Young 6-3 205 Jr. OF Sean Takamori Hawaii 5-9 181 Jr. OF Cory Robbins New Mexico 5-8 165 Sr. OF Tracy Nakano Hawaii 5-8 160 Sr. DH Cade Harris TCU 6-5 215 So. DH Scott Atchison TCU 6-3 185 Sr. SP Jimmy Smith UNLV 6-3 210 Sr. RP1999 WAC Player of the Year: Royce Huffman, TCU
1999 WAC Freshman of the Year: Tom Creighton (2B), Fresno State and Junior Ruiz (2B), San Jose State
1999 WAC Coach of the Year: Wayne Graham, Rice
*1998 First Team All-WAC