Four Sea Gulls named to ABCA All-South Region teams

Four Sea Gulls named to ABCA All-South Region teams

GREENSBORO, N.C. – The No. 10 Salisbury University baseball team added four more All-Region selections for the 2016 season, as the American Baseball Coaches' Association announced its 2016 ABCA/Rawlings NCAA Division III All-Region teams, the organization announced.

Senior Jake Dmiterchik was named to the All-South Region first team, while senior Kyle Goodwin and juniors Tom LaBriola and Pete Grasso were named to the All-South Region second team.

Dmiterchik earned the first-team first baseman selection following a season in which he led the Sea Gulls with nine home runs and a .682 slugging percentage. He ranked second with 48 RBI, while also scoring 45 runs, batting .386, and notching a .455 on-base percentage, which all were good for third on the team. Dmiterchik was also named to the D3baseball.com All-South Region first team and the All-Capital Athletic Conference first team this season.

LaBriola earned the All-Region second-team honors as the catcher, after being named the CAC's Player of the Year and to the All-CAC first team. He finished the season as the team's leader in batting (.413), hits (66), and RBI (55). His 1.46 RBI per game was good for sixth in the country. LaBriola also finished second with 47 runs scored and 12 doubles on the year, while smashing four home runs. He was also named to the D3baseball.com All-South Region second team, as well.

Grasso was tabbed to the shortstop spot for the second team, after having a successful season at the plate. He led the team with 108 total bases, tallying 65 hits, 14 doubles, four triples, and seven home runs; the doubles and triples both led the team, as well. Grasso hit .409 on the year, good for second on the team, along with his .679 slugging percentage and .486 on-base percentage. Grasso was also honored to the D3baseball.com All-South Region first team and All-CAC first team on the year.

Goodwin also was named to the All-Region second team, after a first-team All-CAC selection this season. He finished the year with a .374 average, while leading the team with 53 runs, a .490 on-base percentage, and 17 hits by pitch. Goodwin tied for second with seven home runs on the year, while driving in 33 runs and smacking 11 doubles. He earned a D3baseball.com All-South Region selection, as well, this season.

With this year's awards, Salisbury now totals 64 ABCA All-Region selections in program history.

To view the full ABCA release, click here.

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