2012 Oregon State Beavers baseball team

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2012 Oregon State Beavers baseball
Conference Pacific-12 Conference
2012 record 40–20 (18–12 Pac-12)
Head coach Pat Casey (18th year)
Assistant coach Marty Lees (11th year)
Assistant coach Pat Bailey (5th year)
Pitching coach Nate Yeskie (4th year)
Home stadium Goss Stadium at Coleman Field
Seasons
« 2011 2013 »
2012 Pacific-12 Conference baseball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#4 UCLA y 20 10   .667     48 16   .750
#11 Arizona y 20 10   .667     48 17   .738
#10 Oregon y 19 11   .633     46 19   .708
#13 Stanford y 18 12   .600     41 18   .695
#17 Oregon State y 18 12   .600     40 20   .667
Arizona State 18 12   .600     36 20   .643
Washington 13 17   .433     30 25   .545
California 12 18   .400     29 25   .537
Washington State 12 18   .400     28 28   .500
USC 8 22   .267     23 32   .418
Utah 7 23   .233     14 42   .250
† – Conference champion
y – Invited to the 2012 NCAA Division I Baseball Tournament
As of May 28, 2012[1]; Rankings from Coaches' Poll

The 2012 Oregon State Beavers baseball team represented Oregon State University in the 2012 NCAA Division I baseball season. The team participated in the Pacific-12 Conference. They were coached by Pat Casey and assistant coaches Marty Lees, Pat Bailey, and Nate Yeskie.[2] They played home games in Goss Stadium at Coleman Field. The Beavers finished the season with a 40–20 overall record, and came in fourth (tied with Arizona State and Stanford, just two wins behind first) in the Pacific-12 Conference Championship with 18 wins and 12 losses.[3]

The team was selected as the #2 seed to participate in the Baton Rouge Regional in the 2012 NCAA Division I Baseball Tournament, where they lost to #1 seed and #7 national seed Louisiana State 5–6 in the finals during extra innings.

Previous season[edit]

Oregon State finished the 2011 regular season with a 41–17 overall record, and came in third in the Pacific-12 Conference Championship with 17 wins and 10 losses. The team was selected to host a Regional in the 2011 NCAA Division I Baseball Tournament, and as such were seeded #1 in the Corvallis Regional. The Beavers won all three of their games in the Corvallis Regional and went on to play the Vanderbilt Commodores in the Nashville Super Regional, where they lost 1–11.

Highlights[edit]

  • On May 25, 2012 Pat Casey became the Oregon State University program's all-time winningest coach after winning against rival Oregon 7–3.[4]
  • Having participated in the Baton Rouge Regional they have now participated in the NCAA Tournament a school record 4 consecutive years.
  • This was their second consecutive and fifth all-time season with at least 40 wins.
  • Michael Conforto, a freshman, set a new single-season RBI record of 76.[5][6]

Roster[edit]

