GREENSBORO, N.C. - Eight WAC baseball players were named ABCA/Rawlings All-Region by the American Baseball Coaches Association on Wednesday.
After being named District 8 Player of the Year by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association last week, NM State second baseman Nick Gonzales led a quartet of Aggies on the All-Midwest first team. Joining Gonzales is Baltimore Orioles draft pick Joey Ortiz, first baseman Tristan Peterson and outfielder Tristen Carranza.
NM State pitcher Chance Hroch was named to the All-Midwest second team, giving the Aggies five total selections.
Grand Canyon's Kade Mechals, a draft pick of the Miami Marlins, was named to the All-West second team and was joined by CBU's Ryan Mota and Logan Rinehart. Rinehart was selected by the Seattle Mariners in last week's MLB draft.