Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday
2006 Quick Facts
By: Arizona Athletics
Release: December 14, 2005
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School Info
Founded 1885
Enrollment  35,400
Colors Cardinal and Navy
Nickname   Wildcats
Conference Pacific-10
President  Dr. Peter Likins
Athletic Director Jim Livengood
Faculty Representative Dr. Dudley B. Woodward
Baseball Facility/ Capcity Jerry Kindall Field at Frank Sancet Stadium/6,500
Press Box Number  520-621-4440

Arizona Baseball
First Season  1904
All-Time Overall Record 2,358-1,236-22 
All-Time Pac-10 Record 353-412-1
National Championships 3
College World Series Appearances 15
NCAA Postseason Appearances  32
Pac-10 Titles 3

Baseball Coaching Staff
Head Coach Andy Lopez
Alma Mater/Year UCLA/1975
Year at Arizona 5th
Year as a head coach 24th
Overall Head Coaching Record  828-513-7 (.617)
Arizona Head Coaching Record 141-95-1  (.579)
Overall NCAA Appearances  14
NCAA Appearances at Arizona 3
National Championships  1 (1992, Pepperdine)
College World Series Appearances 4
Assistant Coach Mark Wasikowski
Alma Mater Pepperdine
Year on Lopez's Staff 8th
Year at Arizona 4th
Assistant Coach Andy Diver
Alma Mater Loyola Marymount
Year on Lopez's Staff 2nd
Year at Arizona 2nd
Volunteer Assistant Coach Josh Bendik
Alma Mater Cal State Dominguez Hills
Year at Arizona 1st

Baseball Support Staff
Baseball Office Number  520-621-4102
Baseball Office Fax  520-621-5793
Athletic Trainer  Bill Savage
Equipment Manager Tim Pfennig
Student Managers Travis Rundell

2005 Season Review
Overall Record 39-21 (.650)
Pac-10 Record 17-7 (.708)
Pac-10 Finish 2nd
Postseason Fullerton Regional (2-2)

2006 Preview
Position Players Returning/Lost (inc. DH) 3/6
Starting Pitchers Returning/Lost 2/2
Pitchers Returning/Lost 5/5
Letterwinners Returning/Lost  12/8

Key Returees
Player, Yr. 2005 Stats
SS Jason Donald, Jr. .288, 5 HR, 33 RBI
OF Derek Decater, Sr. .320, 1 HR, 19 RBI
RHP Mark Melancon, Jr. 4-3, 11 saves, 66.1 IP 69 K
LHP Eric Berger, So. 6-2, 1 save, 61 IP, 68 K
2B Brad Boyer, Sr. .285, 3 HR, 46 RBI

Key Newcomers
Player Year
INF Colt Sedbrooks Sophomore
1B/DH David Plante Freshman
1B/OF Brad Glenn Freshman
RHP Mike Colla Freshman

Arizona Media Relations
Media Relations Phone  520-621-4163
Media Relations Fax 520-621-2681
Media Relations Director Thomas C. Duddleston Jr.
Baseball Contact Matt Rector

Rector's Office Phone

Rector's Cell Phone 520-850-2814
Rector's Home Phone 520-327-2617
Rector's E-Mail
Media Relations Mailing Address McKale Center, Room 106
Tucson, AZ ?- 85721-0096


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