RELEASE DATE: 5/04/10
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Bernard Johnson and Kevin Miller named to 1st Team All-PSAC East honors – Mike Hartz earns 2nd Team recognition
MANSFIELD – Mansfield University baseball standouts Bernard Johnson (Corning,NY/Corning East) and Kevin Miller (Kenvil,NJ/Roxbury) were selected to 1st Team All-PSAC East honors while teammate Mike Hartz (Dauphin/Central Dauphin) earned 2nd Team recognition in voting conducted among the conference head coaches and released today.
A senior, Johnson was the only first team selection at relief pitcher. In 17 appearances during the season, all of them in relief, Johnson posted a 6-3 record with a 3.16 ERA and four saves. He led the team in appearances, wins, saves and ERA while finishing second in strikeouts with 27 in 31.1 innings worked.
Miller, a second team All-PSAC East selection last season, earned a 1st Team selection this year after batting .364 on the season. The junior outfielder started 47 games for the Mountaineers with his 60 hits including 14 doubles, a triple and three home runs. He also batted in 27 runs while stealing a team-high 17 bases.
A junior, Hartz was the only player on the team to start all 50 games this season where the third baseman batted .326 with 19 doubles, a triple, and home run. In addition, Hartz had a team-best 51 RBI’s on the season and made numerous spectacular plays at third base.