The Vandals again were selected to play in the Western Regional NCAA tournament and met a hard-slugging Air Force Academy team in Colorado Springs, Colo., for the semi-finals. The Air Force team downed t he Vandals, 5-0 and I 0-7 in the two games to advance to t he finals. The team played and defeated all of the top teams in the Northwest and had impressive victories over \'qSU, Gonzaga, Montana, Idaho State, Eastern Washington College, Yakima College and Columbia Basin College.
The Vandals played an exctung brand of b:tseball and dedicated two new fields during the season. The new University field was dedicated April II when Academic Vice-President, H. \'<falter Steffens, threw out the first ball and the Vandals then made the day complete with a I 1-5 win over EWCE. Later in the season the Vandals also dedicated a new lighted field in Coeur d'Alene and AI Simmons hurled the Va ndals to a 1-0 victory over the Whitworth Pirates.
DOYLE DEMOND Third Basr
Vice-President H. Walter Steffens; Moscow Mayor Fred Handel, D•ve leRoy, ASUI President; John Smith, Vandal Coach; and Ed Chissus. EWCE Coach helped dedicate the new baseball fitld.
STEVE GARMAN Srcond Base, Outfield
PAT MYERS Pitcbrr
SKIP IVIE Pitrbtr
GARY JOHNSO:-: Pilrbrr, Oul/it·ld
WALLY POSEY Catrbrr
Published on Jun 22, 2012