Calbick named West Coast League MVP


West Coast League president Dennis Koho announced the postseason West Coast League awards which recognized Bellingham's Alex Calbick as the league's Most Valuable Player, five Bells with All-WCL honors, and the team as a whole receiving the Jim Dietz Sportsmanship Award.

Calbick, the third baseman from the University of Maine, won the WCL batting crown with a .384 batting average. He led the Bells in all major offensive categories including 5 home runs, 26 RBI, and 13 doubles.

In addition to Calbick's MVP award, he was also named to the 1st Team All-WCL at third base. 2nd team All-WCL honors were earned by starting pitchers Nate Cole (1.70 ERA, 41 K), Andrew Olson (1.84 ERA, 43 K), and Jason Hager (2.65 ERA, 28 K). Nick Baker (1.62 ERA, 32 K) from Chico State was an honorable mention.

The Bells were managed by Gary Hatch.

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