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Pacific Assoc. Div. ABCA/Rawlings All-Americans & Gold Gloves Announced

2015-06-06 12:54:03

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 the Pacific Association Division.

The Pacific Association Division includes junior colleges from the California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) and Northwest Athletic Conference (NWAC). 

Francis Christy, a sophomore catcher from Palomar College won the ABCA/Rawlings Gold Bat Award as the PAD Player of the Year. Christy batted .326 with a CCCAA state-best 11 home runs along with 52 RBI and 43 runs scored in 45 games this season. Palomar went 37-8.

Orange Coast won the CCCAA state championship and Lower Columbia won the NWAC title this season.

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.

SEE ALSO: ABCA/Rawlings Pacific Association Division All-Region Teams

2015 ABCA/Rawlings Gold Bat Award - National Player of the Year
Francis Christy, So., Catcher, Palomar
2015 -ABCA/Rawlings All-America Teams
Pacific Association All-America First Team
Pos. Player Cl. School State
C Francis Christy So. Palomar CA
1B Gage Matuszak So. Feather River CA
INF Erik Barron So. Gavilan CA
INF Seaver Whalen So. Lower Columbia WA
INF Evan Douglas Fr. Spokane WA
OF Daniel Gardner So. Fresno CA
OF Nick Wolyniec So. Glendale CA
OF Ryan Schalch Fr. Marin CA
P Cameron Leeper Fr. Delta CA
P Blake Redman So. Oxnard CA
P Joe Balfour So. Mt. Hood WA
RP Josh Gogue Fr. Golden West CA
Pacific Association All-America Second Team
Pos. Player Cl. School State
C Ryan Hauge Fr. Santa Rosa CA
1B Martin Teague So. El Camino-Compton Center CA
INF Billy Mullins So. West Valley CA
INF Jackson Willeford So. Cypress CA
INF David Garza Fr. Edmonds WA
OF Andrew McWilliam Fr. San Diego Mesa CA
OF Nick Gawley So. Mt. Hood CA
OF Antonio Ruiz So. Rio Hondo CA
P Conner Brogdon So. Fresno CA
P Kade Kryzsko Fr. Lower Columbia WA
P Dylan Prohoroff So. Fullerton CA
RP Blake Edmonson So. College of the Siquoias CA
Pacific Association All-America Third Team
Pos. Player Cl. School State
C Collin Theroux So. Delta CA
1B Aaron Cisneros So. San Bernardino Valley CA
INF Alvaro Rubalcaba So. Solano CA
INF Jake Bakamus So. Lower Columbia WA
INF Dillon Persinger Fr. Golden West CA
OF Alex Fitchett So. Cosumnes River CA
OF Dylan Vchulek Fr. Bellevue WA
OF Roy Verdejo Fr. College of the Canyons CA
P Dean Kremar Fr. Delta CA
P Jake Barnett So. Palomar CA
P Alec Kisena Fr. Edmonds WA
RP Adam Coats So. Solano CA
Gold Bat Award - Player of the Year: Francis Christy, So., Catcher, Palomar
ABCA/Rawlings Gold Glove Team
Pacific Association Gold Glove Team
Pos. Player Cl. School State
C Spencer Pollock So. Treasure Valley WA
1B Gage Matuszak So. Feather River CA
2B Nobu Suzuki So. Skyline CA
3B Michael Fuchs Fr. Golden West CA
SS Jacob Thomas So. Delta CA
OF Mike McCallister So. LA Valley CA
OF Aaron Alexander So. Treasure Valley OR
OF Chase Grant Fr. Palomar CA
P Alex Smith Fr. Yakima Valley WA


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