ROMEOVILLE, Ill. – Ohio Dominican's Justin Childers and Northwood's Tyler Jandron headline the 2018 D2CCA Baseball All-Midwest Region First Team. They were named the Midwest Region Player and Pitcher of the Year, respectively, as selected by the region's sports information directors. It's the second straight year that Childers and Jandron have been named the Midwest Region Player and Pitcher of the Year.
Jandron, a starting pitcher for the Timberwolves from Negaunee, Mich., has made 12 appearances on the mound this season and was the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference's Pitcher of the Year. He is 9-2 with a 1.99 earned run average in 77 innings pitched and has struck out 88 batters while holding the opposition to a .222 batting average. Jandron led the GLIAC in ERA, and also ranks in the top three in the conference in wins, strikeouts and complete games (4).
Nine Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) baseball student-athletes were named to the D2CCA All-Midwest Region teams, including three first-team selections.
|2018 D2CCA Baseball All-Midwest Region Teams|
|Tyler Jandron||Northwood||Sr.||Starting Pitcher||Negaunee, Mich.|
|Austin LaDoux||Grand Valley State||Sr.||Third Base||Hastings, Minn.|
|David Vinsky||Northwood||So.||Outfield||Farmington Hills, Mich.|
|Colin McClelland||Northwood||Jr.||Shortstop||Brighton, Mich.|
|Jacob Gleason||Grand Valley State||Jr.||Outfield||Granc Blanc, Mich.|
|Connor Barleben||Ashland||Sr.||Outfield||Albion, N.Y.|
|Carson Mittermaier||Ashland||So.||Designated Hitter||Wharton, Ohio|
|Jared Tobey||Wayne State||Sr.||Starting Pitcher||St. Clair, Mich.|
|Kyle Lawson||Grand Valley State||Sr.||Relief Pitcher||Muskegon, Mich.|
Midwest Region Pitcher of the Year – Tyler Jandron, Sr., Starting Pitcher, Northwood
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