2009 UC Irvine Anteaters baseball team

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2009 UC Irvine Anteaters baseball
UCI Anteaters logo.png
Irvine Regional, L to Virginia (eliminated)
Conference Big West Conference
Ranking
Coaches No. 16
2009 record 45-15 (22-2 Big West)
Head coach Mike Gillespie
Hitting coach Pat Shine
Pitching coach Ted Silva
Home stadium Anteater Ballpark
Seasons
← 2008
2010 →
2009 Big West Conference baseball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#9 UC Irvine y 22 2   .917     45 15   .750
#7 Cal State Fullerton y 17 7   .708     47 16   .746
Cal Poly y 14 10   .583     37 21   .638
UC Riverside 12 12   .500     33 20   .623
UC Santa Barbara 11 13   .458     29 23   .558
Long Beach State 11 13   .458     25 29   .463
Pacific 9 15   .375     21 32   .396
Cal State Northridge 7 17   .292     24 32   .429
UC Davis 5 19   .208     13 42   .236
† – Conference champion
y – Invited to the NCAA Tournament
As of June 3, 2009[1]; Rankings from Collegiate Baseball

The 2009 UC Irvine Anteaters baseball team represents the University of California, Irvine in the NCAA Division I baseball season of 2009. The team plays home games at Anteater Ballpark in Irvine, California. The team is coached by Mike Gillespie in his second season at Irvine.

Pre-Season[edit]

The Anteaters concluded the 2008 season with a 42-18 mark, and made their second consecutive trip to the Super Regionals. They are a veteran-filled team, with 17 upperclassmen returning for the 2009 season. On January 20, 2009, the coaches in the Big West picked UC Irvine to finish second in the Big West behind Cal State Fullerton.[2][3]

Roster[edit]

Coaches[edit]

Name Title First Season at UCI Alma Mater
Mike Gillespie[4] Head Coach 2007 University of Southern California (1962)
Pat Shine[5] Assistant Coach 2002 Gonzaga (1995)
Ted Silva[6] Assistant Coach 2007 Cal State Fullerton (1995)
Bob Macaluso[7] Assistant Coach 2007 Springfield College (1987)

Players[edit]

Players Number Position Bats/Throws Hometown (Prev School)
Jordan Fox 1 UTL L/L Hacienda Heights, Calif. (Bishop Amat)
Sean Madigan 2 OF/LHP L/L Yorba Linda, Calif. (Servite)
Daniel Bibona 3 LHP L/L Lake Forest, Calif. (Santa Margarita)
Tyler Hoechlin 4 INF L/R Corona, Calif. (Arizona State)
Brian Hernandez 5 INF R/R Sylmar, Calif. (Cal State LA)
Ben Orloff 6 INF R/R Simi Valley, Calif. (Simi Valley)
Sammy Donabedian 7 C R/R West Hills, Calif. (El Camino Real)
Cory Olson 8 OF R/R Anaheim, Calif. (Orange Coast College)
Tommy Reyes 11 INF R/R Rancho Cucomonga, Calif. (Bishop Amat)
Crosby Slaught 13 RHP R/R Santa Barbara, Calif. (Santa Barbara)
Jeff Cusick 14 INF R/R Mission Viejo, Calif. (Santa Margarita)
Dillon Bell 15 OF L/L Bakersfield (Bakersfield)
Brock Bardeen 16 RHP/DH L/R Fallbrook, Calif. (Fallbrook)
Kyle Necke 17 RHP R/R Walnut, Calif. (Walnut)
Nick Hoover 18 RHP R/R Alta Loma (Riverside CC)
Francis Larson 20 C R/R Yorba Linda, Calif. (Esperanza)
Christian Bergman 21 RHP R/R Altadena, Calif. (St. Francis)
Matt Summers 22 RHP/OF L/R Phoenix, Ariz. (Chaparral)
Brian Murphy 23 RHP R/R San Clemente, Calif. (San Clemente)
Ronnie Shaeffer 24 C R/R Garden Grove, Calif. (Pacifica)
Cory Hamilton 25 RHP R/R Elk Grove, Calif. (Sheldon)
Casey Stevenson 27 INF R/R Saugus, Calif. (College of the Canyons)
Andy Lines 28 LHP L/L Palos Verdes Estates, Calif. (Palos Verdes HS)
Eric Deragisch 29 INF R/R Granite Bay, Calif. (Sierra College)
Stephen Malcolm 31 UTL R/R Stockton, Calif. (Tokay)
DJ Crumlich 32 UTL R/R Irvine, Calif. (Irvine)
Jordan Leyland 33 INF R/R San Dimas, Calif. (San Dimas)
Ryan Fisher 36 INF L/R Manteca, Calif. (East Union)
Noel Avison 40 LHP L/L Bakersfield, Calif. (San Diego Mesa College)
Scott Gottschling 41 OF R/R Orange, Calif. (Villa Park)
Matt Dufour 44 RHP R/R Placentia, Calif. (Santa Ana CC)
Maverick Olivares 47 OF L/L Hacienda Heights, Calif. (Bishop Amat)
Tony Asaro 53 OF R/R Torrance, Calif. (Pepperdine)
Eric Pettis 55 RHP R/R West Hills, Calif. (El Camino Real)

Schedule/Results[edit]

2009 Game Log

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 Final 
Coaches' 18 18* 10 7 6 4 2 16 
Baseball America 9 5 5 10 10 10 8 5 3 1 1 1 1 1 1 9 10 10 
Collegiate Baseball^ 20 15 15 16 17 13 12 7 4 1 1 1 1 1 1 11 9 9 
NCBWA 15 14 11 15 13 12 12 10 7 6 4 2 1 1 1 11 13 13

^ 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.
* New poll was not released for this week so for comparison purposes the previous week's ranking is inserted in this week's slot.

Several weeks of the Coaches' poll are unavailable.

Awards and honors[edit]

Major League Baseball Draft[edit]

Player Year Round Pick Team
Ben Orloff Sr. 9 281 Houston Astros
Daniel Bibona Jr. 16 489 St. Louis Cardinals
Casey Stevenson Jr. 38 1156 Milwaukee Brewers
Brian Hernandez Jr. 39 1175 Cleveland Indians

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