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2019 ABCA/Rawlings NCAA Div. III All-America Teams

May 30, 2019
The American Baseball Coaches Association released the 2019 ABCA/Rawlings NCAA Div. III All-America teams on Thursday evening following the opening ceremonies of the NCAA Div. III College World Series in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Nine players from this year's All-America teams are participating in the 2019 NCAA Div. III World Series.

ABCA/Rawlings All-Region First Team selections, which were announced on Tuesday, were nominated for All-America honors. In all divisions, the ABCA/Rawlings Gold Glove Teams will be announced on Wednesday, June 19. The ABCA National Pitchers of the Year for all divisions will be announced on Monday, June 24, followed by the ABCA 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 Chair of the ABCA NCAA Div. III All-America & Coach of the Year Committee is Paul Hesse of the University of Mount Union. Also on the committee are Derek Carlson (Brandeis University), Dean Glus (The College of New Jersey), Ray Hedrick (Randolph-Macon College), Luke Johnson (North Park University), Scott Laverty (Chapman University), Corey Paluga (Elmira College) and Kevin Tomasiewicz (University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh).

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.

SEE ALSO: ABCA/Rawlings NCAA Div. III All-Region Teams

 

2019 ABCA/Rawlings NCAA Div. III All-America Teams
All-America First Team
Pos. Player Cl. School State
C Casey Combs Sr. East Texas Baptist TX
1B Tim Johnson So. Sul Ross State TX
2B Harry Witwer-Dukes Jr. Wooster OH
3B Cal Aldridge Sr. Wisconsin-Whitewater WI
SS Nate Sides Sr. Alvernia PA
OF Bret Williams Jr. Penn State Harrisburg PA
OF Nick Herzog Sr. UMass Boston MA
OF Josh Goulet Sr. Plymouth State NH
DH Jeremy Jess Jr. Pomona Pitzer CA
UT John Brinkman Jr. Washington St. Louis MO
P Luke Summers Jr. Fontbonne MO
P John Howard Sr. Washington St. Louis MO
P Tyler Peck Sr. Chapman CA
P Nick Roth Sr. Randolph-Macon VA
RP Nick Garcia So. Chapman CA
 
All-America Second Team
Pos. Player Cl. School State
C Alex Kachler Jr. Methodist NC
C Rob Marinec So. North Central IL
1B Will Krushena Jr. Denison OH
2B Bryce Rheault Jr. Buena Vista IA
2B Miguel Torres Sr. Penn State Harrisburg PA
3B Clayton Noakes So. Louisiana College LA
SS Nick DiNapoli Sr. Christopher Newport VA
SS Thomas Miller So. Adrian MI
OF Matt Woods Sr. Rowan NJ
OF Thomas Craig Sr. UT Dallas TX
OF Connor Brandon Sr. Concordia Chicago IL
OF Alex Mumme Jr. Ursinus PA
DH Dan Harwood Jr. Wooster OH
UT Christopher Peres Sr. La Verne CA
P Ben Lambert Jr. Southern Maine ME
P Danny Cody Sr. Baldwin Wallace OH
P Nolan McCarthy Jr. Occidental CA
P Jack Bunting Sr. Johns Hopkins MD
RP Bobby Tramondozzi Sr. UMass Boston MA
RP Gage Smart Jr. Buena Vista IA
 
All-America Third Team
Pos. Player Cl. School State
C Graham Low Sr. Macalester MN
1B Allen Murphy Jr. St. John Fisher NY
2B Mullen Socha Sr. Washington & Jefferson PA
3B Ben Swords So. Webster MO
SS Ben Boran Sr. Bethany Lutheran MN
OF Pat Keohane Sr. John Carroll OH
OF Noah Payne Sr. Howard Payne TX
OF Matt Psychas Sr. Heidelberg OH
OF Nick Fowkes Sr. Thiel PA
P Matt Valin Sr. Cortland NY
P James Green So. St. Mary's MN
P Matt Mulhearn Jr. Webster MO
P Ian McCole So. Misericordia PA
P RJ Hall Sr. Tufts MA
P Phil Mary Sr. Mount Union OH
 
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.