2012 Oregon State Beavers baseball team
Players Coaches
# Pos. Name Bats/Throws Height Weight Year High School/Junior College Home town
33 C Barnes, RyanRyan Barnes R/R
190 lb (86 kg) Jr West Linn West Linn, Oregon
20 RHP Baylis, ColeCole Baylis R/R 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 214 lb (97 kg) So St. Francis Los Altos, California
31 LHP Boyd, MattMatt Boyd L/L 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 215 lb (98 kg) Jr Eastside Catholic Mercer Island, Wash.
22 RHP Brocker, ColeCole Brocker R/R 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 215 lb (98 kg) Jr Kimberly/Sacramento City College Appleton, Wisc.
36 RHP Bryant, TonyTony Bryant R/R 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 220 lb (100 kg) Jr Kennewick Kennewick, Wash
41 RHP Child, DanDan Child R/R 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 225 lb (102 kg) So Jesuit Rocklin, Calif
8 C Conforto, MichaelMichael Conforto L/R 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 211 lb (96 kg) Fr Redmond Woodinville, Wash
10 INF Davis, DylanDylan Davis R/R 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Fr Redmond Redmond, Wash.
39 OF Dettman, RyanRyan Dettman L/R 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 175 lb (79 kg) Jr Del Campo/American River College Citrus Heights, Calif.
23 RHP Duke, AdamAdam Duke R/R 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 185 lb (84 kg) So Spanish Fork Spanish Fork, Utah
25 OF Dunatov, JordanJordan Dunatov R/R 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 196 lb (89 kg) Fr Horizon Scottsdale, Ariz.
2 INF Dunn, RyanRyan Dunn R/R 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Sr Esperanza/Orange Coast College Bend, Ore.
6 U Esposito, NateNate Esposito R/R 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Fr Granite Bay Granite Bay, Calif
18 LHP Fielding, MattMatt Fielding R/L 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) 170 lb (77 kg) RS Fr Rocklin Rocklin, Calif.
11 LHP Fry, JaceJace Fry L/L 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 195 lb (88 kg) Fr Southridge Beaverton, Ore
40 OF Gordon, MaxMax Gordon L/L 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) 170 lb (77 kg) Jr Ashland/Sierra College Ashland, Ore
16 C Gorton, RyanRyan Gorton R/R 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 213 lb (97 kg) Sr Tigard Tigard, Ore
9 INF Hayes, DannyDanny Hayes L/R 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 205 lb (93 kg) Jr Jesuit Rancho Murieta, Calif
30 OF Howell, RyanRyan Howell R/R 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Fr Heritage Brentwood, Calif
3 INF Keyes, KavinKavin Keyes S/R 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) 185 lb (84 kg) So Alta Sandy, Utah
15 OF Manjarrez, SpencerSpencer Manjarrez R/R 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 196 lb (89 kg) Fr Gig Harbor Gig Harbor, Wash
35 OF Matthews, JoeyJoey Matthews R/R 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Jr Vacaville/Sacramento City College Vacaville, Calif
19 RHP McCall, MichaelMichael McCall R/R 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 173 lb (78 kg) Fr Gig Harbor Gig Harbor, Wash
17 OF Montgomery, SamSam Montgomery R/R 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Sr Bellarmine/Sierra College Fremont, Calif
38 LHP Reser, ZackZack Reser L/L 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 205 lb (93 kg) RS Fr Westview Beaverton, Or
37 LHP Rodriquez, CarlosCarlos Rodriquez L/L 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 198 lb (90 kg) Fr Iolani School Kapolei, Hawaii
13 C Rodriquez, JakeJake Rodriquez R/R 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 195 lb (88 kg) So Elk Grove Elk Grove, Calif
12 OF Rulli, NickNick Rulli R/R 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 185 lb (84 kg) RS So Lake Oswego/San Joaquin Delta College Lake Oswego, Ore
24 RHP Schultz, ScottScott Schultz R/R 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 195 lb (88 kg) So Gig Harbor Gig Harbor, Wash
1 INF Smith, TylerTyler Smith R/R 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 191 lb (87 kg) Jr Thousand Oaks Thousand Oaks, Calif
26 RHP Starr, TaylorTaylor Starr R/R 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 210 lb (95 kg) RS Sr Kelso Longview, Wash
4 INF Tommasini, JohnJohn Tommasini S/R 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) 171 lb (78 kg) RS Sr Roseburg Tenmile, Ore
29 RHP Tripp, MitchellMitchell Tripp R/R 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 195 lb (88 kg) Fr Meridian Bellingham, Wash
28 LHP Wetzler, BenBen Wetzler L/L 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 200 lb (91 kg) So Clackamas Clackamas, Ore
32 RHP Wilkerson, RileyRiley Wilkerson R/R 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 182 lb (83 kg) Fr West Linn West Linn, OR
Head coach

5 Pat Casey
7 Marty Lees (Associate)

Assistant coach(es)

27 Pat Bailey
34 Ryan Gipson (Undergraduate)
42 Andy Jenkins (Undergraduate)
43 Jared Norris (Undergraduate)

Pitching coach(es)
21 Nate Yeskie
Other

Ron Northcutt - Director of Operations
Ryley Croghan - Manager
Peyton Gastellum - Manager
Hank Hager - Assistant Director, Athletic Communications
Kurt Lupinski - Manager
Patrick McLaughlin - Manager
Michael Miller - Manager
Tim Rabas - Strength & Conditioning Coach
Brian Richardson - Manager
Josh Therrien - Assistant Athletic Trainer
Paul Yager - Academic Counselor


Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Injured Injured
  • Redshirt Current redshirt

Roster
Last update: 2012-06-07

Rankings[edit]

Ranking movements
Legend: ██ Increase in ranking. ██ Decrease in ranking.
NR = Not ranked. RV = Received votes. ( ) = First place votes.
Week
Poll Pre 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 Final 
Coaches' 19 19* 28 [7] 24 16 19 19 23 21 21 20 19 [8] 20 20 [9] 17 22  
Baseball America 23 21 25 19 22 20 23 [10] 23 [11] 23 [12] 16 [13] 24  
Collegiate Baseball^ 24 21 26 28 28 25 23 23 30 28 22 [14] 28 28 [15] 18 25 25 25 
NCBWA 22 20 24 22 19 16 19 17 22 20 19 21 18 [16] 20 20 [17] 17 21 22 22

^ Collegiate Baseball ranks 40 teams in their preseason poll, but only ranks 30 teams weekly during the season.
NCBWA ranks 35 teams in their preseason poll, but only ranks 30 teams weekly during the season.
* Coaches' does not release a week 1 poll so for comparison purposes the pre-season poll ranking is inserted in the week 1 slot.

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