Burgess earns two Second Team All-Region nods

Burgess earns two Second Team All-Region nods
Thursday, May 25, 2017
Burgess earns two Second Team All-Region nods

Tigerville, S.C. – North Greenville Friday ace Tucker Burgess has been named a Second Team All-Southeast Region performer by the Conference Commissioners Association as well as by the American Baseball Coaches Association. 

The teams are voted on by members of D2SIDA, the NCAA Division II Sports Information Directors Association.

Tucker Burgess locked up the final first team bid for the Crusaders as a starting pitcher. Burgess was NGU’s Friday night ace, going 9-1 with a 2.56 earned run average. In 81-innings of work, Burgess tossed 84-strikeouts, holding opponents to just a .262 batting average. Burgess also earned a pair of Pitcher of the week honors from the league for his weekend work. He was second in the league in ERA and wins.

Burgess was also a National College Baseball Writers Association, Honorable Mention.