The 2023 ABCA Pacific Association Division Region All-Defensive teams have been announced in all three regions: Northern California, Southern California and the Northwest.
The Pacific Association Division is comprised of junior colleges from the California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) and the Northwest Athletic Conference (NWAC).
The selection process is led by the ABCA Pacific Association Division All-America Committee, which is chaired by Chris Pedretti, President of the California Community College Baseball Coaches Association (CCCBCA). Additional members of the committee include Larry Quirico (Northern California Commissioner of the CCCBCA), Mike Salazar (Rio Hondo College) and NWAC representative Mark Yoshino (Bellevue College).
Players selected to the ABCA Pacific Association Division Region All-Defensive teams were eligible for ABCA/Rawlings Gold Glove honors. The 2023 ABCA/Rawlings Gold Glove Award winners in all divisions were announced Wednesday, June 21.
About the ABCA
Founded in 1945, the American Baseball Coaches Association is the primary professional organization for baseball coaches at the amateur level. Its over 15,000 members represent all 50 states and 40 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.