Bulldogs Earn All-American Honors
June 2, 2011
LOS ANGELES - As preparations for the 2011 NCAA Tournament began Friday morning, the Fresno State baseball team received exciting news that two Bulldogs were selected as All-Americans.
Gonzalez, a pitcher from San Bruno, Calif., also was named the WAC Pitcher of the Year and a semifinalist for the Golden Spikes Award. The right-hander is 11-0 this season and has the second longest winning streak in college baseball of 13-straight decisions dating back to 2010.
The all-conference selection has seventh best ERA in the nation of 1.43. Gonzalez has allowed 16 earned runs in 100.2 innings of work. He has given up 64 hits and 26 walks. Gonzalez has struck out 121 batters, which is seventh best in the nation.
Robinson, a junior from Bakersfield, Calif., was named a Freshman All-American in 2009 and was selected the WAC Player of the Year this season. He also earned first-team All-WAC honors and was named the WAC Tournament MVP.
The outfielder is hitting .318 and has started 51 games without committing an error. Robinson leads the conference with 20 doubles and 16 home runs. He became the first Bulldog to hit 15 or more home runs three seasons in a row. Robinson is 11th in the nation in home runs hit.
Fresno State faces UC Irvine at the Los Angeles Regional on June 3 at 2:00 p.m. at Jackie Robinson Stadium.
"We Are You Team!" - Fresno State heads to Los Angeles for the 2011 NCAA Tournament. The Regionals start June 3 against UC Irvine. You can always stay connected with Fresno State Athletics on Facebook and Twitter (@FSAthletics).