Warner Tabbed Second-Team NCBWA All-American 05/29/13...Already a First-Team Daktronics All-American, Pitt-Johnstown second baseman Jake Warner (Dillsburg, Pa.) also garnered Second-Team National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association All-America honors (NCBWA) when this year's teams were released on Wednesday... (Full Story) ... (Full NCBWA Release) Missouri Western State shortstop was named the NCBWA Player of the Year, while Minnesota State's Harvey Martin was the Pitcher of the Year, and Matt Magers was tabbed the Coach of the Year. Warner, also a two-time first-Team All-WVIAC choice, led the Mountain Cats in batting average (.420), hits (74) runs (46), RBI (40), and total bases (99). Nationally, Warner ranks third in NCAA Division II in toughest to strike out (33.8), seventh in batting average (.426), 44th in hits (74), and 67th in runs per game (1.02).
Jake Warner First-Team Daktronics All-American 05/24/13...Pitt-Johnstown junior second baseman Jake Warner (Dillsburg, Pa.), who led the Mountain Cats with a .427 batting average, was named First-Team Daktronics NCAA Division II All-American when this year's teams were released on Friday (Full Story) ... (Full Daktronics Release) Junior shortstop Michael Schulze from Missouri Western State University and senior pitcher Harvey Martin from Minnesota State University headline the 2013 Daktronics, Inc., NCAA Division II All-America baseball team, earning the Ron Lenz Player and Pitcher of the Year awards respectively. A total of 48 student-athletes, representing 39 institutions were named to either the first, second or third team All-America squad, while 18 were named honorable mention. Members of the NCAA Division II College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) selected the All-America teams. The All-America team is sponsored by Daktronics, Inc., an acknowledged world leader in scoring, timing and programmable display systems for virtually every sport at every level of competition. Daktronics has sponsored the baseball All-America program since 2007.