May 15, 1998
PULLMAN, Wash. -- Three members of Washington State University's infield and one pitcher were named today to the Pacific-10 Conference North baseball team.
Sophomore pitcher Wade Parrish, who posted an 8-3 record for the Cougars, was joined by teammates Casey Kelley at first base, Scott Randall at second and Greg Mitchell at third. Randall, who led WSU with a .358 batting average, was also named to the team as a junior in 1997. Kelley clubbed a WSU and Pac-10 North record 25 home runs and Mitchell was right behind him with 15.
Wade Parrish, left handed pitcher, sophomore, Othello, Wash. - led WSU's pitching staff with an 8-3 record and a 4.93 ERA...also topped the team with 84.0 innings...struck out 56 and walked 36...opponents hit .288 off him...started 12 games and had one relief appearance...two complete games.
Casey Kelley, first base, junior, Ellensburg, Wash. - set WSU and Pac-10 North home run record with 25, topping the old mark of 23 by John Olerud, 1988; hit .335 and led the Cougars with 68 RBI, 151 total bases, a slugging percentage of .830, 43 walks and a school record 63 strikeouts...played in all 49 games with 48 starts.
Greg Mitchell, third base, senior, Maple Ridge, BC - Hit .299 and belted 15 home runs while starting 44 games...played in all but one of WSU's 49 games...drove home 49 runs.
Scott Randall, second base/outfield, senior, Bellingham, Wash. -- Named to the All-Pac-10 team for a second straight year after leading WSU with a .358 batting average and 67 hits...also topped the club with 12 stolen bases...drove home 28 runs, hit 11 doubles, three home runs and three triples...played in all 49 games, starting 46...made 20 starts at second, 19 in left field and seven at third base.