Vom Brack, Rogalski and Noon Earn UAA All-Tournament Honors
St. Louis, Mo., March 22, 2010 – Washington University in St. Louis baseball senior outfielder Nick Vom Brack, junior catcher Joe Noon and sophomore outfielder Brandon Rogalski each garnered 2010 University Athletic Association (UAA) All-Tournament honors, as announced Monday by the Association.
Washington University averaged 12.8 runs per game at the 2010 UAA Championship, and the Bears top three hitters at the high scoring tournament each come away with All-UAA accolades.
Vom Brack established himself as one of the top offensive players in the conference, hitting a team-best .560 to go along with a .880 slugging percentage. He hit two home runs, recorded nine RBI and scored 12 times in five games. He also registered a team-high .600 on-base percentage.
Rogalski enjoyed a breakout week at the UAA Championship, where he hit .481 with six extra-base hits, including two home runs, a triple and three doubles. Along with a .889 slugging percentage, Rogalski tallied a team-best 13 RBI and scored a team-high 13 runs, reaching base in 51.7 percent of his at-bats.
Noon broke out of an early-season slump at the plate in a big way, hitting .476 in the UAA round robin, also registering a team-best .905 slugging percentage. He smashed two home runs and three doubles, totaling 10 RBI and five runs scored, starting all five games behind the plate for the Bears.
Washington University finished in a tie for fourth place in the UAA standings with a 1-4 mark at the five-day tournament in Sanford, Fla.
The Bears (9-6) return to action on Tuesday, March 23, when they travel to Jacksonville, Ill., for a doubleheader with Illinois College starting at 1 p.m.