Harris feted on NAIA first team

Tabor College sophomore Jordan Harris has received recognition as one of 17 NAIA Baseball First Team All-Americans.

Recognized as a designated hitter, Harris recorded a team-high batting average of .447 (101-for-226), third-best in the KCAC. He ranked nationally in 13 categories, including third in hits per game (1.71), fifth in hits, seventh in RBIs (77), eighth in batting average, ninth in total bases (168), 13th in both RBIs per game (a KCAC fifth-best 1.31) and total bases per game (2.85), 20th in doubles (22), 21 in slugging percentage (.743), 32nd in both at-bats (226) and doubles per game (0.37), 34th in home runs (15) and 41st in runs scored (62).

Harris is one of four KCAC athletes on the first team. In all, eight conference athletes received national recognition.

Oklahoma Wesleyan had four athletes represented, including National Player of the Year Christopher Acosta-Tapia, who is the KCAC’s second player to earn the award. Tabor’s Manny DeLeon received received the honor in 2016.