2016 ABCA/Rawlings NCAA Div. II All-Region Teams

The 2016 ABCA/Rawlings NCAA Div. II All-Region teams as well as Regional Players of the Year have been announced in all eight regions. The teams are voted on by members of the American Baseball Coaches Association and the process is led by the ABCA NCAA Div. II All-America Committee.

ABCA/Rawlings All-Region first-team selections are nominated for ABCA/Rawlings All-America honors. ABCA/Rawlings All-Americans and Gold Glove winners will be announced on Monday, May 30, 2016.

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 8,200 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 eight divisions: NCAA Division I, II and III, NAIA, NJCAA, Pacific Association Division, High School and Youth. The 73rd annual ABCA Convention will be held Jan. 5-8, 2017 in Anaheim, California.

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, innovative engineering 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 the 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.

 

2016 East-ABCA/Rawlings All-Region Teams
NCAA Div. II East All-Region First Team
Pos. Player Cl. School State
C Matt Kleinstein Jr. Felician NJ
1B Angelo Navetta So. Molloy NY
2B Fernando Garza Sr. Philadelphia PA
3B Jay Jabs Jr. Franklin Pierce NH
SS Tyler Ungerland Jr. St. Rose NY
INF Jason Polgano So. Felician NJ
OF Carson Helms Jr. Southern New Hampshire NH
OF Andrew LaMura Jr. Felician NJ
OF John Kukura Jr. Pace NY
OF Matt Diesel So. Felician NJ
DH Brennan Price Jr. Felician NJ
P Matt Kostalos Sr. St. Thomas Aquinas NY
P Anthony Matarazzo So. Franklin Pierce NH
P Tim Viehoff Sr. Southern New Hampshire NH
P Paul Covelle So. Franklin Pierce NH
RP Tanner Bird Sr. Franklin Pierce NH
 
NCAA Div. II East All-Region Second Team
Pos. Player Cl. School State
C Michael Rizzitello Sr. Dowling NY
1B Steven Wells Jr. Philadelphia PA
2B Mike Mastroberti Gr. Southern New Hampshire NH
3B Casey McCone Jr. Bridgeport CT
SS Manny Cruz Jr. Southern New Hampshire NH
INF Brian Bilello Sr. Concordia (NY) NY
OF Ryan Gendron Gr. Southern New Hampshire NH
OF Robert Petrillo Jr. New Haven CT
OF Bobby Losanno Sr. Merrimack MA
OF John Kennedy Sr. Nyack NY
DH Chris LaVorgna Jr. Franklin Pierce NH
P Matt Blandino Jr. Felician NJ
P Dylan Mouzakes Sr. Pace NY
P Ronald Bauer Jr. Molloy NY
P Justin Valdespina So. Southern New Hampshire NH
RP Jake Walkinshaw So. Southern New Hampshire NH
 
East Region Position Player of the Year:
Fernando Garza, Philadelphia and Jay Jabs, Franklin Pierce
East Region Pitcher of the Year: Matt Kostalos, St. Thomas Aquinas
 
2016 Atlantic-ABCA/Rawlings All-Region Teams
NCAA Div. II Atlantic All-Region First Team
Pos. Player Cl. School State
C Mitch Stolzfus Jr. Millersville PA
1B Zac Heide Sr. Seton Hill PA
2B Jake Stern Sr. Pitt-Johnstown PA
3B Jared Wiesen Sr. Gannon PA
SS Tre Porter Sr. Shepherd WV
INF Hank Morrison Sr. Mercyhurst PA
OF Mick Fennell Sr. California PA
OF J.J. Sarty Jr. Shepherd WV
OF Chas McCormick Jr. Millersville PA
OF Robert Bennie Jr. East Stroudsburg PA
DH Tyler Walters So. Slippery Rock PA
P Perry DellaValle So. Seton Hill PA
P Colin McKee Jr. Mercyhurst PA
P Matt Festa Sr. East Stroudsburg PA
P Brandon Miller Jr. Millersville PA
RP Mike O'Neill Sr. West Chester PA
 
NCAA Div. II Atlantic All-Region Second Team
Pos. Player Cl. School State
C Nate Cardy Fr. Gannon PA
1B Dan Stoltzfus Sr. Millersville PA
2B Mark DeVita Sr. Gannon PA
3B Drew Hercik Sr. East Stroudsburg PA
SS Conner Crookham Jr. East Stroudsburg PA
INF Tyler Orris Sr. Millersville PA
OF Drew Diehl Sr. West Chester PA
OF Austin Edgette So. Bloomsburg PA
OF Matt Malacane Sr. Seton Hill PA
OF Jeremy Musser Jr. Millersville PA
DH Chris Miller Sr. Seton Hill PA
P Jim McDade Sr. Millersville PA
P Andrew Gernert Jr. West Chester PA
P Sam Crater Sr. Shepherd WV
P Cam Knott Sr. Mercyhurst PA
RP Nico DiPaola Jr. Gannon PA
 
