All-CCAA Honorees Announced

The head coaches of the California Collegiate Athletic Association recognized a program-high 11 Tritons as honorable mentions for the All-CCAA teams last Thursday, which is also a conference-high for the year, tied with Cal State Monterey Bay. Five of the Tritons were also elected to All-CCAA teams, with a conference-high four in the prestigious All-CCAA First Team.

Photo By Emily Tipton
Photo By Emily Tipton

 

All-CCAA First Team

Junior right-handed pitcher Justin Donatella (back-to-back first-team selections)

  • 10 CCAA starts, 8–1 record with a 0.78 ERA and 86 strikeouts (both conference highs)
  • 0.86 ERA (fifth nationally in Division-II) and 94 strikeouts over the season
  • 2015 CCAA Most Valuable Pitcher

Sophomore outfielder Jack Larsen

  • hit .344 in CCAA contests
  • 22 runs
  • 35 RBIs (fourth in the conference)
  • 24 walks

Senior second-baseman Erik Lewis (back-to back first-team selections)

  • hit .302 in CCAA contests
  • 26 runs
  • 22 RBIs
  • league-best 30 walks

Junior designated-hitter Gradeigh Sanchez

  • third in the conference with a .384 batting average
  • second with a .500 on-base percentage

 

All-CCAA Second Team

Junior utility Troy Cruz

  • started all 40 CCAA games
  • as a third baseman (.257, 28 runs, 7 doubles, 21 walks)
  • as a pitcher (4–4, 3.02, 54 strikeouts, 8 walks)

 

CCAA honorable mentions

Senior pitcher Dan Kolodin (3–0, 3.89, 5 saves)

Senior pitcher Chad Rieser (3.86, 3 saves)

Senior pitcher Trevor Scott (6–4, 2.28)

Redshirt freshman outfielder Justin Flatt (.292, 9 doubles, 21 RBIs)

Sophomore shortstop Tyler Howsley (20 runs, 13 RBIs, .964 fielding percentage)Senior first-baseman Michael Mann (.367, 28 runs, 22 RBIs)