2023 ABCA/Rawlings NCAA Div. II All-Region Teams Announced

May 31, 2023

The 2023 ABCA/Rawlings NCAA Div. II All-Region Teams and 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.

The Chair of the ABCA NCAA Div. II All-America & Coach of the Year Committee is Rudy Garbalosa of Lynn University. Also on the committee are Randy Betten (Cal Poly Pomona), Jamie Detillion, Jim Gantt (Catawba College), Rick Giannetti (Dominican College), Dave Hajek (University of Colorado at Colorado Springs), Alex Koch (Wayne State College) and Joe Spano (Mercyhurst University).

The ABCA/Rawlings NCAA Div. II All-America teams will be announced the evening of Friday, June 2 immediately following the Opening Banquet at the 2023 NCAA Div. II World Series in Cary, North Carolina. First Team All-Region selections are eligible for All-America honors.

The ABCA Region All-Defensive teams for all divisions will be announced on Monday, June 19. The ABCA/Rawlings Gold Glove teams for all divisions will be announced on Wednesday, June 21.

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.

Founded in 1945, the American Baseball Coaches Association is the primary professional organization for baseball coaches at the amateur level. Its over 15,000 members represent all 50 states and 40 countries. Since its initial meeting of 27 college baseball coaches in June 1945, Association membership has broadened to include nine divisions: NCAA Division I, II and III, NAIA, NJCAA, Pacific Association Division, High School, Youth and Travel.

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2023 ABCA/Rawlings NCAA Div. II All-Region Teams–East Region
NCAA Div. II East All-Region First Team
Pos. Player Cl. School State
C Nick Schwartz Jr. Southern New Hampshire NH
1B Tyree Bradley Sr. Bloomfield NJ
2B Marc Cisco So. Queens College NY
3B Billy Morris Fr. D'Youville NY
SS Ian Battipaglia Jr. Franklin Pierce NH
INF Mike La Rocca Jr. Southern New Hampshire NH
OF Garrett Scavelli Jr. Molloy NY
OF Jorsixt Jimenez Fr. Queens College NY
OF Andrew Eng Gr. Southern Connecticut State CT
OF Cam Caraher Jr. Southern New Hampshire NH
DH Mitchell McCabe Gr. Pace NY
UT Matt Goehrig Gr. Post CT
P Wilfrido Valenzuela Sr. Felician NJ
P Patrick Gleason Sr. Pace NY
P Jeffrey Praml Sr. Southern New Hampshire NH
P Matt Warrington Jr. Wilmington DE
RP Tommy Hughes Jr. Southern Connecticut State CT
 
NCAA Div. II East All-Region Second Team
Pos. Player Cl. School State
C Johnny Kampes Sr. Goldey-Beacom DE
1B Andrew Bianco Sr. New Haven CT
2B Erik Grady Jr. Wilmington DE
3B Jackson Haker So. American International MA
SS Danniel Rivera Jr. Southern New Hampshire NH
INF Anthony Fontana Sr. Queens College NY
OF Brendan Edvardsen So. American International MA
OF Stan DeMartinis III So. Bentley MA
OF Robert Taylor Sr. New Haven CT
OF Connor Goggin So. Southern Connecticut State CT
DH Josh Frometa So. American International MA
UT AJ Vigliotti So. Staten Island NY
P Kyle Roche Jr. Franklin Pierce NH
P Max Parker Jr. Le Moyne NY
P Sam DiGeorge Sr. Le Moyne NY
P Aaron Dona Gr. St. Thomas Aquinas NY
RP Dom Grady Jr. Wilmington DE
 
Region Position Player of the Year: Nick Schwartz, Jr., Southern New Hampshire
Region Pitcher of the Year: Patrick Gleason, Sr., Pace
 
