RELEASE DATE: 5/20/09
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Mansfield’s Kevin Miller named to Second Team ABCA Division II Atlantic Region team honors – Chris Zelko earns Rawling/ABCA Golden Glove NCAA Division II Atlantic Regional recognition
MANSFIELD – Kevin Miller (Kenvil,NJ/Roxburg) was named to ABCA/Rawling NCAA Division II Atlantic Region second team honors and Chris Zelko (Horseheads,NY/Horseheads) earned Rawling/ABCA Golden Glove second team honors.
The announcement was made today after voting conducted among the head coach’s in the NCAA Division II Atlantic region.
Miller was named to the second team in the outfield after leading the Mountaineers to a PSAC playoff berth with a team-high .399 batting average. Miller, who was earlier named to second-team All-PSAC East honors, Miller led the Mountaineers in hitting this season and ranked 12th in the PSAC with a .399 batting average. His team-high 75 hits, fourth best in the conference, included seven doubles and six home runs. Hitting from the leadoff spot for much of the season, Miller also drove in 30 runs while scoring 43 times. He stole nine bases in 15 attempts and led the team with a .426 on-base percentage.
Zelko emerged as one of the top pitchers on the staff this season. The sophomore posted a 6-4 record with a team-best 4.26 ERA. He allowed 62 hits in 57.0 innings worked while striking out 33 batters. Zelko was charge with just one error on the season.