All-Region Position Player of the Year: Robert Bennie, East Stroudsburg
All-Region Pitcher of the Year: Colin McKee, Mercyhurst
 
2016 Southeast-ABCA/Rawlings All-Region Teams
NCAA Div. II Southeast All-Region First Team
Pos. Player Cl. School State
C Will Albertson Sr. Catawba NC
1B Mike McClellan Sr. Columbus State GA
2B Dylan Cook Sr. Georgia College GA
3B Blake Edwards Sr. Columbus State GA
SS Evan Rogers Sr. Mars Hill NC
INF Colby Lusignan Sr. Lander SC
OF Shane Billings Jr. Wingate NC
OF Ryan Whitt Jr. King TN
OF Matthew Miller Jr. Georgia College GA
OF Zak Orrison Sr. Mount Olive NC
DH Zach Moon Jr. USC Aiken SC
P Placido Torres Sr. Tusculum TN
P Dylan Ward So. Barton NC
P Bruce Zimmerman Jr. Mount Olive NC
P Vince Apicella Sr. Carson-Newman TN
RP Brandon White Jr. Lander SC
 
NCAA Div. II Southeast All-Region Second Team
Pos. Player Cl. School State
C Andrew Webster Jr. Barton NC
1B Taylor Walker Sr. Montevallo AL
2B Dylan Richardson Sr. Catawba NC
3B Brandon Roberts Sr. Carson-Newman TN
SS Ryan Ihle Sr. Columbus State GA
INF Henry Faunce Jr. Erskine SC
OF Will Winslow Jr. Coker SC
OF Jackson Oliver Sr. Columbus State GA
OF Kevin Victoriano Sr. Tusculum TN
OF Zach Daly Sr. Lander SC
DH Thomas Berry Sr. Lander SC
P Zack Kelly Jr. Newberry SC
P Ethan Elliott Fr. Lincoln Memorial TN
P Will Jones Sr. Lander SC
P Brandon Agar Sr. North Georgia GA
RP Joe Johnson Sr. Erskine SC
 
Southeast Region Position Player of the Year: Dylan Cook, Georgia College
Southeast Region Pitcher of the Year: Placido Torres, Tusculum
 
2016 South-ABCA/Rawlings All-Region Teams
NCAA Div. II South All-Region First Team
Pos. Player Cl. School State
C John Silviano So. Lynn FL
1B Troy Sieber Jr. Saint Leo FL
2B Trent Giambrone Sr. Delta State MS
3B Mitch Holgate Sr. West Alabama AL
SS Alexander DeGoti Sr. Barry FL
INF Ben Holland Sr. Lee TN
OF Will Robertson Sr. Delta State MS
OF Dalton Duty Jr. Valdosta State GA
OF Danny Lee Jr. Tampa FL
OF Sam Machonis Sr. Florida Southern FL
DH Brandon Gomez Jr. Nova Southeastern FL
P Dalton Moats Jr. Delta State MS
P Tre Hobbs Jr. Delta State MS
P Alex Mateo Sr. Nova Southeastern FL
P Wilson Adams Sr. Alabama-Huntsville AL
RP Devin Raftery Sr. Nova Southeastern FL
 
NCAA Div. II South All-Region Second Team
Pos. Player Cl. School State
C Alex Jones Sr. Spring Hill AL
1B Dalton Rogers Sr. West Georgia GA
2B Laz Rivera Jr. Tampa FL
3B Mitch Reeves Jr. Florida Southern FL
SS Caleb Lopes Jr. West Georgia GA
INF J.D. Osborne Jr. Tampa FL
OF Daniel Szpik So. Florida Tech FL
OF Ryan Baldwin So. Barry FL
OF Nick Vitale Sr. Stillman AL
OF Alex Mata Jr. Saint Leo FL
DH Taylor Hayes Sr. North Alabama AL
P Christopher Williams Jr. Tampa FL
P JT Granat Jr. West Florida FL
P Evan Anderson Jr. West Alabama AL
P Brandon Goldsmith Sr. West Georgia GA
RP Jarrod Petree Jr. West Florida FL
 
