FOREST, VA-The Old Dominion Athletic Conference has announced its all-conference baseball teams, and four Hampden-Sydney Tigers earned All-ODAC nods. Freshman relief pitcher Jonathan Triesler (Chesterfield, VA/Clover Hill) and sophomore utility player Jayson Maitland (Colonial Heights, VA/Colonial Heights) earned Second Team honors, and junior starting pitcher Zach Perkins (Appomattox, VA/Appomattox) and junior catcher Devin Daugherty (Norcross, GA/Greater Atlanta Christian School) earned Third Team honors.
Shenandoah took home two major awards with Colin Morse and Kevin Anderson being named the Pitcher and Coach of the Year, respectively. Randolph-Macon outfielder Cole Migliorini was named the Player of the Year, and Virginia Wesleyn pitcher Patrick Monteverde earned Rookie of the Year honors. Eastern Mennonite outfielder Joe Hall was named the ODAC/Farm Bureau Insurance Scholar-Athlete of the Year.
Triesler had an impressive rookie year for the Tigers, appearing in 13 games on the mound with four starts and nine relief appearances. He posted a 4-2 record with two saves and owns a 3.24 ERA in 50.0 innings pitched. Impressively, he struck out 44 while walking just eight. Additionally, he had six hits in 17 at bats with three runs batted in and four scored.
Maitland had a strong season in the infield, boasting a .330 batting average and .402 on base percentage with 30 hits in 91 at bats. He drove in 20 runs while scoring 16 of his own. He also saw success on the mound with 11 relief appearances. In 15.2 innings pitched, he posted a 0.57 ERA with 17 strikeouts to ten walks while recording three saves.
Perkins had the third most starts for the Tigers this season, starting in seven of his nine appearances. He won two games while recording a 3.71 ERA in 43.2 innings pitched. Additionally, he struck out 42 while walking only 22.
Daugherty split time behind the plate and at designated hitter, seeing action in 25 games while hitting .337. He recorded 29 hits, with nine of those going for extra hits on seven doubles and two homeruns. He also batted in 16 runs while scoring 12. Also, his .488 slugging percentage was third highest on the team.
Below is the complete list of All-ODAC honorees.
|2017 ALL-ODAC BASEBALL AWARDS|
|ODAC Player of the Year: Cole Migliorini, Jr., OF, Randolph-Macon|
|ODAC Pitcher of the Year: Colin Morse, Sr., Shenandoah|
|ODAC Coach of the Year: Kevin Anderson, Shenandoah|
|ODAC Rookie of the Year: Patrick Monteverde, Fr., P, Virginia Wesleyan|
|ODAC/Farm Bureau Insurance Scholar-Athlete: Joe Hall, Sr., OF, Eastern Mennonite|
|ALL-ODAC FIRST TEAM|
|Tom Concklin||SP||Sr.||Washington and Lee|
|Danny Devereux||RP||So.||Washington and Lee|
|Ryan Weston||3B||Sr.||Washington and Lee|
|Chadwick Feeley||SS||So.||Washington and Lee|
|Justin Erby||OF||Sr.||Virginia Wesleyan|
|Joe Hall||OF||Sr.||Eastern Mennonite|
|Damon Frazier||UT||Jr.||Eastern Mennonite|
|ALL-ODAC SECOND TEAM|
|Patrick Monteverde||SP||Fr.||Virginia Wesleyan|
|Nick Roth III||SP||So.||Randolph-Macon|
|Kyle Mathews||1B||Sr.||Eastern Mennonite|
|Brandon Kussmaul||SS||Jr.||Virginia Wesleyan|
|Anderson Baldy||DH||Sr.||Washington and Lee|
|ALL-ODAC THIRD TEAM|
|Logan Forster||1B||So.||Emory & Henry|
|Jimmy Ziemke||3B||Fr.||Virginia Wesleyan|
|Josh Macek||OF||Jr.||Emory & Henry|
|Kyle Ruedisili||OF||Jr.||Washington and Lee|
|Ben Sexton||OF||So.||Emory & Henry|