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by Howie Staklwick of Cougfan.com, July 20, 2013 at 9:09 pm ET
Ben Roberts Profile
Five Washington State Cougars have been selected to play in summer college baseball all-star games.
Ben Roberts, Shea Donlin and Trace Tam Sing are set to play Sunday in the New England Collegiate Baseball League All-Star Game in Laconia, N.H.
Roberts, a starting outfielder for the East Division All-Stars, ranks among the league leaders with a .336 batting average, 33 runs, 22 RBIs, 15 doubles and three home runs in 31 games. Roberts is the current NECBL Player of the Week.
Donlin, the East's backup second baseman, is batting .323 with no homers and six RBIs. Trace Tam Sing, the East's backup shortstop, is hitting .265 with no homers, 12 RBIs and 12 stolen bases. All stats exclude Saturday's games.
All three Cougars play on the Newport (R.I.) Gulls with WSU's Sean Harnett. A set-up man out of the bullpen for the Gulls, Hartnett did not make the East All-Stars despite posting a 0.79 earned run average with 28 strikeouts and just 10 hits allowed in nine games and 22 2-3 innings. He's 2-1 with no saves.
Meanwhile, pitcher Bret DeRooy and first baseman Matt Mendenhall will represent Washington State at the West Coast League All-Star Game. The contest will be held Tuesday night in Victoria, British Columbia.
DeRooy carries a 1-2 record and 3.88 ERA for Medford. Mendenhall is batting .263 with three home runs and 14 RBIs in 31 games with Walla Walla.