Four Truman State baseball players named All-GLVC
Thu, 08 May 2014 03:54:44 GMT —
The Great Lakes Valley Conference has name four Truman Baseball players to the All-GLVC team for their accomplishments during the 2014 regular season.
Corban Williams was selected first team and Paul Trenhaile, Jarod Hahn and Will Nader were second team choices by coaches in the West Division.
The Bulldogs enter the GLVC Championship Tournament as the number seven seed and will face Drury (Mo.) University on Thursday afternoon at approximately 2:30 p.m.
Truman set single-season records for wins (24), stolen bases (105) while on the verge of eclipsing school marks in hits in a season (430), runs scored (263) and highest fielding percentage (.963).
Williams concluded the regular season holding the Truman single-season stolen base record at 31, just one up on teammate Zak Larkin and previous record holder Brad Jenkins (1996).
The duo are first and second in the GLVC stolen bases and have accounted for 61 of the team's record-breaking 105 this season, shattering the previous record of 77.
Williams has been successful in 31 of 33 steal attempts and is second on the team in runs scored with 38 and third in batting with a .307 average in 46 games.
Williams had a team-high 16-game hitting streak this season and reached base in 18 straight.
The two corner outfielders joined Williams on the all-league team with seniors Will Nader and Jarod Hahn garnering second team. accolades
Nader was second on the team in hitting at .319 with 28 runs scored and 25 RBIs while hitting in the number nine spot in the Bulldog batting order.
Hahn was a .310 hitter and led the team with three home runs while adding 32 RBIs in 48 games played.
The trio of outfielders had a combine .978 fielding percentage with just seven errors out of 316 total chances this season.
Trenhaile enters the conference tournament with the highest batting average in school history with the most plate appearances.
His .389 average is the ninth highest in single-season history with a minimum of 50 at bats and is fourth among all GLVC hitters.
He leads the team with 11 extra base hits, with 10 doubles and has driven in 38 RBIs, tied for fourth best in school history.
The junior has 24 multi-hit games this season and reached base in 18 straight contests.
As a staple at first base, playing and starting in all 50 games thus far, Trenhaile has a .990 fielding percentage and holds single-season team highs in putouts with 441 and chances at 478.
Courtesy Truman State University