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Carlson, Herrera Honored On MWC All-Tournament Team
Courtesy: New Mexico Athletics  
Release:  05/30/2006
Courtesy: New Mexico Athletics

May 30, 2006

LAS VEGAS - Juniors Chris Carlson and Danny Ray Herrera were named to the Mountain West Conference All-Tournament team for their performance at the MWC Championship last week in Las Vegas.

Carlson, a designated hitter, hit a team-high .667 (12-for-18) with eight runs scored and 11 RBI. He also had two home runs and three doubles. Carlson tied the MWC Championship record for most RBI in a single game with seven in the Lobos first game vs. UNLV, going 5-for-6 with seven RBI and four runs scored.

Junior Danny Ray Herrera struck out seven in 7 innings en route to his 10th win of the season.


Herrera, one of three pitchers, two of which were left-handed, produced a team-low 1.29 ERA, allowing just one run, five hits and a walk with seven strikeouts in 7 innings vs. UNLV on May 23. Herrera was relieved after seven with the Lobos ahead 9-1.

2006 ALL-TOURNAMENT TEAM:
Stetson Banks, 2B, BYU
Jeff Hiestand, 1B, BYU
Patrick Wells, RHP, BYU
Chris Carlson, DH, New Mexico
Danny Ray Herrera, LHP, New Mexico
Brad Furnish, LHP, TCU
Ryan Pack, OF, TCU
Andrew Walker, C, TCU
Ryan Khoury, SS, Utah
Designated Hitter: Steven Trout, TCU
Relief Pitcher: Jabe Beard, UNLV
Tournament MVP: Chad Huffman, TCU

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