D3baseball.com 2015 All-America team

More than 800 players were nominated for the ninth annual D3baseball.com All-America team. Here are our top award-getters, plus the full All-America team.





Sam Dexter

Junior shortstop
Southern Maine
D3baseball.com 
Player of the Year 
USM athletics photo 

Blake Stevens

Senior starter
Birmingham-Southern
D3baseball.com
Pitcher of the Year
 
Photo by Cari Dean 

Austin Filiere

Freshman third baseman
MIT
D3baseball.com
Rookie of the Year 
Photo by DSPics.com 

Joe Brown

Cortland State
D3baseball.com
Coach of the Year

Photo by Larry Radlof, d3photography.com

Sam Dexter, who led Southern Maine to an LEC title and a top seed in the New England Regional, is the 2015 D3baseball.com Player of the Year. Blake Stevens of Birmingham-Southern adds 2015 D3baseball.com Pitcher of the Year to his long resume. Austin Filiere was a key cog for MIT and is the D3baseball.com Rookie of the Year. Coach of the Year will be announced after the championship round.

All statistics are through Sunday, May 17, including any postseason games.

First team

Pos Name, School Yr. Avg. R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB Fld.%
C Matt Foley, Rhode Island College
Jr. .453
43
53
10
3
11
45
0
.988
1B Connor Bertsch, Concordia (Texas)
Jr. .403
34
52
13
2
8
42
7
.998
2B Joe Venturino, Ramapo
Jr. .399
47
73
19
0
5
40
13
.962
3B Ryan Hanahan, Marietta
Sr. .381
52
75
18
5
10
60
5
.911
SS Sam Dexter, Southern Maine
Jr. .441
57
82
21
5
8
44
11
.948
OF Cody Hanke, UW-Stevens Point
Sr. .366
38
67
14
3
12
56
15
.948
OF Chris Lowery, Washington U.
Sr. .412
44
84
9
2
5
67
26
.946
OF Ben Sawyer, Alvernia Sr. .398
52
72
19
2
5
62
3
.966
DH Casey Grimes, Rowan
Sr. .429
39
70
11
1
7
44
6
.983
UTL Keith Shumaker, Millsaps
Sr. .390
52
64
14
1
3
28
7
.917

 

Pos Name, School Yr. ERA W-L SV  IP  H ER BB SO Opp. avg.
SP Tommy Bergjans, Haverford
Sr. 1.07
5-3
0
67.1
48
8
14
111
.195
SP Clayton Freimuth, Frostburg State Sr.
1.62
8-2
2 77.5 51 14 27 97 .193
SP Ryan Gray, Trinity (Texas)
Jr. 1.72
8-0
2
62.2
29
12
22
70
.136
SP Blake Stevens, Birmingham-Southern
Sr. 1.70
9-3
0
100.2
73
19
19
108
.202
RP Andrew Richards, Southern Maine
Sr. 1.73
11-5
9
114.1
94
22
19
108
.224
UTL Keith Shumaker, Millsaps Sr. 2.48
8-3
0
87.0
90
24
13
40
.268


Second team

Pos Name, School Yr. Avg. R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB Fld.%
C Jono Haught, Mary Washington Sr. .457
41
64
9
4
10
52
2
.980
1B Jaime Lackner, Wooster So. .420
59
74
16
1
17
69
1
.995
2B Tim LeSuer, RPI Sr. .411
50
67
12
1
1
36
14
.957
3B Austin Filiere, MIT Fr. .436
68
71
14
3
14
54
14
.901
SS Nick Dean, Maryville Sr. .454
47
74
15
2
8
51
16
.930
OF Derek Hug, Heidelberg Jr. .376
55
70
11
3
12
45
21
.962
OF Taylor Kohlwey, UW-La Crosse Jr. .439
52
79
20
4
6
42
10
.941
OF
Nick Walker, Frostburg State Sr. .372
51
71
14
5
7
54
28
.987
DH Donovan Pogue, Thomas More Jr. .450
49
67
13
0
7
55
5
.000
UTL Jayson Yano, Stevens Jr. .344
38
52
13
0
1
37
27
.979

 

