Monday, May 11, 2015

Tigerville, S.C.—The North Greenville Baseball Team pulled in several post-season honors this weekend as the National Christian Collegiate Athletic Association announced that Allen Staton, Jae Roberts, Adam Boghosian, Drew Lipscomb, and head coach Landon Powell were all honored after a solid 2015 campaign.

Allen Staton was honored as the NCCAA Player of the Year while Jae Roberts nabbed Freshmen of the Year honors. Staton and Roberts were one and two in batting average this season for NGU. Staton sits at .392 on the season with 10 home runs and 42 RBI while Roberts has seven homeruns with 37 RBI. Roberts also boasts a .505 on base percentage.

Also earning post-season honors from the NCCAA were Drew Lipscomb and closer Adam Boghosian. Lipscomb has been one of NGU's most consistent hitters this season, boasting a .327 average with 51 hits and 36 runs scored. Lipscomb has also swiped 20 bases on 21 attempts this season. Adam Boghosian has quietly put together the best season in school history as a closer. The senior broke the program record for saves in a season and also leads the NCAA with 13. Boghosian has been almost unhittable, claiming a microscopic 1.59 ERA.

Boghosian and Staton were also honored by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association with first and second team nods for relief pitcher and utility player.

Wrapping up the NCCAA awards for NGU is head coach Landon Powell who was honored as the Coach of the Year. Powell and his staff have made an immediate impact in their first year in Tigerville. The Crusaders tripled their win total from the 2014 season after posting a 29-25 record overall while also winning the Conference Carolinas Championship.