ABCA -- The American Baseball Coaches Association has announced the 2015 ABCA/Rawlings All-Americans, the ABCA/Rawlings Gold Glove team and the ABCA/Rawlings Gold Bat Award as National Player of the Year for NCAA Div. II. Grand Valley State University's Jamie Potts was named to the ABCA/Rawlings Midwest Region Gold Glove Team.
|2015 ABCA/Rawlings NCAA Div. II Gold Glove Team|
|NCAA Div. II Gold Glove Team|
|C||Michael Jurgella||Sr.||St. Cloud State||MN|
|1B||Nick Pate||Jr.||Fresno Pacific||CA|
|2B||Dylan Cook||Jr.||Georgia College||GA|
|3B||Chris Dennis||Sr.||Florida Southern||FL|
|OF||Jamie Potts||Sr.||Grand Valley State||MI|
|OF||Jason Morozowski||Jr.||Mount Olive||NC|
|P||Collin Sherrod||Jr.||St. Edwards||TX|
|Defensive Player of the Year: Casey Scoggins, Jr., OF, Tampa|
The ABCA All-America team was first recognized in 1949 and now features nine divisions. The first ABCA NCAA Div. II All-America team was recognized in 1969. A full archive is available: http://abca.org/awards/all-americans/index
Established in 1945, the ABCA is the primary professional organization for baseball coaches at the amateur level. Its over 6,600 members represent all 50 states and 23 countries. Since its initial meeting of 27 college baseball coaches in June 1945, Association membership has broadened to include NCAA Division I, II and III, NAIA, Junior College, Pacific Association Division, High School and Youth. The 72nd annual ABCA Convention will be held Jan. 7-10, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee.
The ABCA/Rawlings NCAA Div. III All-Americans and Gold Glove team were announced last Thursday. The full list can be found at this link: http://abca.org/news/2015/all-americans_gold-glove_d3_052115