2023 ABCA/Rawlings NCAA Div. II All-Region Teams–Atlantic Region
NCAA Div. II Atlantic All-Region First Team
Pos. Player Cl. School State
C Tyler Dellerman Gr. Charleston WV
1B Kyle West So. Charleston WV
2B Santino Marra So. California PA
3B Jack Oberdorf Sr. Seton Hill PA
SS Thomas Caufield Sr. Millersville PA
INF Ross Mulhall Sr. Shepherd WV
OF Giano Zuccaro So. Charleston WV
OF Josh Adkins Gr. Concord WV
OF Bren Taylor Sr. Millersville PA
OF Sam Daggers So. Shepherd WV
DH Braden Durham Sr. Seton Hill PA
UT Luke Trueman Sr. Slippery Rock PA
P Chase Nowak Gr. East Stroudsburg PA
P Tom Reisinger Jr. East Stroudsburg PA
P Jarrett Heilman Jr. Mercyhurst PA
P Carson Kulina Gr. Millersville PA
RP Blake Barker So. Seton Hill PA
 
NCAA Div. II Atlantic All-Region Second Team
Pos. Player Cl. School State
C Vincenzo Rauso Sr. Seton Hill PA
1B Ethan Kiple Jr. Frostburg State MD
2B Randy Steen So. Frostburg State MD
3B Braden Killens So. Wheeling WV
SS Tahir Meulens Jr. Bluefield State WV
SS Scott McManamon Sr. Clarion PA
INF Jimmy Losh Gr. Millersville PA
OF Jordan Varela-Payne Sr. Bluefield State WV
OF Ethan Martini Jr. Kutztown PA
OF Dylan Broderick Sr. Pitt-Johnstown PA
OF Jack Whalen Fr. Seton Hill PA
DH Markus Cestra Sr. IUP PA
UT Chandler Ballenger Sr. Alderson Broaddus WV
UT Gavin Moretski Sr. Kutztown PA
P Andrew Neff Jr. Concord WV
P Jacob Stretch So. Frostburg State MD
P Kevin Vaupel Sr. Seton Hill PA
P Brandon Bergert Jr. Seton Hill PA
RP Cole Peschl So. Charleston WV
 
Region Position Player of the Year: Bren Taylor, Sr., Millersville
Region Pitcher of the Year: Jarrett Heilman, Jr., Mercyhurst
 
2023 ABCA/Rawlings NCAA Div. II All-Region Teams–Southeast Region
NCAA Div. II Southeast All-Region First Team
Pos. Player Cl. School State
C Garrett Browder Jr. Belmont Abbey NC
1B Dale Francis, Jr. So. Erskine SC
2B Ashby Smith Sr. Erskine SC
3B Seaver King So. Wingate NC
SS Braylin Marine Sr. Newberry SC
INF Ben Ferguson Sr. Belmont Abbey NC
OF Blake Bean Gr. Lenoir-Rhyne NC
OF Donovan Ford So. Newberry SC
OF Pat Monteith Jr. North Greenville SC
OF Christian Jayne Sr. UNC Pembroke NC
DH Christian Rivera Jr. Erskine SC
UT David Lewis So. North Greenville SC
P Tanner Halvorson Jr. Barton NC
P Nick McCollum So. Georgia Southwestern GA
P Rijnaldo Euson So. Georgia Southwestern GA
P Mitch Farris Jr. Wingate NC
RP Johnny Hummel Sr. Erskine SC
 
NCAA Div. II Southeast All-Region Second Team
Pos. Player Cl. School State
C John Michael Faile II Sr. North Greenville SC
1B Jeremy Begora So. Young Harris GA
2B Matthew McDade Sr. Columbus State GA
3B Christian Ortega Sr. Tusculum TN
SS Jalen Vasquez Jr. North Greenville SC
INF Tyler McPeak Gr. Lenoir-Rhyne NC
OF Derek Wylie Jr. Columbus State GA
OF Wayne Mize Jr. Emory & Henry VA
OF Will Hardee Gr. Francis Marion SC
OF Marek Chlup Sr. North Greenville SC
DH Sal Carricato So. Lenoir-Rhyne NC
UT Jack Casbarro Sr. Mount Olive NC
P Drew Moore Sr. King TN
P Bennett Roemer Fr. Newberry SC
P Reece Fields Jr. North Greenville SC
P Nate Lamb Jr. Young Harris GA
RP Dylan Wilhelm So. USC Aiken SC
 
