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Baseball - Tue, May 17, 2016
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ELGIN, Ill. -- The Eagles' baseball team has the post season accolades rolling in as both the CCAC and the NCCAA honored numerous selections to the All-Conference team and the North Central All-Region team. All together Judson was awarded six conference selections and six NCCAA All-Region honors including Player of the Year and Coach of the Year.

 

Judson finished the regular season 36-18 and as CCAC Regular Season Co-Champions. A tough conference tournament left the Eagles 38-22 overall and with a chance to clinch a NCCAA At-Large Bid to the Baseball World Series later in May.

 

As released at the conclusion of the CCAC tournament was the 2016 All-Conference selections in which the Eagles received six selections. 

 

CCAC 1st team All-Conference:

#3 Luke Rojas (SR/St. Charles, IL)

#29 Angel Sanchez (SR/Northlake, IL)

 

CCAC 2nd team All-Conference:

#2 Mark DeYoung (SR/Plainfield, IL) 

#33 Ron Sessler (JR/Lockport, IL) 

 

CCAC Gold Glove Award:

#3 Luke Rojas

#13 Tanner Kehrer (SO/Belvidere, IL)

 

This marked Luke Rojas' and Mark DeYoung's second consectutive selection to the All-Conference team. Luke Rojas and Tanner Kehrer also won the Gold Glove award for the second year in a row.

 

The Eagles have also been honored with six different All-Region awards for the North Central Region including Player of the Year and Coach of the Year.

 

NCCAA All-Region Baseball Team:

OF - #33 Ron Sessler

2nd Base - #3 Luke Rojas

RHP - #29 Angel Sanchez

RHP - #2 Mark DeYoung

 

NCCAA All-Region Player of the Year:

#3 Luke Rojas

 

NCCAA All-Region Coach of the Year:

Head Coach Chad Gassman

 

Luke Rojas goes out as a two time winner as All-Region Player of the Year and first year head coach Chad Gassman receives his first North Central All-Region Coach of the Year award.

 

UP NEXT: The Judson baseball team will now await the call to see if they receive the At-Large Bid to the NCCAA Baseball World Series. The Eagles have been ranked in the NCCAA Top Ten polls all season and will likely get the answer at the end of this week.