March 15, 2013
SAN BRUNO, Calif. - Junior shortstop Chris Woolley of the University of San Diego baseball team has been named the West Coast Conference Rawlings Player of the Month, the conference office announced Friday morning.
Woolley, a 5-10 junior from Boise, Idaho, led the team's offense in February, as he went 10-for-22 with a double and seven RBI. He helped lead USD to a 4-4 record for the month, including winning four the their last five games in February. Woolley was named WCC Player of the Week once in February after he helped the Toreros go 3-1 in a four-game series against 2012 College World Series participant Kent State, hitting .636 (7-for-11) with a double, six RBI and four runs scored. In game two against Kent State, he went 2-for-4 with two RBI and two runs scored. Woolley then went 2-for-3 with two RBI in the third game of the series, and closed out the weekend with a 3-for-4, one double, two RBI and one run scored effort. Against Coastal Carolina, Woolley went 3-for-5 with a home run and one RBI.
Woolley is currently hitting .317 with 19 hits, one double, one home run and eight RBI.
Woolley and the Toreros will return to action on Friday evening at 6 p.m., as they continue their three-game series with BYU.