Four Bobcats Named for All-Conference Teams

By Eddie Lerma
Sports Reporter

bobcatsoftballThe Sun Belt Conference announced the 2016 Baseball All-Conference teams and individual award winners on Tuesday night at Bobcat Ballpark. Texas State seniors Cory Geisler and Tanner Hill both received first team All-Conference honors. Bobcat pitcher Pasquale Mazzoccoli and left fielder Granger Studdard were given second team honors.

Eight other Bobcats earned academic honors. Student-athletes are recognized for a 3.5 grade point average or higher. The Bobcats receiving these honors are Theodore Hoffman, Jared Huber, Cody Lovejoy and Joe Powell. Bobcats receiving Academic Honor Roll recognition, a group of student-athletes with a grade point average between 3.0 and 3.5, were Justin Dellinger, Jeremy Hallonquist, Mazzoccoli and Luke Sherley.

All-Sun Belt Baseball First Team

Gunner Leger (UL Lafayette, Sophomore, SP, Exercise Science)
Kevin Hill (South Alabama, RS-Senior, SP, Interdisciplinary Studies)
Grant Bennett (Troy, Senior, SP, Social Science)
Dylan Moore (UL Lafayette, Sophomore, RP, Political Science-Pre Law)
Brady Cox (UT Arlington, Junior, C, Interdisciplinary Studies)
Tanner Hill (Texas State, Senior, 1B, General Studies)
Darien McLemore (UT Arlington, Senior, 2B, Business Management)
Drew LaBounty (South Alabama, RS-Sophomore, SS, Leisure Studies)
Tanner Ring (Arkansas State, Senior, 3B, Exercise Science)
Ryan Scott (Little Rock, Senior, OF, Management)
Kyle Clement (UL Lafayette, Senior, OF, General Studies)
Cole Billingsley (South Alabama, RS-Junior, OF, Sports Management)
Cory Geisler (Texas State, Senior, UTIL, Applied Arts and Sciences)
Dalton Thomas (Little Rock, Junior, DH, Undecided)

All-Sun Belt Baseball Second Team

Evan Challenger (Georgia Southern, Junior, SP, Sport Management)
Kadon Simmons (UT Arlington, Junior, SP, Business/Information Systems)
Lucas Brown (Troy, Senior, SP, Criminal Justice)
Pasquale Mazzoccoli (Texas State, Senior, RP, Applied Arts and Sciences)
Joey Roach (Georgia State, Senior, C, Actuarial Science)
Ryan Cleveland (Georgia Southern, Junior, 1B, Justice Studies)
Hayden Martin (Little Rock, Senior, 2B, Economics/Finance)
Matt Vernon (Appalachian State, Junior, SS, Communication Studies)
Jarrett Hood (Georgia State, Junior, 3B, Health & Physical Education)
Quintin Rohrbaugh (UT Arlington, Junior, OF, Business Finance)
Granger Studdard (Texas State, Junior, OF, Criminal Justice)
Joey Denison (Troy, Junior, OF, Global Business)
Joe Schrimpf (Arkansas State, Junior, UTIL, Business Administration)
Colton Turner (UT Arlington, Junior, DH, Sports Management)

Sun Belt Baseball Student-Athlete of the Year

Ryan Scott (Little Rock, Senior, OF, Management)

Sun Belt Baseball Pitcher of the Year

Kevin Hill (South Alabama, RS-Senior, SP, Interdisciplinary Studies)

Sun Belt Baseball Freshman of the Year

Nick Lee (UL Lafayette, Freshman, SP, Petroleum Engineering)

Sun Belt Baseball Ron Maestri Coach of the Year

Chris Curry, Little Rock

Holly Henrichsen

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