Spartans defeated MW regular season champion Nevada in an elimination game at the tournament.
The SAMMYS were handed out for academic, athletics and community service excellence.
The Spartans have at least two ways to qualify for the upcoming Mountain West Tournament.
The Spartans look to make up for a 5-2 loss to the Gaels earlier in the season.
The Spartans face a critical MW series against the second-place Aztecs.
AT SAN JOSÉ STATE: Completed his first season as a Spartan…2018 ABCA/Rawlings West All-Region Honoree (second team)...2018 Mountain West Co-Pitcher of the Year…2018 First team All-Mountain West…Earned a spot on the 2018 Mountain West All-Tournament Team after a recording nine strikeouts against San Diego State (5/24)...First Spartan in the last 14 years to eclipse 100 strikeouts in a single season.
2018: 18 appearances with 13 starts…First in the MW in strikeouts per nine innings at 10.45…Second in the MW and led all Spartans in strikeouts with 101…Ranked third in the conference in hits allowed per nine innings at 7.14…Third in the MW and led Spartans in opposing batting average at .218…In conference action he ranked second in strikeouts with 62 and third in ERA at 3.16…Led Spartans with a 6-2 record…Pitched a team leading 87.0 innings and allowed just 36 earned runs…Posted back to back 11 strikeout to one walk performances against UC Riverside (4/21) and New Mexico (4/28)… Pitched a season high 8.0 innings against UC Riverside (4/21)…In his last four starts he faced three different nationally ranked top-10 hitting teams and recorded a 1.71 ERA in 26.1 innings throwing 29 strikeouts and allowing just five earned runs. (Game-by-Game Statistics).
Grossmont College: Attended Grossmont College in El Cajon, Calif. from 2016-17… Posted a record of 6-1… Won a state championship under coach Randy Absheir… Played for Fresno City College in 2016 and won the Central Valley Conference championship.
HIGH SCHOOL: A graduate of Buhach Colony High School in Atwater, Calif. … Four-time letter winner in baseball for coach Greg Wakefield… Earned first-team All-Conference his senior season…All-Central California Conference honors and second-team All-Conference honors as a junior.
MORE ON ANDREW: Plans to major in justice studies… Hopes to become a United States Navy Seal after graduation… Grandfather Dave Mitchel was a U.S. Air Force pilot…Parents are Kevin and Suzie Mitchel…Has a sister named Elizabeth… Native of Austin, Texas.