Tabor baseball players earn All-KCAC honors

Fourteen Tabor College baseball players received KCAC honors this past week for their record-setting season.

Seniors Jake Mays, Kori Melo, Jeff Hutton and Tyler Fenton, as well as juniors Andrew Perez and Matt Weger and sophomore Koby Temple, were awarded first-team honors.

Seniors Tanner Stevenson and Brent McKinnon and juniors Jonathan Murray and David Ormiston were named to the second team.

Receiving honorable mention were juniors Adam McCormick and Clayton Maloy and sophomore Brian Kowal.

Perez, McKinnon, Ormiston, Stevenson and Kowal received KCAC Player-of-the-Week honors during this past season.

The team was ranked for the first time in school history in the top 25 nationally for six straight weeks. It also set the school record for the most wins with 45, as well as breaking 10 other team records and five individual records.

The Bluejays set team records with 461 runs scored, 575 hits, a batting average of .339, 439 runs batted in, 109 doubles, 80 home runs, 241 walks and 98 stolen bases.

Tabor set a pitching record with 331 strikeouts and a fielding percentage record of .965.

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