UCLA pitchers David Berg and James Kaprielian and Bruins catcher Shane Zeile, and USC pitchers Wyatt Strahan and Kyle Davis were selected to the All-Pac-12 Conference baseball team, the conference announced.
Coaches selected 14 pitchers to the 32-player all-conference team.
Berg, a junior from Covina, was all-conference for the third consecutive season. He had 11 saves and 1.50 earned-run average.
Kaprielian, a sophomore from Tustin, was 7-6 with a 2.29 ERA and ranked 14th nationally with 108 strikeouts. Zeile, a junior from Valencia, batted .324 and drove in 28 runs.
The defending national champion Bruins finished 25-30-1 and 12-18 in conference play. They were not selected for the NCAA playoffs for the first time since 2009.
Strahan, a junior from Villa Park, was 5-3 in Pac-12 games, averaging eight strikeouts a game. Strahan had a 2.92 earned-run average in 10 conference starts.
Davis, a sophomore from Garden Grove, earned his ninth save and also pitched a complete-game victory last weekend as USC won two of three games against top-ranked Oregon State. He finished with a 1.12 ERA.
USC finished 29-24 and 16-14 in conference play. It was the Trojans’ first winning season since 2005 but did not earn them a bid to the NCAA playoffs.
Oregon State outfielder Michael Conforto was selected conference player of the year for the second consecutive season. Oregon State left-hander Jace Fry was pitcher of the year.
Washington shortstop Erik Forgione was defensive player of the year, Stanford pitcher Cal Quantrill freshman of the year and Washington’s Lindsay Meggs coach of the year.
The all-conference selections were announced Wednesday.Copyright © 2015, Los Angeles Times