Staton and Taylor Honored By NCBWA And ABCA
Tigerville, SC – North Greenville University baseball standouts Adam Taylor and Allen Staton have once again received recognition for their stellar play during the 2013 season, this time being honored as members of the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association All-Southeast Region Team and the American Baseball Coaches Association All-Southeast Region Team..
Founded in 1962, the NCBWA is dedicated to the advancement of college baseball with membership into the association open to writers, broadcasters and publicists of the sport, while the ABCA was formed in 1942 and is the primary professional organization for baseball coaches at the amateur level, comprised of over 6,500 members across all 50 states and 23 countries.
Staton, a sophomore second baseman/pitcher, earned a spot on the NCBWA All-Southeast Region First Team and ABCA All-Southeast Region First Team after batting .388, including a team-high .683 slugging percentage and 11 home runs. The Laurens, SC native also ranked first on the team with 71 hits, including 19 doubles, to go along with 54 RBI and 34 runs scored in 44 games.
Taylor, a senior outfielder, was named to the NCBWA All-Southeast Region Third Team and ABCA All-Southeast Region Second Team after recording a team-high .392 batting average and a .485 on-base percentage in 45 games played. He recorded 67 hits on the season, including 10 doubles, five triples and five home runs, while scoring 41 runs and driving in 29 RBI.
To view the complete NCBWA All-Southeast Region Team CLICK HERE and to view the complete ABCA All-Southeast Region Team CLICK HERE