Former WSU center Aron Baynes named to Australian Olympic squad
Former Washington State men's basketball player Aron Baynes was named to the Australian Olympic team on Friday. Baynes, a native of Cairns...
PULLMAN — Former Washington State men's basketball player Aron Baynes was named to the Australian Olympic team on Friday.
Baynes, a native of Cairns, Australia, played for the Cougars from 2006 to 2009 and was a two-year starter.
The 6-foot-11 center became the 30th player in WSU history to exceed 1,000 points for his career (1,064) and the 11th Cougar to surpass 600 rebounds (653).
• Former Washington Husky Mary Whipple (coxswain, women's eight) and Adrienne Martelli of University Place (women's quadruple sculls) have been named to the U.S. Olympic rowing team.
• University of Washington golfer Cheng-Tsung Pan is tied for 31st (3-over 141) after 54 holes of action at the Northeast Amateur Invitational in Rumford, R.I.
• Gonzaga sophomore pitcher/first baseman Marco Gonzales has been named to the Baseball America All-American first team.
• Bellevue High School athlete Reuben Mwehla, a receiver and defensive back, committed to play football for Idaho.
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