Gaucho Baseball Players Staying Active This Summer

Justin Jacome
Justin Jacome

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – After helping the 2014 UCSB baseball team to third-best winning percentage in program history (34-17-1, .667%), 21 Gauchos will be headed to different corners of the country this summer to participate in various amateur baseball leagues.

For the first time in program history, UCSB will have three players (Justin Jacome, Dylan Hecht, Dillon Tate) in the Cape Cod Baseball League, the nation's top amateur summer league.

Below, the summer destinations for all participating Gaucho baseball players are listed.

Keep up with the Gauchos all summer by following the team twitter account (@UCSB_Baseball) and liking UCSB Athletics on Facebook.

Player Name Position        
Summer Team League Key 2014 Stat
Connor Baits P Lacrosse Loggers Northwoods 15 Ks in 15 IP
Shane Bieber


Cowlitz Black Bears West Coast 0 HR allowed in 52.2 IP
Kenny Chapman P Santa Barbara Foresters California Collegiate Threw 4.1 scoreless relief innings @ Cal Poly (4/5/14)
Dylan Hecht P Bourne Braves Cape Cod Team-high 11.02 Ks per 9 IP
Justin Jacome P Yarmouth-Dennis Red Sox Cape Cod 10 quality starts in 12 GP
Hector Lujan P Wisconsin Rapids Rafters Northwoods 4.26 ERA
Domenic Mazza P Wisconsin Rapids Rafters Northwoods Career-high 10 Ks vs. Wagner on 3/23
Joe Record P Medford Rogues West Coast DNP
Dillon Tate P Yarmouth-Dennis Red Sox Cape Cod 2nd most single-season saves (12) in program history
Campbell Wear P/C Wisconsin Rapids Rafters Northwoods Three of seven hits were doubles
Jarrett Costa C South Bay Storm Golden Four appearances
Ryan Clark INF Fairbanks Alaska Goldpanners Alaska Baseball 34 appearances
Billy Fredrick UT Santa Paula Halos California Collegiate Team-high 6 pinch hits in 15 ABs (.400 AVG)
Peter Maris SS Mankato Moondogs Northwoods .333 AVG w/ runners on
Derek Rustich INF Cowlitz Black Bears West Coast 5 appearances
Brody Weiss INF Lacrosse Loggers Northwoods DNP
Woody Woodward 2B Wisconsin Rapids Rafters Northwoods Program-record 21 HBPs
Devon Gradford UT Atwater Aviators Golden Hit .429 w/ runners in scoring position
Dalton Kelly OF/1B Corvallis Knights West Coast Successfully advanced a runners in 45% of opportunities
Cameron Newell OF Matsu Miners Alaska Baseball Had an OBP of .388 in leadoff ABs
Scott Quinlan OF Corvallis Knights West Coast Hit .378 against left-handed pitchers