Region Position Player of the Year: Braylin Marine, Sr., Newberry
Region Pitcher of the Year: Mitch Farris, Jr., Wingate
 
2023 ABCA/Rawlings NCAA Div. II All-Region Teams–South Region
NCAA Div. II South All-Region First Team
Pos. Player Cl. School State
C Drew Cavanaugh So. Florida Southern FL
1B Darrien McDowell So. West Florida FL
2B Reed Latimer Sr. Montevallo AL
3B Sam Kuchinski Sr. Montevallo AL
SS JD Urso So. Tampa FL
INF Michael Ballard So. Eckerd FL
OF Malachi Cloud Fr. Lee TN
OF EJ Cumbo Jr. Tampa FL
OF Jordan Lala Sr. Tampa FL
OF Anthony Calabro Jr. West Georgia GA
DH JP Gates Gr. Valdosta State GA
UT Landon Ezzell Sr. Alabama Huntsville AL
P Carlos Rey Jr. Nova Southeastern FL
P Tanner Folds Fr. Shorter GA
P Alex Canney So. Tampa FL
P Dalton Neuschwander So. West Florida FL
RP Will Hotalen Jr. Alabama Huntsville AL
 
NCAA Div. II South All-Region Second Team
Pos. Player Cl. School State
C Luke Mitchell Fr. Montevallo AL
1B Joseph Esparza Jr. Kentucky State KY
2B Adams Torres Sr. Rollins FL
3B Michael Rich Jr. West Alabama AL
SS Blake Vineyard So. West Alabama AL
INF Sam Ladner Jr. West Georgia GA
OF Braden Forchic Jr. Barry FL
OF Bryce Safferwich So. Florida Southern FL
OF Joe Smith Sr. Savannah State GA
OF Kobe Jones Jr. Shorter GA
DH Joe Stella So. Barry FL
UT Connor Berry Sr. Florida Southern FL
P Jeremiah Reddell So. Albany State GA
P Mike Reagan Sr. Barry FL
P Drew Dwyer Sr. Lynn FL
P Enrico Peele Sr. Savannah State GA
RP Nick Jennings Sr. Saint Leo FL
 
Region Position Player of the Year: Sam Kuchinski, Sr., Montevallo
Region Pitcher of the Year: Dalton Neuschwander, So., West Florida
 
2023 ABCA/Rawlings NCAA Div. II All-Region Teams–Midwest Region
NCAA Div. II Midwest All-Region First Team
Pos. Player Cl. School State
C Luke Napleton Jr. Quincy IL
1B Lance Logsdon Gr. Quincy IL
2B Drew Donaldson Jr. Indianapolis IN
3B Cole Hampton Sr. Missouri S&T MO
SS Tyson Gingerich Gr. Malone OH
INF Gino D'Alessio Jr. Quincy IL
OF Rudy Ramirez Gr. Wayne State University MI
OF Asher Bradd Jr. Illinois Springfield IL
OF Michael Gould Jr. Maryville MO
OF Caleb Vaughn Jr. Indianapolis IN
DH Tim Orr Jr. Tiffin OH
UT Jack Mathey So. Ohio Dominican OH
P Jake Karaba Jr. Lewis IL
P Derek Clark Jr. Northwood MI
P Brendan Beaver So. Ashland OH
P Karter Fitzpatrick Sr. Wayne State University MI
RP Myles Martinez Jr. Ohio Dominican OH
 
NCAA Div. II Midwest All-Region Second Team
Pos. Player Cl. School State
C Angelo Cantelo Jr. Lewis IL
1B Will Shannon So. Hillsdale MI
2B Griffin Stevens Sr. Tiffin OH
3B Chris Tanderys Gr. Wayne State University MI
SS Alex Epp Sr. William Jewell MO
INF Thomas Fox Jr. Lewis IL
OF Chris Franks Fr. Ashland OH
OF Ray Hilbrich Gr. Purdue Northwest IN
OF Michael Alt Jr. Lewis IL
OF Jacob Rybicki Sr. Northwood MI
DH Austin Simpson So. Quincy IL
UT Blake Salamon Jr. Northwood MI
UT Elias Stevens Sr. Maryville MO
P Nick Rutkowski Jr. Grand Valley State MI
P Tyler McLaren Jr. Saginaw Valley State MI
P Chandler Ashby So. William Jewell MO
P Ryan Korolden Sr. Wayne State University MI
RP Zane Barnhart Jr. Hillsdale MI
 
