2012 USA South Baseball Awards Announced

2012 USA South Baseball Awards Announced

(FAYETTEVILLE, N.C.) - The USA South Athletic Conference has announced its 2012 All-Conference awards for baseball. A total of 45 student-athletes have been named to the USA South All-Conference teams. Ferrum College's Paul Jaglowski collected Player of the Year honors, Methodist University's Chris Perry earned Pitcher of the Year accolades, Greensboro College's James Feldmann grabbed Rookie of the Year honors, Shenandoah University's Matt Riegler picked up the Rookie Pitcher of the Year award while Christopher Newport University's John Harvell collected Coach of the Year honors. Also, the USA South recognized an All-Sportsmanship Team, consisting of one member from each competing school.

All honors were determined by votes from the baseball coach at each institution.

Jaglowski, a senior shortstop from Chesapeake, Virginia led the league with 24 hits, a .471 batting average and a .518 on-base percentage during Conference play. Overall, Jaglowski currently owns a .402 batting average, a .458 on-base percentage and a .520 slugging percentage with 51 hits, 66 total bases and 13 stolen bases, all of which rank in the top-ten of the USA South this season. Jaglowski also has scored 27 runs and collected 22 RBI this spring as he earns his fourth-career All-Conference honor this year as a first-team shortstop. Jaglowski has collected two second-team honors and one honorable mention accolade at Ferrum. Finally, he was named USA South Player of the Week once this spring.

Perry, a junior starting pitcher from Cary, North Carolina, is currently tied for the league-lead in wins with five. He leads the Conference with 72.0 innings pitched and owns a 5-1 record with a 1.88 ERA. Perry has struck out 100 batters which is nearly 40 more than the next highest total in the league. This season, he collects his first All-Conference honor as he earns first team accolades. Finally, Perry was named USA South Pitcher of the Week three times this spring.

Feldmann, a freshman second baseman from Danville, Virginia, played a key role in The Pride's season as he leads all USA South rookies with a .385 batting average to go along with 23 runs scored, 23 RBI and a .525 slugging percentage. He currently ranks tied for sixth in the USA South with 47 hits, ten doubles and two triples. For his efforts this spring, Feldmann collected First Team All-Conference honors at second base. Finally, Feldmann was named USA South Rookie of the Week twice this season.

A freshman pitcher from Sicklerville, New Jersey, Riegler has posted a perfect 4-0 record with four saves and a 1.32 ERA in 15 appearances this season. His four wins currently rank tied for sixth in the Conference while his four saves are tied for the second-most in the league. Riegler has tossed a total of 27.1 innings and allowed 12 walks with 19 strikeouts. Additionally, Riegler earned USA South Rookie Pitcher of the Week honors twice this spring.

In his 12th season at Christopher Newport, Head Coach John Harvell collects his third Coach of the Year honor. Harvell has led the Captains to a 25-6 overall record, a 9-3 conference mark and the program's third USA South Regular Season title. Additionally, the Captains are currently ranked second in the D3Baseball.com national Division III baseball poll. Harvell now leads his squad into the USA South tournament as the top-seeded team.

Player of the Year Pitcher of the Year Rookie of the Year Rookie Pitcher of the Year Coach of the Year

Paul Jaglowski
Chris Perry

James Feldmann

Matt Riegler

John Harvell
Christopher Newport

The 2012 USA South Baseball All-Conference Team:

First Team Second Team Honorable Mention

1B - Jimmy Carter - Averett
2B - James Feldmann - Greensboro
3B - Luke Saunders - Christopher Newport
SS - Paul Jaglowski - Ferrum
C - Wes Walker - Ferrum
DH - Nick Beall - Shenandoah
Util - Cody Moore - Averett
OF - Pat Laffin - N.C. Wesleyan
OF - Shannon Mark - Christopher Newport
OF - Jake Pendergraft - Shenandoah
P - Greg Goldsmith - Christopher Newport
P - Chris Perry - Methodist
RP - Ryan Fleischmann - Christopher Newport

1B - Will Beasley - N.C. Wesleyan
2B - Matt Shoemaker - Christopher Newport
3B - Austin Catherina - Greensboro
SS - Kurt Krout - Shenandoah
C - Trey Such - Methodist
DH - Christopher McDougal - Christopher Newport
Util - Cory Nelson - Shenandoah
OF - Seth Caison - Greensboro
OF - Corbin Lucas - Shenandoah
OF - Connor Madden - Christopher Newport
P - Cory Nelson -Shenandoah
P - Chris Walker - Ferrum
RP - Rusty White - Methodist

1B - Steven Keener - Christopher Newport
2B - Matt Mitchell - Averett
3B - Andre' Nichols - N.C. Wesleyan
SS - Matthew Parker - Greensboro
       Jake Alexander - N.C. Wesleyan
C - Tyler Clark - N.C. Wesleyan
DH - Steven Pfeiffer - Greensboro
Util - Michael Cobb - Greensboro
OF - Joey Donofrio - Shenandoah
OF - Jordan Kidd - Averett
OF - Kyle Newcomb - Averett
P - Vince Claudio -Shenandoah
P - Michael Cobb - Greensboro
RP - Justin Puentes - Ferrum


Matt Mitchell - Averett
Steven Keener - Christopher Newport
Wade Ostrowski - Ferrum
Everette Blalock - Greensboro
Trey Such - Methodist
Brad Guengerich - N.C. Wesleyan
Mike Minch - Shenandoah