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2019 ABCA/Rawlings NAIA All-America teams announced

June 4, 2019
The 2019 ABCA/Rawlings NAIA All-America teams have been released by the American Baseball Coaches Association and Rawlings Sporting Goods. The teams were selected by members of the American Baseball Coaches Association and the NAIA-Baseball Coaches Association All-America Committee, chaired by Kip McWilliams of Indiana Tech.

The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) also recognizes the NAIA All-America Teams. At least one individual from each of the 10 teams who competed at the 2019 Avista NAIA World Series received All-America honors.

In all divisions, the ABCA/Rawlings Gold Glove Teams will be announced on Wednesday, June 19, followed by the ABCA/Rawlings National Pitchers of the Year on Monday, June 24 and the ABCA/Rawlings National Players of the Year on Wednesday, June 26.

The ABCA All-America team was first recognized in 1949 and now includes nine divisions: NCAA Divisions I, II and III, NAIA, NJCAA Divisions I, II and III, Pacific Association Division, and high school. ABCA/Rawlings Gold Glove teams were first recognized in 2007.

The ABCA, founded in 1945, is the primary professional organization for baseball coaches at the amateur level. Its over 11,000 members represent all 50 states and 25 countries. Since its initial meeting of 27 college baseball coaches in June 1945, Association membership has broadened to include eight divisions: NCAA Division I, II and III, NAIA, NJCAA, Pacific Association Division, High School and Youth. The 76th annual ABCA Convention will be held Jan. 2-5, 2020 in Nashville, Tennessee.

About Rawlings
Rawlings Sporting Goods Company, Inc. is an innovative manufacturer and marketer of sporting goods worldwide. Founded in 1887, Rawlings is an authentic global sports brand, trusted by generations of athletes of all skill levels. Rawlings’ unparalleled quality and expert craftsmanship are the fundamental reasons why more professional athletes, national governing bodies and sports leagues choose Rawlings. Rawlings is the Official Ball Supplier and Batting Helmet of Major League Baseball®, the official baseball of Minor League Baseball™ and the NCAA®, and an approved baseball, basketball, football and softball of the National High School Federation®. For more information, please visit Rawlings.com or by phone at (314) 819-2800.

 

2019 ABCA/Rawlings NAIA All-America Teams
NAIA All-America First Team
Pos. Player Cl. School State
C Glen McClain Sr. Indiana Tech IN
C Anthony Lepre Sr. The Master's CA
1B Mitchell Lundholm Jr. Fisher MA
2B Cam Coursey So. Georgia Gwinnett GA
3B JT Patterson Sr. Bellevue NE
SS Aaron Shackelford Sr. The Master's CA
OF Tyler Williams Jr. Oklahoma City OK
OF Drenis Ozuna Jr. Oklahoma Wesleyan OK
OF Manuel Mesa Sr. Southeastern FL
OF Willie Carter Jr. Webber International FL
DH Josh Sears So. Freed-Hardeman TN
UT Manny Lopez Sr. Southwestern Christian OK
P Evan Gillespie Jr. Faulkner AL
P Bryce Milligan Jr. Oklahoma City OK
P Colton Williams Jr. Science & Arts OK
P Zak Spivy Sr. Webber International FL
RP Hunter Avery Jr. Mobile AL
 
NAIA All-America Second Team
Pos. Player Cl. School State
C Darren Trainor Sr. Lewis-Clark State ID
C Dylan Shockley Jr. Rio Grande OH
1B Max Guzman Jr. Faulkner AL
2B Trent Nash Sr. Middle Georgia State GA
3B Payton Robertson Jr. LSU Shreveport LA
SS Kory Longaker Sr. Bellevue NE
OF Kelby Richardson Jr. Benedictine Mesa AZ
OF Zach Cornell Jr. Middle Georgia State GA
OF Sergio Lopez Sr. St. Thomas FL
OF Bryce Morison Sr. Westmont CA
DH Garrett Hall Jr. Keiser FL
UT Brody Wofford Sr. Georgia Gwinnett GA
P Zach Harvey Sr. Rio Grande OH
P Matt Merrill Fr. Science & Arts OK
P Cole Bellair Sr. Tennessee Wesleyan TN
P Matt Lindsley Sr. York NE
RP Parker Robinson Sr. Texas Wesleyan TX
 
Rawlings Sporting Goods

About Rawlings
Rawlings Sporting Goods Company, Inc. is an innovative manufacturer and marketer of sporting goods worldwide. Founded in 1887, Rawlings is an authentic global sports brand, trusted by generations of athletes of all skill levels. Rawlings’ unparalleled quality and expert craftsmanship are the fundamental reasons why more professional athletes, national governing bodies and sports leagues choose Rawlings. Rawlings is the Official Ball Supplier and Batting Helmet of Major League Baseball®, the official baseball of Minor League Baseball™ and the NCAA®, and an approved baseball, basketball, football and softball of the National High School Federation®. For more information, please visit Rawlings.com or by phone at (314) 819-2800.

About the ABCA
The ABCA, founded in 1945, is the primary professional organization for baseball coaches at the amateur level. Its over 11,000 members represent all 50 states and 25 countries. Since its initial meeting of 27 college baseball coaches in June 1945, Association membership has broadened to include eight divisions: NCAA Division I, II and III, NAIA, NJCAA, Pacific Association Division, High School and Youth.