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2014 ABCA/Rawlings NAIA All-America Teams

2014 -ABCA/Rawlings All-America Teams
NAIA All-America First Team
Pos. Player
Cl. School State
C Darryl Knight Jr. Embry Riddle FL
C Carlos Contreras Jr. Northwood TX
1B Martin Lemus Sr. Georgetown KY
2B Sam Lind Sr. Cumberland TN
SS Riley Swanson So. Mount Vernon Nazarene  OH
3B Jeff Lusardi Sr. San Diego Christian  CA
UT Forrest Smith Sr. Oklahoma City  OK
DH Jake Shirley Sr. Lewis-Clark State ID
OF Orlando Olivera Jr. Missouri Baptist MO
OF Jose Ruiz* Sr. Oklahoma Wesleyan OK
OF Matt Page Sr. Oklahoma Baptist OK
OF Cody Lavalli Sr. Lewis-Clark State ID
SP Gabe Hemmer Sr. San Diego Christian CA
SP Koby Gaddis Sr. Evangel MO
SP Derek Moore Fr. Shawnee State OH
SP Julian Merryweather Sr. Oklahoma Baptist  OK
RP Tyler Akins Sr. Belhaven MS
NAIA All-America Second Team
Pos. Player Cl. School State
C Hank Stewart Sr. Brescia (Ky.) KY KY
C Connor Lynch Jr. Oklahoma City OK OK
1B Steven Knudson So. Oklahoma Baptist OK
2B Paul Pickerell Jr. Belhaven MS
SS Ivan Vela Jr. Oklahoma Baptist OK
3B Mitchell Osnowitz Sr. Lindsey Wilson  KY
UT Ricky Coleman Sr. Cumberland TN
DH Jeff Ricker Jr. Oklahoma Baptist  OK
OF Chris Hall So. Cumberland TN
OF Taylor Eads Jr. Spring Hill AL
OF Dusty Davis Sr. Reinhardt GA
OF Mith Peschon Jr. Northwestern IA
SP Junior Mustain Sr. Tabor KS
SP Jacob Kopra Sr. Corban  OR
SP Jordan Morales Sr. Oklahoma Baptist OK
SP Daniel Poncedeleon Sr. Embry Riddle FL
RP Travis Tarleton Sr. Point GA
Player of the Year: Jose Ruiz, Sr., Oklahoma Wesleyan
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About the ABCA
The ABCA, founded in 1945, is the primary professional organization for baseball coaches at the amateur level. Its over 15,000 members represent all 50 states and 41 countries. Since its initial meeting of 27 college baseball coaches in June 1945, Association membership has broadened to include nine divisions: NCAA Division I, II and III, NAIA, NJCAA, Pacific Association Division, High School, Youth and Travel Baseball.
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