June 4, 2010
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John Hopkins' Kahn, Chapman's Rauh honored
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NCBWA ANNOUNCES DIVISION III AWARDS

DALLAS (NCBWA) – The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association named Johns Hopkins University centerfielder Dave Kahn (Sr. Hyde Park, N.Y.) its 2010 NCAA Division III Position Player of the Year and Chapman University’s Brian Rauh (Fr., Lake Forest, Calif.) its Pitcher of the Year.

Kahn, a unanimous pick of the eight NCAA Division III sports information directors, was named American Baseball Coaches Association and D3baseball.com first-team All-America and the Centennial Conference Position Player of the Year with a .458 batting average, 73 runs scored, 16 doubles, five triples, 16 home runs, 71 RBI, an .872 slugging percentage, a .512 on-base percentage and 18 stolen bases.

Rauh, who picked up four-of-eight first-place votes, earned ABCA and D3baseball.com first-team All-America honors with a 10-0 record, a 2.42 earned run average, 10.78 strikeouts per nine innings, 2.42 walks per nine innings and a .176 opponent batting average.

Position Players

New England Region
James Wood, Rightfield, Trinity College (Senior, Windham, N.H./Bishop Guertin)
Named ABCA second-team All-America and the New England Small College Athletic Conference Co-Player of the Year with a .441 batting average, nine doubles, two triples, 13 home runs, 42 RBI, an .881 slugging percentage, a .504 on-base percentage and nine stolen bases.

New York Region
Steve Nickel, Third Base, SUNY-Cortland (Senior, Lake Ronkonkoma, N.Y./Sachem North)
ABCA second-team All-America and first-team All-State University of New York Athletic Conference with a .446 batting average, 11 doubles, five triples, 12 home runs, 65 RBI, a .741 slugging percentage, a .502 on-base percentage and six stolen bases.

Mid-Atlantic Region
Dave Kahn, Centerfield, Johns Hopkins University (Senior, New Hyde Park, N.Y.)
Named ABCA and D3baseball.com first-team All-America and the Centennial Conference Position Player of the Year with a .458 batting average, 73 runs scored, 16 doubles, five triples, 16 home runs, 71 RBI, an .872 slugging percentage, a .512 on-base percentage and 18 stolen bases.

South Region
Kevin Brashears, Centerfield, Shenandoah University (Junior, Hagerstown, Md./St. Maria Goretti)
Named ABCA and D3baseball.com first-team All-America and first-Team All-USA South Atlantic Conference with a .429 batting average, 72 runs scored, 19 doubles, three triples, 14 home runs, 60 RBI, a .759 slugging percentage, a .502 on-base percentage and 14 stolen bases.

Central Region
Tony Jandron, Shortstop, St. Norbert College (Senior, Negaunee, Mich.)
Named ABCA second-team All-America, D3baseball.com third-team All-America and Midwest Conference North Division Hitter of the Year with a .511 batting average, 14 doubles, five triples, eight home runs, am .878 slugging percentage, a .574 on-base percentage and five stolen bases.

Mideast Region
Ricardo Lizcano, Rightfield, Heidelberg College (Sophomore, Toledo, Ohio/Start)
Named ABCA and D3baseball.com first-team All-America, along with Ohio Athletic Conference Position Player of the Year with a .445 batting average, 74 runs scored, 20 doubles, three triples, 15 home runs, 71 RBI, a .782 slugging percentage, a .534 on-base percentage and 17 stolen bases.

Midwest Region
Kyle Standridge, Third Base, Rockford College (Senior, Carol Stream, Ill./Glenbard North)
Named ABCA second-team All-America, D3baseball.com honorable mention All-America and Northern Athletics Conference Position Player of the Year with a .473 batting average, 69 runs scored, 11 doubles, nine triples, one home run, 51 RBI, a .644 slugging percentage, a .517 on-base percentage and 13 stolen bases.

West Region
Evan Jones, First Base, Trinity University (Senior, Hillsborough, Calif.)
Named D3baseball.com first-team All-America and Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Position Player of the Year with a .493 batting average, 14 doubles, two triples, 13 home runs, 67 RBI, a .900 slugging percentage, a .588 on-base percentage and three stolen bases.

Pitchers

New England Region
James Dalton, Massachusetts-Boston (Sophomore, Apopka, Fla.)
Named ABCA third-team All-America and Little East Conference Pitcher of the Year with an 8-2 record, a 2.82 earned run average, 7.81 strikeouts per nine innings, 3.04 walks per nine innings and a .246 opponent batting average.

New York Region
Don Filak, SUNY-Oneonta (Junior, Burnt Hills, N.Y.)
Named D3baseball.com first-team All-America, ABCA second-team All-America and State University of New York Athletic Conference “Pitcher of the Year with an 8-1 record, a 2.00 earned run average, 13.91 strikeouts per nine innings, 2.54 walks per nine innings and .171 opponent batting average.

Mid-Atlantic Region
Sam Eagleson, Johns Hopkins University (Sophomore, Reading Pa.)
Named ABCA and D3baseball.com first-team All-America with a 12-0 record, a 2.51 earned run average, 6.67 strikeouts per nine innings, 2.52 walks per nine innings and a .211 opponent batting average.

South Region
Greg Van Sickler, Shenandoah University (Junior, Stephenson, Va./James Wood)
Named D3baseball.com first-team All-America and USA South Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Year with an 8-2 record, a 3.09 earned run average, 6.40 strikeouts per nine innings, 1.54 walks per nine innings and a .283 opponent batting average…also batted .411 with 51 RBI.

Mideast Region
Andy Lowe, Heidelberg College (Junior, Fort Wayne, Ind./Carroll)
Named ABCA second-team All-America, D3baseball.com third-team All-America and Ohio Athletic Conference Co-Pitcher of the Year with a 5-3 record, 12 saves, a 2.92 earned run average, 7.11 strikeouts per nine innings, 0.84 walks per nine innings and a .225 opponent batting average.

Central Region
Jason Pankau, Illinois Wesleyan (Junior, Elmhurst, Ill./York)
Named ABCA third-team All-America and first-team All-College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin with a 9-2 record, a 2.67 earned run average, 8.22 strikeouts per nine innings, 1.84 walks per nine innings and a .254 opponent-batting average.

Midwest Region
Riley Tincher, Wisconsin-Whitewater (Junior, Oregon, Wis.)
Named Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Year with a 13-1 record, a 3.87 earned run average, 6.86 strikeouts per nine innings, 1.41 walks per nine innings and .269 opponent batting average.

West Region
Brian Rauh, Chapman University (Freshman, Lake Forest, Calif.)
Named ABCA and D3baseball.com first-team All-America with a 10-0 record, a 2.42 earned run average, 10.78 strikeouts per nine innings, 2.42 walks per nine innings and a .176 opponent batting average…Chapman plays an independent.

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