South Region Position Player of the Year: John Silviano, Lynn
South Region Pitcher of the Year: Tre Hobbs, Delta State
 
2016 Midwest-ABCA/Rawlings All-Region Teams
NCAA Div. II Midwest All-Region First Team
Pos. Player Cl. School State
C Luke Caple Jr. Walsh OH
1B Troy Paris Sr. Kentucky Wesleyan KY
2B Tyler Tichenor Sr. Trevecca Nazarene TN
3B J.P. Sorma So. Ashland OH
SS Jordan Martin Jr. Alderson Broaddus WV
INF Marquis Collier Jr. Alderson Broaddus WV
OF Ryan Snyder Sr. Quincy IL
OF Luke Ortel Sr. Hillsdale MI
OF Lucas Raley Jr. Lake Erie OH
OF Griffin Harms Jr. Wayne State MI
DH Ethan Wiskur Jr. Hillsdale MI
P Brandyn Sittinger Jr. Ashland OH
P Hunter Spencer So. Bellarmine KY
P Randy Dobnak Jr. Alderson Broaddus WV
P Matt Kaplanis Sr. Indianapolis IN
RP Matt Williams Jr. Grand Valley State MI
 
NCAA Div. II Midwest All-Region Second Team
Pos. Player Cl. School State
C Garrett McKinzie Jr. William Jewell MO
1B David Jacob Jr. Quincy IL
2B Jake Walters Jr. Quincy IL
3B Drew Johnson Jr. Cedarville OH
SS Nick Agliolo Jr. Truman State MO
INF Justin Blechle Sr. Quincy IL
OF Eli Miller Jr. Missouri S&T MO
OF Dominic Miles Jr. Quincy IL
OF Jason McPeek Sr. Walsh OH
OF Kyle Kempf Sr. Southern Indiana IN
DH Lance Myers Jr. Ashland OH
P Tim Tarter Sr. Grand Valley State MI
P Kurt McGuire Sr. Missouri-St. Louis MO
P Austin Kretchmar Sr. William Jewell MO
P Tyler Stage Sr. Alderson Broaddus WV
RP Dylan Stutsman So. Indianapolis IN
 
Midwest Region Position Player of the Year: Ryan Snyder, Quincy
Midwest Region Pitcher of the Year: Brandyn Sittinger, Ashland
 
2016 Central-ABCA/Rawlings All-Region Teams
NCAA Div. II Central All-Region First Team
Pos. Player Cl. School State
C David Gauntt Sr. Washburn KS
1B Alex Wojciechowski Sr. Minnesota-Duluth MN
2B Jimmy Heck Sr. Minnesota-Duluth MN
3B Kyle Comer Sr. Minnesota-Duluth MN
SS Nathan Prindle Sr. Lindenwood MO
INF David Glaude Jr. Missouri Western MO
OF Corey Wood Sr. Arkansas-Monticello AR
OF Patrick O'Donnell Jr. Augustana SD
OF Dalton Wheat Sr. Emporia State KS
OF Landon Eason Jr. Central Oklahoma OK
DH Reese Gregory Sr. St. Cloud State MN
P Sheldon Miks So. St. Cloud State MN
P Jinny Parra Jr. Oklahoma Baptist DR
P Tyler Stubblefield Jr. Emporia State KS
P Nick Silva Jr. Washburn CO
RP Mitch Voter Sr. Winona State WI
 
NCAA Div. II Central All-Region Second Team
Pos. Player Cl. School State
C Eric Kirkpatrick Sr. Northeastern State OK
1B Bennett Oliver Sr. Central Missouri MO
2B Christian Binger Sr. Southwest Baptist MO
3B Kyle Carnahan Sr. Washburn KS
SS Landon Mason Jr. Missouri Western MO
INF Kyle Lieser Sr. St. Cloud State MN
OF Jack Schmidt So. Northern State SD
OF Tyler Nelson Sr. Bemidji State MN
OF Karl Sorensen Sr. St. Cloud State MN
OF Brandon Arnold Sr. St. Cloud State MN
DH Jesse Rall Sr. Missouri Southern MO
P Ethan Westphal Jr. Central Missouri MO
P Braden Chambers So. Arkansas-Monticello AR
P Payton Walker Sr. Missouri Southern MO
P Nathan Thompson Sr. Oklahoma Baptist OK
RP Grant Gavin Jr. Central Missouri MO
 
Central Region Position Player of the Year: Alex Wojciechowski, Minnesota-Duluth
Central Region Pitcher of the Year: Sheldon Miks, St. Cloud State
 
