Webster adds D2CCA All-Region honor to list of postseason awards

Webster adds D2CCA All-Region honor to list of postseason awards
by Cory Guinn

MONTEVALLO, ALA. – Barton College's Andrew Webster was named to the D2 Conference Commissioners Association (D2CCA) NCAA Division II All-Southeast Region Team, as announced on Thursday morning.

The teams are voted on by members of D2SIDA, the NCAA Division II Sports Information Directors Association. All first team D2CCA NCAA Division II All-Southeast Region selections will be included on the ballot for All-America consideration. The D2CCA NCAA Division II All-American teams will be announced Friday, May 26.

Webster, a senior from Pittsboro, N.C., was recognized as a the first team catcher after leading the Bulldogs in batting average, on-base percentage, slugging percentage, total hits, home runs and total RBI. The all-region acclaim is the second of the 2017 year for Webster and the third of his career.

He turned in a .401 batting average during the season with 75 total hits, including 16 doubles and 21 home runs, to go along with a .511 on-base percentage and an .824 slugging percentage. He drove in a league-high 58 RBI and scored 58 runs of his own in 51 games, while drawing 39 walks.

2017 D2CCA All-Southeast Region Teams

Player of the Year: Brandon Benson, Georgia College
Pitcher of the Year: Austin Hutchison, University of Mount Olive

FIRST TEAM

Catcher: Andrew Webster, Barton College
First Base: Drew Ellis, University of Mount Olive
Second Base: Hunter Merrill, Mars Hill University
Shortstop: Brandon Benson, Georgia College
Third Base: Cal Gentry, Georgia College
Outfield: Nick Beinlich, Belmont Abbey College
Outfield: Michael Gouge, University of North Georgia
Outfield: Luke Setzer, Catawba College
Designated Hitter: Ryan Patterson, Armstrong State University
Utility/Non-Pitcher: Luke Westerberg, USC Aiken
Utility/Pitcher: Hayden Buffkin, UNC Pembroke
Starting Pitcher: Joseph Benitez, USC Aiken
Starting Pitcher: Austin Hutchison, University of Mount Olive
Starting Pitcher: Dylan Peppers, University of North Georgia
Starting Pitcher: Thomas St. Clair, Lenoir-Rhyne University
Relief Pitcher: Zack Mozingo, University of Mount Olive

SECOND TEAM

Catcher: Zach Almond, Catawba College
First Base: Mason McClellan, Columbus State University
Second Base: Michael Bell, University of North Georgia
Shortstop: Ricky Surum, University of Mount Olive
Third Base: Chase Allen, Limestone College
Outfield: Logan Augustine, Lincoln Memorial University
Outfield: Mitchell Price, USC Aiken
Outfield: Mike Warren, Armstrong State University
Designated Hitter: Zack Mozingo, University of Mount Olive
Utility/Non-Pitcher: Jarratt Mobley, UNC Pembroke
Utility/Pitcher: Dominic Morabito, Lincoln Memorial University
Starting Pitcher: Tucker Burgess, North Greenville University
Starting Pitcher: Caleb Kutsche, Columbus State University
Starting Pitcher: Daniel McCrary, University of North Georgia
Starting Pitcher: Bruce Zimmerman, University of Mount Olive
Relief Pitcher: Bryan Blanton, Catawba College