Reeder and Pratt land on ABCA/Rawlings teams

Friday, July 08, 2011

 

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (June 30, 2011) – The ETSU baseball team continued to pile on the post-season accolades as both juniors Bo Reeder (Cookeville, Tenn.) and Dylan Pratt (Johnson City, Tenn.) received American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA)/Rawlings All-South Region First Team honors. Reeder was also selected as an ABCA/Rawlings Second Team All-American utility player.

The All-South Region selections are only the third in the program’s history. Reeder was tabbed a First Team relief pitcher ahead of Matt Price from the 2011 National Champion South Carolina Gamecocks, while Dylan Pratt was taken as a First Team designated hitter.

Reeder also became only the second Buccaneer to earn ABCA/Rawlings All-American honors joining Caleb Moore who was selected as a Second Team utility player in 2005.

The junior right-hander led the country in saves for most of the season finishing with an Atlantic Sun single season record of 18. Reeder also had a strong season at the plate hitting .316 with 16 doubles, 15 home runs and a team-best 59 RBI.

Pratt also had an outstanding season offensively finishing second on the squad with 57 runs batted in while posting a .311 average and 15 home runs. The junior will head to Omaha, Neb. this weekend to compete in the 2nd Annual TD AMERITRADE College Home Run Derby at TD AMERITRADE Park.

For more information on Buccaneer baseball, visit ETSUBucs.com or follow the Bucs on Twitter at http://twitter.com/ETSUAthletics.

Follow ETSU Athletics on Twitter Twitter and become a fan on Facebook Facebook.
MBB UNC Greensboro 80 F
Dec 13 ETSU 79
WBB Eastern Kentucky University 49 Final
Dec 13 ETSU 64
WBB ETSU 86 Final
Dec 15 Morehead State University 77
MBB ETSU 63 F
Dec 16 Eastern Kentucky 60
WBB ETSU 48 Final
Dec 19 University of North Carolina Wilmington 61
WBB ETSU Wilmington, N.C.
Dec 20, 12:00 p.m. Jacksonville State University
MBB ETSU Richmond, Va.
Dec 22, 7:00 p.m. VCU
WBB Iona College Johnson City, Tenn.
Dec 29, 7:00 p.m. ETSU
MBB ETSU Knoxville, Tenn.
Dec 31, 1:00 p.m. Tennessee
WBB ETSU Chapel Hill, N.C.
Jan 2, 2:00 p.m. University of North Carolina
MBB VMI Freedom Hall
Jan 2, 7:00 p.m. ETSU
MBB ETSU Birmingham, Ala.
Jan 5, 8:00 p.m. Samford
MBB Mercer Freedom Hall
Jan 8, 7:00 p.m. ETSU
WBB ETSU Greenville, S.C.
Jan 10, 2:00 p.m. Furman University
MBB Chattanooga Freedom Hall
Jan 10, 4:00 p.m. ETSU
WBB ETSU Spartanburg, S.C.
Jan 12, 11:30 a.m. Wofford College