2 Jace VanDeBrake
GU is 1-1 against the Cougars this season
Gonzaga has won eight of its last 11 games
GU is tied for third in the race to finish in the top four and make the WCC Tournament
GU posted 14 hits in the game, battled through two rain delays
GU has five road games in next six days
2018: Saw action in 53 games with 38 starts on the year…recorded a .243 batting average with 35 hits, 14 RBIs and 19 runs…added two homeruns on the season including one against LMU, April 29 on his only at bat, helping the Zags to an 11-1 win…his second homerun came against Rice on March 11, helping the Zags to a 10-2 win.
2017: Played in 35 games as a redshirt sophomore, starting 19... hit .244 with 21 hits, 14 RBIs, nine runs...homered March 18 versus Pacific, driving in two runs with first hit of season...also singled and scored March 19 versus the Tigers...four hits, two runs, one RBI in three starts at DH vs. San Francisco March 25-26...season-high three hits April 12 at Santa Clara, driving in two runs and scoring two...five runs, five RBIs, five hits during that series versus the Broncos...a hit and two RBIs April 17 versus Washington State...two hits, an RBI April 30 versus Saint Mary's.
2016: Played in 40 games during redshirt freshman season, starting 34 of them...earned WCC All-Freshman Team honors...posted slash line of .271/.333/.429, adding 28 RBIs and 19 runs on 36 hits and 10 walks, including six doubles, three triples, and three home runs...made collegiate debut Feb. 20 at Grand Canyon as a pinch hitter...first RBI came March 13 at UTSA...earned first hit in first start, singling twice April 1 at Pacific...ripped a double and a triple one day later...in all, collected five hits, two runs, and two RBIs in Stockton... three hits with two runs and two doubles April 8 versus Portland...career highs with four hits, six RBIs, and first two home runs April 16 at San Francisco...13-game on base streak from April 1 to April 23...four RBIs on two hits and a hit by pitch May 9 at Oregon...season-long six game hit streak April 30-May 15...three hits, three runs, and two RBIs at WCC Championships May 26-28.
2015: Redshirted during freshman season.
West Valley High School: Played shortstop for three years at West Valley…earned First Team All-State and League MVP as a junior in 2013…also picked up honorary First Team All-League as a senior despite missing all but three games with an injury…tallied a .496 batting average…multi-sport athlete who also played basketball for three years, earning First Team All-League and playing in Yakima vs. Tri-Cities Media Classic All Star Game as a senior…played one year of football as well…received United States Army Reserve National Scholar/Athletic Award.
Club Experience: Played club ball for Yakima Valley Pepsi Pak.
Personal: Son of Brandi and Kevin…has two brothers named Justin and Jackson…father played baseball at Taft CC and LMU and also played in the Los Angeles Dodgers’ farm system…undeclared business major, but undecided on a career…chose Gonzaga for the great community, great academic program, and great baseball program.
06/06/2018 - Schubert, Legumina Selected On Day Three of MLB Draft
06/06/2018 - Baseball's Yake Named to Collegiate Baseball's Freshman All-America Team
06/05/2018 - Daniel Bies Selected in the Seventh Round of the 2018 MLB Draft
06/04/2018 - Baseball's Pinorini, Trube Named NCAA All-Region
06/03/2018 - Baseball's Season Ends with 10-4 Loss to No. 18 UCLA
06/02/2018 - Baseball Stays Alive with 8-2 Win Over Canisius
06/01/2018 - Baseball Drops Heartbreaker vs. UCLA, 6-5