GREENSBORO, N.C. - Announced on Monday by the American Baseball Coaches Association, senior Riley Brandvold was selected to the ABCA/Rawlings South All-Region Third Team.
The Jacksonville, Fla. native earns his first selection to the All-Region Team after garnering a First Team All-Conference selection earlier this month.
In 40 games, the senior had a .318 batting average on 50 hits. He added a .592 slugging percentage, and eight homers, good for second-most in the Southern Athletic Association in each category. Adding 31 RBI, he also recorded 13 doubles, including one three-double game against Hendrix on April 6.
During the season, he recorded the second-longest hitting streak of the season with 15 games, as he posted 13 multi-hit games and nine multi-RBI games.
Brandvold wraps up his career with splits of .264/.332/.444 wih 12 homers and 62 RBI.
A total of 13 student-athletes were selected to the South All-Region Team from the Southern Athletic Association.
The 2019 ABCA/Rawlings NCAA Div. III All-Region teams and Regional Players of the Year have been announced in all eight regions. The 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.
The ABCA, founded in 1945, is the primary professional organization for baseball coaches at the amateur level. Its over 11,000 members represent all 50 states and 25 countries. Since its initial meeting of 27 college baseball coaches in June 1945, Association membership has broadened to include eight divisions: NCAA Division I, II and III, NAIA, NJCAA, Pacific Association Division, High School and Youth. The 76th annual ABCA Convention will be held Jan. 2-5, 2020 in Nashville, Tennessee.
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Sewanee baseball capped off its first winning season in 34 years with a 21-19 record as they finished with 20+ wins for the first time in program history.