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Morrow, Warner, Vignero First-Team All-WVIAC - 05/01/13

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Three Mountain Cats on All-WVIAC Baseball First Team
     05/01/13...Catcher Kyle Morrow (McVeytown, Pa.) and second baseman Jake Warner (Dillsburg, Pa.) were named First-Team All-WVIAC for the second straight year, while outfielder Zach Vignero (Johnstown, Pa.) also earned a spot on the first-team when this year's conference baseball awards voted on by the league's coaches were released on Wednesday... (Full WVIAC Release)
     
     Seton Hill’s Nick Sell has been named the WVIAC Player of the Year while his teammate Alex Haines has been voted the WVIAC Pitcher of the Year. The Griffins’ Marc Marizzaldi garnered WVIAC Coach of the Year accolades as voted on by league coaches.

     Morow, a two-time First-Team All-WVIAC selection and a NCBWA Third-Team All-American in 2012, hit .350 with eight doubles, four home runs and 31 RBI in 2013.  He finished third on the team in runs (35) and fourth in RBI (31), doubles (8), hits (50), and at-bats (143).

     Warner, also a two-time first-Team All-Conference choice, led the Mountain Cats in batting average (.420), hits (74) runs (46), RBI (40), and total bases (99).  Nationally, Warner ranks fifth in NCAA Division II in toughest to strike out (33.8), 11th in batting average (.420), and 17th in hits (74).

     Vignero, who currently ranks 37th in the country in batting average (.403) and 71st in slugging percentage (.603), earned a spot on the All-WVIAC Team for the first time.  Vignero hit .403 (62-154) with 14 doubles, three triples, three doubles, and 29 RBI.


Player of the Year: Nick Sell (Seton Hill)
Hitter of the Year: Nick Sell (Seton Hill)
Pitcher of the Year: Alex Haines (Seton Hill)
Coach of the Year: Marc Marizzaldi (Seton Hill)

2013 WVIAC All-Conference Team

1st Team

SP: Jordan Butcher (WVSU, 6’4”, Logan, W. Va.)
SP: Jeff Conley (A-B, 6’1”, Fort Ashby, W. Va.)
SP: Alex Haines (SHU, 6’4”, Greensburg, Pa.)
SP: Paul Hvozdovic (SU, 6’1”, Herndon, Va.)
RP: Ryan Pansch (SU, 5’10”, Charles Town, W. Va.)
C: Kyle Morrow (UPJ, 6’2”, McVeytown, Pa.)
1B: Treavor Dubiel (D&E, 6’0”, Washington, N.J.)
2B: Jake Warner (UPJ, 5’9”, Dillsburg, Pa.)
3B: Nick Sell (SHU, 6’1”, Wexford, Pa.)
SS: Brendan Costantino (SHU, 5’8”, Monongahela, Pa.)
OF: Bret Blevins (CU, 6’2”, Owings, Md.)
OF: Michael Lott (SU, 6’0”, Woodbridge, Va.)
OF: Ryan Messina (SU, 6’3”, St. James, N.Y.)
OF: Andrew Seigel (CU, 5’9”, Ashburn, Va.)
OF: Zach Vignero (UPJ, 5’9”, Johnstown, Pa.)
DH: Jack Hudson (WVSU, 6’2”, South Charleston, W. Va.)

2nd Team
SP: Aaron Adams (WVWC, 5’9”, Crooksville, Ohio)
SP: Davis Hall (SU, 6’1”, Reston, Va.)
SP: Josh Kehr (D&E, 6’3”, Clear Spring, Md.)
SP: Brett Sullivan (SHU, 6’0”, Avon, Ohio)
SP: Tyler Thompson (WVSU, 6’2”, Athens, Ohio)
RP: Chris Baker (CU, 6’1”, McClure, Pa.)
C: Mike Cima (SHU, 5’11”, Harrison City, Pa.)
C: Tyler Payne (WVSU, 5’10”, Hurricane, W. Va.)
1B: Joey Miller (CU, 6’3”, Hagerstown, Md.)
2B: Pat McCarthy (SHU, 6’1”, Pittsburgh, Pa.)
3B: Ryan Johnston (CU, 6’0”, Ashburn, Va)
SS: Jordan Kraus (WJU, 6’0”, Lakewood, Ohio)
OF: Tyler Barnette (FSU, 6’3”, Core, W. Va.)
OF: Matt Barr  (D&E, 6’1”, Williamstown, N.J.)
OF: Ryan Lewicki (WVWC, 5’8”, Moundsville, W. Va.)
OF: Devin Smith (CU, 5’11”, Wytheville, Va.)
OF: J.R. Tenney (WVWC, 5’9”, Buckhannon, W. Va.)
OF: Sean Williams (BSC, 5’11”, Princeton, W. Va.)
DH: Travis Denman (WLU, 6’3”, Williamsville, N.Y.)

Honorable Mention
RP: Nick Mayle (FSU, 6’1”, Grafton, W. Va.)
RP: Josh Graham (WLU, 5’11”, Carrollton, Ohio)
C: Igor Molina (UC, 6’0”, Coral Springs, Fla.)
1B: Andrew Pickering (WVSU, 6’2”, Cross Lanes, W. Va.)
2B: Noah Blackhurst (WVSU, 6’4”, Hurricane, W. Va.)
SS: Trevor Funk (FSU, 6’0”, Culpepper, Va.)
DH: Matt Moceri (D&E, 6’7”, Florence, N.J.)