Region Position Player of the Year: Luke Napleton, Jr., Quincy
Region Pitcher of the Year: Jake Karaba, Jr., Lewis
 
2023 ABCA/Rawlings NCAA Div. II All-Region Teams–Central Region
NCAA Div. II Central All-Region First Team
Pos. Player Cl. School State
C Nixon Brannan Jr. Pittsburg State KS
1B DJ Van Atten So. Southern Nazarene OK
2B Nate Mieszkowski So. Missouri Southern State MO
3B Mike Hallquist Jr. Minnesota Crookston MN
SS Cade Clemons Jr. Pittsburg State KS
INF Matt Miller Sr. Missouri Southern State MO
OF Carter Young Jr. Central Missouri MO
OF Jake Hjelle Jr. Minnesota Crookston MN
OF G. Allen Jr. Ouachita Baptist AR
OF John Nett Jr. St. Cloud State MN
DH Vance Tobol So. Central Missouri MO
UT Sam Riola Sr. St. Cloud State MN
P Mason Philley Sr. Arkansas Monticello AR
P Seth Miller Sr. Augustana University SD
P Alex Koep Sr. Minnesota Crookston MN
P Cole Woods Sr. Missouri Southern State MO
RP JD McReynolds So. Central Missouri MO
 
NCAA Div. II Central All-Region Second Team
Pos. Player Cl. School State
C Drey Dirksen Jr. Augustana University SD
1B Jenner Steele Sr. Newman KS
2B Derek Kay Sr. Minot State ND
3B Brandon Nicoll So. Southern Arkansas AR
SS Henry Kusiak Sr. Missouri Southern State MO
INF Gunnar Kozlowitz Jr. Minot State ND
OF Nick Banowetz Jr. Augustana University SD
OF Jackson Hauge Jr. Minnesota State Mankato MN
OF Prescott Horn Sr. Rogers State OK
OF Brady Klehr Jr. Sioux Falls SD
DH Alex Schroeder Jr. Oklahoma Baptist OK
UT Dustin Bermudez Jr. Ouachita Baptist AR
P Caleb Saari Jr. Augustana University SD
P Conner Wolf So. Central Missouri MO
P Nathan Culley Jr. Minnesota State Mankato MN
P Jeremy Adorno So. Southern Arkansas AR
RP Isaiah Haynes Jr. Southern Arkansas AR
 
Region Position Player of the Year: DJ Van Atten, So., Southern Nazarene
Region Pitcher of the Year: Alex Koep, Sr., Minnesota Crookston
 
2023 ABCA/Rawlings NCAA Div. II All-Region Teams–South Central Region
NCAA Div. II South Central All-Region First Team
Pos. Player Cl. School State
C Nick Wolf Jr. Texas A&M-Kingsville TX
1B Jake Williams Jr. MSU Denver CO
2B Cody Schultz Sr. MSU Denver CO
3B Adam Becker Sr. West Texas A&M TX
SS Carson Ogilvie Jr. Lubbock Christian TX
INF Reggie Williams Sr. Colorado State Pueblo CO
OF Jacob Guerrero Sr. Angelo State TX
OF Julian Boyd Sr. Colorado Mesa CO
OF Eduardo Acosta Sr. Lubbock Christian TX
OF Tanner Garner Sr. MSU Denver CO
DH Zach Schuler Jr. MSU Denver CO
UT Matt Marlow Sr. Regis CO
P Kade Bragg Jr. Angelo State TX
P Aaron Munson Jr. Angelo State TX
P Liam Hohenstein Fr. Colorado Mesa CO
P Luke Short Jr. St. Edward's TX
RP Garrett Arredondo So. UT Tyler TX
 