Pos Name, School Yr. ERA W-L SV  IP  H ER BB SO Opp. avg.
SP Sean Conroy, RPI Sr 1.87 6-2 1 82.0 67 17 21 87 .223
SP Cameron Cox, Concordia (Texas) Sr. 1.57 10-1 1 92.0 68 16 25 83 .205
SP Andrew Doring, John Carroll Sr. 2.17
10-1
0
78.2
52
19
24
92
.189
SP Brandon Serio, Cortland State Jr. 1.98
7-0
0
54.2
47
12
7
44
.227
RP
Taylor Henry, Centenary (La.) Sr. 1.59
5-2
9
62.1
39
11
19
85
.190
UTL Jayson Yano, Stevens Jr. 2.09
6-3
0
73.1
57
17
17
61
.217


Third team

Pos Name, School Yr. Avg. R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB Fld.%
C Joshua Davis, Whitworth Sr. .352
45
59
14
2
10
36
7
.997
1B Ryan Caparoni, Centenary (N.J.) Sr. .413
38
50
13
3
10
45
3
.996
2B Zack Creekmore, Edgewood Sr.
.418
35
59
12
4
4
50
10
.939
3B Frank Vance, Wooster Sr. .405 56 81 24 8 7 57 3 .874
SS
Mikole Pierce, UW-Whitewater Sr. .379
45
64
15
3
10
48
18
.958
OF Ben Buerkle, St. Mary's (Minn.) So. .462
46
61
11
4
7
47
18
.981
OF Cory DeMedeiros, Mass-Dartmouth Sr. .415
40
66
19
2
10
43
15
.979
OF Mike Odenwaelder, Amherst Jr. .380
38
63
10
2
7
30
15
.992
DH Danny Breen, Salisbury Sr. .438
38
56
10
3
4
35
12
1.000
UTL Jared Helmich, Carthage Jr. .354
33
64
11
0
6
33
1
.995

 

Pos Name, School Yr. ERA W-L SV  IP  H ER BB SO Opp. avg.
SP Walker Larson, Ramapo Sr. 2.10 10-2 2 111.2 92 26 23 91 .228
SP Daniel Morris, Rhodes Jr. 1.61 10-0 2 78.2 61 14 22 43 .214
SP Bryan Polowy, North Central (Ill.) Jr. 1.09 8-1 0 74.1 48 9 17 61 .183
SP Jackson Weeg, Emory So. 2.53 11-1 0 92.2 85 26 22 93 .241
RP
Kevin Becker-Menditto, Alvernia Sr. 0.35 1-2 16 25.2 19 1 1 20 .202
UTL Jared Helmich, Carthage Jr. 2.21
4-1
0
61.0
52
15
20
55
.234


Honorable mention

Pos Name, School Yr. Avg. R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB Fld.%
C Josh Gall, Hood Fr. .435
21
57
16
3
5
55
0
.983
1B Kyle Uhrich, Webster So. .364
39
68
12
2
17
61
4
.986
2B Craig Hoelzer, Johns Hopkins Sr. .411
36
72
13
2
4
53
3
.949
3B Kyle Engel, Chicago Sr. .486
36
68
25
0
4
43
6
.932
SS Michael Polcyn, Ripon Sr. .380
44
54
11
1
13
40
1
.916
OF
Will Cates, Southwestern Jr. .391
51
66
10
8
5
36
31
.983
OF Caleb Lang, Cairn Jr. .444
37
60
18
6
9
55
11
.984
OF Conrad Ziemendorf, Cortland State Jr. .345
44
48
14
3
2
38
4
.976
DH Justin Anderson, UW-La Crosse Jr. .392 39
67
8
1
6
40
1
.984
UTL Greg Schneider, Frostburg State Fr. .346
23
28
5
2
3
14
7
.975

 

Pos Name, School Yr. ERA W-L SV  IP  H ER BB SO Opp. avg.
SP Mitch Beau, UW-Stevens Point
Sr. 2.36 8-2 2 91.1 87 24 41 62 .243
SP Sam Elias, Wesleyan Sr. 1.53 8-1 4 76.1 57 13 15 66 .209
SP Tim Ingram, SUNY-Old Westbury Sr. 1.82 8-3 0 69.1 47 14 20 92 .194
SP Cory Vogeli, Misericordia Jr 1.14 8-0 0 63.0 43 8 24 63 .191
RP
Jameson Sadowske, UW-La Crosse Sr. 0.74 4-0 9 36.2 26 3 9 30 .194
UTL Greg Schneider, Frostburg State Fr. 1.90
8-1
0
80.1
52
17
26
94
.183