GREENSBORO, N.C. -- The American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) announced its 2019 Team Academic Excellence Award and a pair of North Coast Athletic Conference (NCAC) teams, Kenyon and Wabash, were among the honorees.
Recent Wabash College graduate and baseball student-athlete Erich Lange (Hamilton, OH/Fairfield) has been selected as the recipient of the 2019 North Coast Athletic Conference (NCAC) Don Hunsinger Award.
CLEVELAND, Ohio – Nine North Coast Athletic Conference (NCAC) institutions appeared in the final 2018-19 Division III Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup standings. Denison led all conference schools, compiling 409.5 points for a 39th-place finish.
The 2019 College of Sports information Directors of America (CoSIDA)/Google Cloud Academic All-America Baseball Teams were announced on Tuesday, June 4, and Wabash’s Erich Lange (Hamilton, OH/Fairfield) was among the honorees.
The American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) released the 2019 ABCA/Rawlings Division III All-America teams on Thursday, May 30, and three North Coast Athletic Conference (NCAC) athletes were among the honorees. Wooster junior second baseman Harry Witwer-Dukes (Monmouth, OR/Blanchet Catholic) was a first-team selection while Wooster junior designated hitter Dan Harwood (Brecksville, OH/Brecksville-Broadview Heights) and Denison junior first baseman Will Krushena (Bloomfield Hills, MI/Detroit Country Day) were named to the second team.
The 2019 ABCA/Rawlings Mideast All-Region team was announced on Tuesday, May 28, and 11 North Coast Athletic Conference (NCAC) athletes were named to the team. Additionally, Wooster’s Dan Harwood (Brecksville, OH/Brecksville-Broadview Hts) and Harry Witwer-Dukes (Monmouth, OR/Blanchet Catholic) were named to the D3baseball.com All-America team on Tuesday.
The Wooster baseball team fell 14-1 to Heidelberg in game two of the best-of-three series in NCAA Super Regional play on Saturday afternoon at Peaceful Valley in Tiffin, Ohio. With their second loss in the super regional, the Fighting Scots end the 2019 season with a 30-15 record, while the Student Princes improve to 35-13 and advance to pool play at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Cedar Rapids, Iowa which starts on May 31.
The North Coast Athletic Conference hosted its inaugural Health & Wellness Symposium focusing on the mental health of student-athletes, coaches, athletics staff and administrators, Monday, May 20 at Ohio Wesleyan University. More than 244 NCAC members attended multiple sessions throughout the day on a variety of topics, making it one of the largest NCAC non-championship events in our 35 year history.