All-Conference Baseball Awards Announced

WHITINGTON, VT- Three senior members of the Thomas baseball team have been chosen for the 2013 North Atlantic Conference (NAC) All-Conference Team.

Shortstop Jeffrey Richardson (Rochester, N.H.) and outfielder Cody Vigue (Skowhegan, Maine) were named to the first team, while pitcher/DH Eric Sucy (Belgrade, Maine) was chosen for the second team.

Richardson, a first team honoree last season, batted .365 during the regular season with 42 hits, five doubles, and 13 RBI, while appearing in 38 games.

Vigue garners first-team honors for the second consecutive season after belting a team-leading .412 average, while registering 40 hits and 22 RBI.

Sucy, who was a first team selection in 2011, was a dual threat as both a pitcher and designated hitter. On the bump appeared in eight games, notching two wins and striking out 18. With the bat, had 28 plate appearances, getting seven hits with four RBI.


2013 NAC Baseball All-Conference Team

All-Conference First Team   

C

Jordan Carter

Husson

So.

1B

J.T. Whitten

Husson

Fr.

2B

Ryan Zielinski

Castleton

Sr.

SS

Jeff Richardson

Thomas

Sr.

3B

Connor Hoagland

Castleton

So.

UT

Matt McNamee

Castleton

Jr.

OF

Shawn Smith

Husson

Sr.

OF

Pat Thibodeau

Husson

Jr.

OF

Cody Vigue

Thomas

Sr.

P

Adam Greenlese

Castleton

Jr.

P

Kevin Keith

Colby-Sawyer

Jr.

 

 

 

 

All-Conference Second Team   

C

Kevin Caputo

New England Col.

Jr

1B

Tyler Stotz

Colby-Sawyer

Sr.

1B

Ben Keene

Me.-Farmington

Fr.

SS

Vinny Monahan

Colby-Sawyer

Jr.

SS

Devon Rollins

Lyndon

Fr.

OF

Brandon Adorno

New England Col.

Jr.

OF

Cameron Knight

Colby-Sawyer

Sr.

OF

Andy Lapple

Colby-Sawyer

Jr.

UT

Eric Sucy

Thomas

Sr.

P

Brandon Reilly

Husson

Fr.

P

Patrick Riley

Castleton

Sr.

 

 

 

 

Player of the Year   

OF

Shawn Smith

Husson

Sr.

 

 

 

 

Pitcher of the Year

P

Kevin Keith

Colby-Sawyer

Jr.

 

 

 

 

Co-Rookies the Year   

1B

Ben Keene

Me.-Farmington

Fr.

1B

J.T. Whitten 

Husson

Fr.

 

 

 

 

Coach the Year   

 

Ted Shipley

Castleton

 

 

 

 

 

Team Sportsmanship Award   

 

Lyndon

 

All-conference selections are determined by a vote of the conference coaches. Additional players/positions are honored due to ties in voting.