Five NAC Baseball Student-Athletes Claim ABCA, D3baseball.com & NEIBA All-Region Honors
The 2017 ABCA/Rawlings, D3baseball.com and NEIBA Division III All-Region teams have been announced and five North Atlantic Conference (NAC) baseball student-athletes were honored.
NAC selections included Castleton senior Devin Hayes (Vergennes, Vt.) and freshman Davis Mikell (Williston, Vt.), Husson senior Ben Walls (Bar Harbor, Maine) and sophomore Sam Huston (Bangor, Maine) and New England College sophomore Evan Delaney (Hadley, Mass.).
Castleton's Hayes was named to the ABCA/Rawlings and NEIBA All-Region first teams as a pitcher, while Mikell was selected as a utility to the ABCA/Rawlings and NEIBA second team, and to the D3baseball.com second team as a pitcher.
Husson's Walls was tabbed on the D3baseball.com All-Region first team as a pitcher, while Huston was named to the D3baseball.com third team as a catcher.
NEC's Delaney was named to the ABCA/Rawlings, D3baseball.com and NEIBA All-Region second teams as an outfielder.
The 2017 ABCA/Rawlings NCAA Div. III All-Region teams are voted on by members of the American Baseball Coaches Association and the process is led by the ABCA NCAA Div. III All-America Committee. ABCA/Rawlings All-Region first-team selections are nominated for ABCA/Rawlings All-America honors. ABCA/Rawlings All-Americans will be announced on the evening of Thursday, May 25. The ABCA/Rawlings Gold Glove Team will be announced on Wednesday, June 21.
The 2017 season marks the sixth year that D3baseball.com has named All-Region teams, with 800 players nominated. The ballot was then made available to SIDs, who voted for a predetermined number of players in their region, as well as D3baseball.com staff and contributors.