All-CCAA Honorees Announced

Photo By Emily Tipton
Photo By Emily Tipton

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)

Leave a Comment
Donate to The UCSD Guardian
$2505
$2500
Contributed
Our Goal

Your donation will support the student journalists at University of California, San Diego. Your contribution will allow us to purchase equipment, keep printing our papers, and cover our annual website hosting costs.

More to Discover
Donate to The UCSD Guardian
$2505
$2500
Contributed
Our Goal

Comments (0)

All The UCSD Guardian Picks Reader Picks Sort: Newest

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *