UL Pitcher Colten Schmidt Earns Spot On All-Region Team
Louisiana Ragin' Cajun pitcher Colten Schmidt has been named to the 2018 American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) / Rawlings NCAA Division I All-Region Central 1st Team.
The American Baseball Coaches Association vote on teams from each Region.
Schmidt was an easy choice.
As the Sun Belt Conference Pitcher of the Year, Schmidt finished his senior campaign with a 7-0 record and a league-best 2.45 ERA and 90 strikeouts.
He was selected in the 23rd round of the MLB Draft last week by the Colorado Rockies.
2018 Central-ABCA/Rawlings All-Region Teams
NCAA Div. I Central All-Region First Team
Pos., Player, Cl., School, State
C Carter Perkins Jr. South Alabama AL
1B Kyle MacDonald Jr. Arkansas State AR
2B Eddie Silva Jr. Florida International FL
3B Ray Hernandez Sr. Alabama State AL
SS Tyler Frank Jr. Florida Atlantic FL
OF Travis Swaggerty Jr. South Alabama AL
OF Joey Denison Sr. Troy, AL
OF Matt Heck Sr. Houston Baptist, TX
DH Joe Davis Jr. Houston, TX
P Colten Schmidt Sr. Louisiana LA
P Logan Bailey Jr. Louisiana Tech, LA
P Matt Canterino So. Rice, TX
RP Zach Schneider Jr. Florida Atlantic, FL
NCAA Div. I Central All-Region Second Team
C Jose Garcia Fr. Florida International, FL
1B David Fry Sr. Northwestern State, LA
2B Gaudencio Lucca Sr. Texas Southern, TX
3B Drew Frederic So. Troy, AL
SS Matt Sanders Sr. Troy, AL
OF Drew Avans Sr. Southeastern Louisiana, LA
OF Kamren Dukes Sr. Texas Southern, TX
OF Jacob Rhinesmith Jr. Western Kentucky, KY
DH Rafael Ramirez So. Grambling State, LA
P Trey Cumbie Jr. Houston, TX
P David Leal Jr. Louisiana Tech, LA
P Matt McCollough Sr. Houston Baptist, TX
P Bryan Warzek Jr. New Orleans, LA
P Tyler Gray Sr. Central Arkansas, AR
RP Dakota Mills Sr. Sam Houston State, TX