Curtis Earns All-NAC Second Team and Sportsmanship Team Honors

Curtis Earns All-NAC Second Team and Sportsmanship Team Honors

WATERVILLE, Maine – The North Atlantic Conference (NAC) has announced its Baseball All-Conference awards as senior first baseman Alex Curtis (Monmouth, Maine) earned Second Team honors and was named to the Sportsmanship Team.

Curtis finished a strong season playing in 37 of 38 games for the Terriers.  He hit 36-for-118 (.305), including a .347 average in NAC play that ranked him tenth in the conference.  He finished with 14 doubles, 18 RBI, ten runs, and a .441 slugging percentage.  In the field, Curtis finished with 259 put outs and six errors for a .978 fielding percentage.

The senior was also named to the NAC Sportsmanship Team for the second-straight season.  The NAC Baseball Sportsmanship Team is reserved for those who have distinguished themselves through demonstrated acts of sportsmanship and ethical behavior. The honorees are individuals who have positively affected the baseball culture and environment and whose behavior clearly demonstrates sportsmanship and integrity that go beyond the playing rules and etiquette.

2018 NAC Baseball All-Conference Teams

First Team
C - Jonathan Lindau, Castleton
1B - Davis Mikell, Castleton
2B - Doug Avellino, Colby-Sawyer
SS - Justin Carey, New England College
3B - Xavier Nunez, New England College
UT - Jameson Carey, New England College
OF - Dillon Benham, Castleton
OF - Evan Delaney, New England College
OF - Andre Eason Jr., Lyndon
P - Joe Gratton, Castleton
P - Nick Powers, New England College

Second Team
C - Ryder Thorton, Lyndon
1B - Alex Curtis, Thomas
2B - Nick Attaliades-Ryan, UMaine-Farmington
SS - Ryan Cordeiro, Lyndon
3B - Mitchell Caron, Castleton
UT - Jason Doris, Lyndon
OF - Riley Chickering, UMaine-Farmington
OF - Codi Smith, Lyndon
OF - Brendan Thurber, Colby-Sawyer
P - Shayne Audet, New England College
P - James Mundy, Lyndon

Player of the Year
Xavier Nunez, New England College
Pitcher of the Year
Nick Powers, New England College
Rookie of the Year
Shayne Audet, New England College
Senior Scholar Athlete of the Year
Tyler Flayhan, UMaine-Farmington
Coach of the Year
Chris Bessey, UMaine-Farmington

Sportsmanship Team
Tommy Burns, Husson
Collin Clark, Lyndon
Alex Curtis, Thomas
Drew Inglesi, Colby-Sawyer
Nate Pushard, UMaine-Farmington
Aaron Smith, Castleton
Ryan Swarts, New England College