2016 South Central-ABCA/Rawlings All-Region Teams
NCAA Div. II South Central All-Region First Team
Pos. Player Cl. School State
C Joseph Olson Sr. St. Edward's TX
1B J.D. Arrowood Sr. St. Edward's TX
2B Hunter McFall Sr. Lubbock Christian TX
3B Alvaro Gonzalez Sr. New Mexico Highlands NM
SS Paxton DeLaGarza Sr. Angelo State TX
INF Wesley Harris Sr. St. Edward's TX
OF Jordan Godman Sr. Colorado State Pueblo CO
OF Tyler Bugner Jr. Newman KS
OF Nate Olinger Sr. Colorado Mines CO
OF Romeo Cortina Jr. St. Edward's TX
DH Angel Vega Jr. St. Mary's TX
P Guillaume Blanchette Sr. Lubbock Christian TX
P JR McDermott Fr. Colorado Mesa CO
P Collin Sherrod Sr. St. Edward's TX
P Bryce Zak Sr. Angelo State TX
RP Rusty Huber Jr. Rogers State OK
 
NCAA Div. II South Central All-Region Second Team
Pos. Player Cl. School State
C Ty Overboe Sr. Regis CO
1B Dominick Bregar Sr. Colorado State Pueblo CO
2B Trace Hansen Sr. West Texas A&M TX
3B Brandon Rix Jr. Lubbock Christian TX
SS Evan Weidner Jr. Adams State CO
INF Jack Kaiser Jr. St. Mary's TX
OF Dalton Perry Sr. Texas A&M Kingsville TX
OF Alex Fife Sr. Colorado Mesa CO
OF Josh Newell Jr. Regis CO
OF Caleb Kohlmeyer Sr. Rogers State OK
DH Chris Morley Sr. Adams State CO
P Eric Hester Sr. St. Edward's TX
P Ricky Contreras Fr. Lubbock Christian TX
P Tanner Herdt Jr. Colorado Mesa CO
P Cameron Stanton Sr. St. Edward's TX
RP Kyle Tinius Sr. West Texas A&M TX
 
South Central Region Position Player of the Year: J.D. Arrowood, St. Edward's
South Central Region Pitcher of the Year: Guillaume Blanchette, Lubbock Christian
 
2016 West-ABCA/Rawlings All-Region Teams
NCAA Div. II West All-Region First Team
Pos. Player Cl. School State
C Hayden Duer So. Cal State Monterey Bay CA
1B Ryan Garcia Jr. Point Loma Nazarene CA
2B Drew McLaughlin Jr. Dixie State UT
3B Stephen Lohr Jr. California Baptist CA
SS Tanner Morache Sr. Dixie State UT
INF Rudy Navarro Sr. Cal State East Bay CA
OF Ryan Johnson Sr. Northwest Nazarene ID
OF A.J. David Sr. California Baptist CA
OF Pablo O'Connor So. Azusa Pacific CA
OF Sonny Cortez Jr. Chico State CA
DH Trevor Podratz Sr. Western Oregon OR
P Dylan Stowell Jr. California Baptist CA
P Jeremy McDonald Sr. California Baptist CA
P Michael Koval Jr. Cal Poly Pomona CA
P Clayton Gelfand Jr. Chico State CA
RP Brandon Bonilla Sr. Hawai'i Pacific HI
 
NCAA Div. II West All-Region Second Team
Pos. Player Cl. School State
C Andrew Helmstadter Jr. Northwest Nazarene ID
1B Ben Gamba Sr. Chico State CA
2B Chris Stratton Jr. Cal Poly Pomona CA
3B Brady Conlan Sr. Cal State Dominguez Hills CA
SS Tyler Place So. Cal State San Marcos CA
INF Adrian Tovalin So. Azusa Pacific CA
OF Brandon Polizzi So. Cal State Dominguez Hills CA
OF Patrick Mulry Sr. Stanislaus State CA
OF Luke Reinschmidt Sr. Montana-Billings MT
OF Clinton Perez Sr. Cal State San Marcos CA
DH Caleb Romo Sr. Cal Poly Pomona CA
P Tyson Miller Jr. California Baptist CA
P Max Bethell Sr. Cal Poly Pomona CA
P Cody Cooper Jr. Montana State-Billings MT
P Alex Vesia So. Cal State East Bay CA
RP Ryan Alsworth So. Cal Poly Pomona CA
 
West Region Position Player of the Year: Stephen Lohr, California Baptist
West Region Pitcher of the Year: Dylan Stowell, California Baptist
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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.