NCAA Div. II South Central All-Region Second Team
Pos. Player Cl. School State
C Jordan Medina Sr. Colorado Christian CO
1B Lance Little So. St. Edward's TX
2B Jonathan Gonzalez Jr. Colorado Mesa CO
3B Austin Ochoa Jr. UT Tyler TX
SS Harrison Rodgers Jr. Colorado Mesa CO
INF Mike Bathauer Jr. Adams State CO
OF Robert Sharrar Jr. Colorado Mesa CO
OF Conrad Villafuerte Sr. Colorado Mesa CO
OF Ross Smith So. MSU Denver CO
OF Clay Bradford Sr. St. Mary's TX
DH Tripp Clark Jr. Angelo State TX
UT Jordan Gochenour Sr. UT Tyler TX
P Braxton Pearson Jr. Angelo State TX
P Jacob Rhoades Jr. Colorado Mesa CO
P Kevin Zapanta Gr. Colorado School of Mines CO
P Brayden Johnson Jr. Arkansas-Fort Smith AR
RP Anthony Durbano Gr. Colorado Mesa CO
 
Region Position Player of the Year: Julian Boyd, Sr., Colorado Mesa
Region Pitcher of the Year: Kade Bragg, Jr., Angelo State
 
2023 ABCA/Rawlings NCAA Div. II All-Region Teams–West Region
NCAA Div. II West All-Region First Team
Pos. Player Cl. School State
C Johnny Pacheco Sr. Cal State Los Angeles CA
1B Jakob Christian So. Point Loma Nazarene CA
2B Drew Williams Jr. Cal State Monterey Bay CA
3B Matthew Piotrowski Sr. Cal State Los Angeles CA
SS Scott Anderson Jr. Point Loma Nazarene CA
INF Brady Miguel So. Cal State Monterey Bay CA
OF Vincent Temesvary So. Cal State Dominguez Hills CA
OF Giovanni Del Negro Jr. Cal State San Bernardino CA
OF Esai Santos Sr. Holy Names CA
OF Payton Flynn Jr. Montana State Billings MT
DH Jake Entrekin So. Point Loma Nazarene CA
UT Nico Hartojo Jr. Cal State Monterey Bay CA
P Caleb Reyes Sr. Cal Poly Pomona CA
P Riley O'Sullivan Jr. Concordia Irvine CA
P Garrett Cooper Sr. Fresno Pacific CA
P Dylan Chalmers So. Western Oregon OR
RP Ty Pohlmann Sr. Northwest Nazarene ID
 
NCAA Div. II West All-Region Second Team
Pos. Player Cl. School State
C Garrett Macias Jr. Cal State San Bernardino CA
1B Daryl Ruiz Jr. Cal State San Bernardino CA
2B Brady Bean Fr. Saint Martin's WA
3B AJ Ortiz Jr. Biola CA
SS Derek Maiben Sr. Western Oregon OR
INF DeShawn Johnson Sr. Cal State San Bernardino CA
INF Casey Yamauchi Sr. Hawaii Hilo HI
OF Eric Smelko Jr. Cal State Dominguez Hills CA
OF Chase Lindemann Jr. Cal State Monterey Bay CA
OF Andrew Valdez Jr. Fresno Pacific CA
OF Jack Malone So. Point Loma Nazarene CA
DH AJ Cortese Jr. Western Oregon OR
UT Hunter Otjen Jr. Point Loma Nazarene CA
P Rhys Stevens Jr. Cal Poly Pomona CA
P Ethan Brodsky Jr. Cal State East Bay CA
P Austyn Coleman Sr. Cal State San Bernardino CA
P Trevor Cassell Jr. Montana State Billings MT
RP Oscar Rauda Sr. Cal State San Bernardino CA
RP Cole Hillier Jr. Point Loma Nazarene CA
 
Region Position Player of the Year: Jakob Christian, So., Point Loma Nazarene
Region Pitcher of the Year: Caleb Reyes, Sr., Cal Poly Pomona
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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 15,000 members represent all 50 states and 40 countries. Since its initial meeting of 27 college baseball coaches in June 1945, Association membership has broadened to include nine divisions: NCAA Division I, II and III, NAIA, NJCAA, Pacific Association Division, High School, Youth and Travel Baseball.