SIAC Preseason Baseball Team features five Albany State players | Sports


ATLANTA, Ga.– Five Albany State baseball players have been selected to the SIAC preseason ALL SIAC team, second only to Spring Hill College. The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) has selected its 2020 Baseball Preseason Teams based on votes by the league’s head coaches and sports information directors.

Defending SIAC champions, Spring Hill (29-22, 17-7) won four games in four days to claim their first SIAC title in program history and earn automatic qualification into the NCAA postseason. The Badgers led all teams placing six returners on this year’s preseason team. Daniel Rodriguez and Grayson Williams, two returners from last year’s all-tournament team, had 112 combined hits for the Badgers. Last season, Rodriguez finished 14th in Division II as Toughest to Strike Out. Spring Hill’s Mason Bonnaffons enters his third season with the Badgers after appearing in 49 games with 48 starts hitting .338 with six doubles, three triples, and two home runs for 41 RBIs. Michael Romano returns on the mound after 16 relief appearances last season finishing with a 3.94 ERA in 32.0 innings pitched. Taylor Gibson and Hunter Romero…

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