1997 ABCA/Rawlings NCAA Div. III All-America Teams

1997-ABCA/Rawlings All-America Teams
NCAA Div. III All-America First Team
Pos. Player Cl. School State
C Matt Jackson SR Wooster OH
1B Ryan Roder SR St. John's MN
2B Jason Henley SR Southwestern TX
3B Mike Kowalewski SR Illinois Benedectine IL
3B Tony Miner SR Southern Maine ME
SS Corey Breyne JR Aurora IL
DH Scott Baron JR Aurora IL
OF Tyler Laughery SR Claremont-Mudd CA
OF Joe Musgrove SR Allegheny PA
OF James Rinne SO Illinois Wesleyan IL
UT Joe Thomas SR Marietta OH
P Mike Abbruzzese SO NC Wesleyan NC
P Jeff Hootselle SR Mary Washington VA
P Andy Kimball JR UW Oshkosh WI
P Bill Snyder SR Rensselaer NY
NCAA Div. III All-America Second Team
Pos. Player Cl. School State
C Tom McGee SR California Lutheran CA
1B Frank Beckhorn JR Kean NJ
2B Mike Porada SR Allegheny PA
3B Jeremy Stewart SO NC Wesleyan NC
SS Brent Weaver JR Ohio Wesleyan OH
UT Mike Garvis SR Emory GA
UT Cale Shepherd SR Chapman CA
DH Matt MacDonald JR Bowdoin ME
OF Colin Lydon JR Framingham State MA
OF Erik Morrell SR UW Oshkosh WI
OF Alex Steele JR SUNY Cortland NY
OF Trevor Urban SO Wooster OH
P Bob Davies JR Marietta OH
P Dave Lohrman SR Rensselaer NY
P Jim Miller SR Carthage WI
NCAA Div. III All-America Third Team
Pos. Player Cl. School State
C Riley Hodges JR Ferrum VA
C Todd Likens JR Anderson IN
1B Mike Highfill JR Millsaps MS
1B Gary Kostuchowski SR UW Stevens Point WI
2B Dan Lauterhahn JR William Paterson NJ
3B Mark Mosier SR Chicago IL
SS Ryan Fitzgerald SR Brandeis MA
UT Kevin Montelbano SR William Paterson NJ
OF Shorty Flees SR Carthage WI
OF Aaron Mitchell SR New Jersey NJ
OF Jason Thielbahr SR Occidental CA
P Richard Bell SR California Lutheran CA
P Colin Brackeen SR St. Olaf MN
P Scott Landers JR SUNY Cortland NY
P Jeff Taglienti SR Tufts MA
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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 13,000 members represent all 50 states and 36 countries. Since its initial meeting of 27 college baseball coaches in June 1945, Association membership has broadened to include eight divisions: NCAA Division I, II and III, NAIA, NJCAA, Pacific Association Division, High School and Youth.