Four Baseball Players Tabbed All-Conference

Four Baseball Players Tabbed All-Conference

SAA Release | 2019 SAA Baseball All-Conference Awards

ATLANTA - The Southern Athletic Association announced on Tuesday the postseason baseball conference awards. Four Sewanee baseball student-athletes were honored with an All-Conference selection.

Riley Brandvold was named to the First Team, while Trey Akins and Trey Holland were honored on the Second Team. Jack Galanek was named Honorable Mention.

Earning his first All-Conference selection, Brandvold posted a .325 batting average with a league-leading eight homers and 31 RBI. Adding 47 runs scored, good for second in the SAA, the Jacksonville, Fla. native stole 14 bases.

The senior also helped his slugging percentage with 13 doubles, the best in the conference, and finished with a .599 slugging mark, second-best in the conference.

Akins recorded a .319 batting average with two homers, 21 RBI, 35 runs scored and 11 doubles as he earns his fourth consecutive All-SAA honor. The senior from Birmingham, Ala. recorded a 200-hit career, finishing with 207 and a career .337 batting clip.

Holland has recorded back-to-back Second Team selections on the mound for the sophomore. The Durham, N.C. native posted a 5-4 record with a 4.31 ERA in 62.2 innings pitched, striking out 53 batters, sixth-most in the SAA, while only walking 16. The southpaw posted three complete games and recorded 7.61 strikeouts per nine innings.

Galanek earns his first All-Conference selection. The sophomore had a .320 batting average with 15 runs scored and 13 RBI, splitting time as a catcher and designated hitter. In 93 plate appearances, the Atlanta, Ga. native struck out nine times.

The Sewanee baseball program recorded a 21-19 record, earning the most wins in the program history and finished with a .500 or better record for the first time since 1985.

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