McNeil, Smith and Watson Named All-SCIAC

McNeil, Smith and Watson Named All-SCIAC

LOS ANGELESEamon McNeil was named First Team All-SCIAC as an outfielder on Thursday, headlining three Occidental baseball players that were recognized on the list.

Bryan Smith was named to the Second Team as an outfielder and Nolan Watson also made the Second Team as a pitcher. Oxy second baseman Graham Pimm was the Tigers' representative on the All-Sportsmanship team.

Full All-SCIAC Release

McNeil, who earned SCIAC Baseball Player of the Week honors earlier this year, hit .353 with four home runs and 21 runs batted in during conference play. He also had an on base percentage of .453 and a slugging percentage of .612.

Smith was fifth in the SCIAC with five home runs, drove in 21 runs and hit .320.

Watson was Oxy's Friday ace, going 2-2 with a 3.00 earned run average in 45 conference innings. He struck out 39 batters for the sixth best total in the league.

Pimm was chosen to the All-Sportsmanship team as an outstanding competitor offensively and defensively.

Oxy finished with another winning season, going 22-17 overall, and was fifth in the SCIAC at 13-11.

2017 Baseball All-Conference Selections
Athlete of the Year: Tanner Nishioka, Sr, Pomona-Pitzer 
Pitcher of the Year: Felix Minjarez, Jr, Redlands
Newcomer of the Year: Miguel Salud, Sr, Cal Lutheran
Coaching Staff of the Year: Caltech, Head Coach Matt Mark

First Team      
Tanner Nishioka
INF SR Pomona-Pitzer
Felix Minjarez
P JR Redlands
Marshall Pautsch
P SR Cal Lutheran
Michael Collins
P SR Redlands
Nate Wehner
P JR Cal Lutheran
Rainier Aguilar
C JR Redlands
Tyler Cook
INF SR Chapman
Jared Love
INF JR Chapman
Max Weinstein
INF JR Cal Lutheran
Aaron Singh
INF SO Redlands
Bryce Rogan
OF JR Pomona-Pitzer
Gabe Gunter
OF SR Cal Lutheran
Eamon McNeil
OF SO Occidental
Jakob Thomas UT SR La Verne
Christopher Peres UT SO La Verne
Second Team      
Gavin Blodgett
UT SO Chapman
Scott Roberts
INF/P FR Cal Lutheran
Miguel Salud
P SR Cal Lutheran
Evan Opperman
C SR Claremont-Mudd-Scripps
Bryan Smith
OF SO Occidental
Christopher Scalisi
INF SR Redlands
Andrew Lamar
INF JR Whittier
Justin Stream
OF JR Chapman
Matthew Macey
INF JR Whittier
Kevin Jordan
C SR Pomona-Pitzer
John Keane
P SR  Redlands
Conner Larkin
OF JR Chapman
Nolan Watson
P SR Occidental
Sportsmanship Team     
Harrison Jacobs
RF/1B/P SR Caltech
Sinjin Todd
OF SR Cal Lutheran
Anthony DeNiro
OF SO Chapman
Evan Opperman
C SR Claremont-Mudd-Scripps
Ashton Edior
OF SR La Verne
Graham Pimm
2B SR Occidental
Kevin Jordan
C SR Pomona-Pitzer
Mitch Samson
OF SR Redlands
Ryan Nakamura
2B SR Whittier
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