Metrick Named to NCBWA All-Atlantic Region Baseball Team

Metrick Named to NCBWA All-Atlantic Region Baseball Team

EAST STROUDSBURG, Pa. – West Virginia Wesleyan junior closer Chris Metrick was named to the NCBWA All-Atlantic Region Team when the Association released its first and second team all-region selections.

Metrick, a native of Beckley, W. Va., garnered Second-Team honors.

He had a hand in 14 of Wesleyan's 23 wins this season as he was a perfect 6-0 on the mound with eight saves.

He allowed just eight earned runs in 39 innings for an earned-run-average of 1.85.

He averaged more than a strikeout an inning with 46 total.

Metrick led the MEC in saves and was a recent All-MEC First Teamer.

He is now just one save away from tying the Wesleyan all-time saves record for a career at 21.

Wesleyan ended the year with a third-place finish in the MEC Post-Season Tournament with a 23-30 record.

NCBWA Division II Atlantic Region
Player of the Year - Chis Gonzalez, Mercyhurst
Pitcher of the Year - Russell Lamovec, Mercyhurst
Coach of the Year - Joe Spano, Mercyhurst

1st Team
SP - Russell Lamovec, Mercyhust
SP - Ryan Pansch, Shepherd
SP - Seth Reeves, Winston-Salem State
RP - Josh McClain, West Chester

C - Tyler Walters, Slippery Rock
1B - Jake Kennedy, Shippensburg
2B - Chris Gonzalez, Mercyhurst
3B - Levi Krause, California (Pa.)
SS - Cameron Balego, Mercyhurst
OF - Jimmy Latona, Mercyhurst
OF - Chas McCormick, Millersville
OF - J.J. Sarty, Shepherd
DH - Shane Dressler, West Chester
UTIL - Ian Allen, East Stroudsburg

2nd Team
*SP - Mike Cipolla, West Chester
*SP - Tyler Eckman, East Stroudsburg
*SP - Eli Nabholz, Millersville
*SP - Chris Vallimont, Mercyhurst
RP - Chris Metrick, WV Wesleyan

C - David Markins, Virginia State
1B - David Marcus, California (Pa.)
2B (tie) - Ivan Acuna, Winston-Salem State
2B (tie) - Tyler Benson, Bloomsburg
3B - Tom McCarthy, Seton Hill
SS - Chad Frazier, Concord
OF - Austin Norman, Fairmont State
OF - Randy Norris, Winston-Salem State
OF - Jahleel Sewer, Virginia State
DH - Johnny Kesling, Fairmont State
UTIL - Drew Delsignore, Mercyhurst

* Four 2nd-team selections at SP due to tie