Three Bucs earn preseason All-Conference honors
Bucs earn three preseason all-conference honors.
Three Bucs earn preseason All-Conference honors
Friday, January 29, 2016

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 29, 2016) – College Sports Madness announced Thursday morning their selections for the Madness 2016 SoCon Preseason All-Conference Teams, and ETSU baseball earned two players on the first team and one on the second team.

Trey York (Knoxville, Tenn.) and Kevin Phillips (St. Louis, Mo.) were placed on the preseason first team all-conference by CSM.

York finished his 2014-15 campaign by hitting 0.355 in 56 games. He led the team in triples, batting average, slugging percentage, and on-base percentage. York was the SoCon Player of the Month for the month of February and was a two-time SoCon Player of the Week.

Phillips led the team in home runs last season with team while driving in 55 runs. He played and started all 56 games, which only two players did last year. Phillips was placed on the College Sports Madness second team all SoCon and was also named Player of the Week in March.

Chris Cook (Kingsport, Tenn.) earned preseason second team all-conference by College Sports Madness.

During his sophomore season, Cook played and started 55 games. He finished the season leading the team in at-bats and total hits. Cook was second on the team in batting average with 0.338. In the 2014-15 season, he had two, 12-game hitting streaks.

 

Below are the complete list of the College Sports Madness SoCon Preseason All-Conference Teams:

Field Player of the Year

 

Pitcher of the Year

Kyle Lewis, Mercer

 

Matthew Milburn, Wofford

         

Freshman of the Year

 

Coach of the Year

Conard Broom, Mercer

 

Todd Interdonato, Wofford

         

First Team

 

Second Team

P

Matthew Milburn, Wofford

 

P

Will Stillman, Wofford

P

Adam Scott, Wofford

 

P

Parker Curry, Samford

P

JP Sears, Citadel

 

P

Will Gaddis, Furman

IF

Trey York, East Tennessee State

 

IF

Richard Greene, Samford

IF

Hunter Swilling, Samford

 

IF

Chris Cook, East Tennessee State

IF

Kevin Phillips, East Tennessee State

IF

Danny Bermudez, Western Carolina

IF

Matt Meeder, Mercer

 

IF

Alex Lee, Samford

IF

Jordan Simpson, Furman

 

IF

Collin Woody, UNC Greensboro

OF

Kyle Lewis, Mercer

 

OF

Kramer Ferrell, Western Carolina

OF

Heath Quinn, Samford

 

OF

Ray Lopez, VMI

OF

Matt Smith, Western Carolina

 

OF

Austin Mapes, Citadel

UTIL

Austin Edens, Samford

 

UTIL

David Geary, VMI

 

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