1986 Arizona Wildcats baseball team

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1986 Arizona Wildcats baseball
Arizona Wildcats logo.svg
Conference Pacific-10 Conference
1986 record 49-19 (18–12 Pac-10)
Head coach Jerry Kindall (14th year)
Home stadium Sancet Stadium
Seasons
← 1985
1987 →
1986 Pacific-10 Conference baseball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Northern
#23 Oregon State xy 18 5   .783     39 15   .722
Gonzaga 13 10   .565     30 21   .588
Portland State 12 11   .522     39 23   .629
Washington State 11 12   .478     35 24   .593
Portland 10 13   .435     24 26   .480
Washington 9 14   .391     25 23   .521
Eastern Washington 8 16   .333     22 28   .440
Southern
#13 UCLA xy 21 9   .700     39 23   .629
#1 Arizona y 18 12   .600     49 19   .721
#15 Stanford y 18 12   .600     38 23   .623
Southern California 12 18   .400     26 29   .473
Arizona State 11 19   .367     34 28   .548
California 10 20   .333     32 25   .561
x – Division champion
y – Invited to the NCAA Tournament
As of June 30, 1986[1]; Rankings from Collegiate Baseball

The 1986 Arizona Wildcats baseball team represented the University of Arizona in the 1986 NCAA Division I baseball season. The team was coached by Jerry Kindall in his 14th season at Arizona.

The Wildcats won the College World Series, defeating the Florida State Seminoles in the championship game.

Roster[edit]

1986 Arizona Wildcats roster
 

Pitchers

  • David Carley
  • Jason Klonoski
  • Joe Estes
  • Gil Heredia
  • Jeff Hird
  • Derek Huenneke
  • Jim McDonald
  • Thomas Weiser
 

Infielders

 

Outfielders

Catchers

  • Scott Engle
  • Steven Strong
  • David Taylor
  • Mike Thorell

Schedule[edit]

1986 Arizona Wildcats Baseball Game Log
Regular Season

Awards and honors[edit]

Gil Heredia
  • Third Team All-American[2]
  • First Team All-Pac-10 South[2]
Mike Senne
Steve Strong
  • First Team All-Pac-10 South[2]
Todd Trafton
  • College World Series All-Tournament Team[3]
  • First Team All-Pac-10 South[2]

Wildcats in the 1986 MLB Draft[edit]

The following members of the Arizona Wildcats baseball program were drafted in the 1986 Major League Baseball Draft.[4]

Player Position Round Overall MLB Team
Dave Rohde SS 5th 120th Houston Astros
Todd Trafton 1B 5th 127th Chicago White Sox
Tommy Hinzo 2B 7th 161st Cleveland Indians
Michael Senne OF 14th 364th St. Louis Cardinals
David Carley RHP 16th 399th Milwaukee Brewers
Joel Estes LHP 23rd 586th Houston Astros
Jim McDonald RHP 26th 656th Montreal Expos
Gar Millay 2B 28th 690th Texas Rangers

References[edit]

  1. ^ "College Baseball Conference Standings -- 1986". Boydsworld.com. Retrieved November 19, 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c d e "2012 Arizona Baseball Media Guide". ArizonaWildcats.com. Retrieved 18 November 2012. 
  3. ^ a b "CWS Record Book" (PDF). NCAA.org. Retrieved 16 June 2012. 
  4. ^ "MLB Amateur Draft Picks who came from "University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ)"". Retrieved 18 October 2012.