Savannah State’s Joe Smith and Jacob Bisharat of Miles College Named to ABCA/Rawlings South All-Region Team

The American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) and Rawlings recently announced their selections for the 2022 NCAA Division II South Region Teams naming Savannah State outfielder Joseph Smith and Miles College catcher Jacob Bisharat to the region’s first and second teams.

Smith, this past 2022 season, batted .441 with nines doubles, nine triples, nine home runs, 41 runs batted in, and 15 stolen bases.

Bisharat, at the plated during the 2022 season, hit .367 with 20 doubles, one triple, eleven home runs, 46 runs driven home, and 10 bases swiped.

NCAA Div. II South All-Region First Team 

C Jake Smallwood So. Montevallo AL
1B EJ Doskow Sr. Valdosta State GA
2B Jake Barlow Sr. Delta State MS
3B Sam Kuchinski So. Montevallo AL
SS Chase Achuff Gr. Rollins FL
INF J.D. Urso Fr. Tampa FL
OF Joe Smith Jr. Savannah State GA
OF Reed Latimer So. Montevallo AL
OF Garrett Bodine Jr. Alabama Huntsville AL
OF Bobby Sparling Jr. Saint Leo FL
DH Grayson Swanson Jr. Union TN
UT Drew Ehrhard Gr. Tampa FL
P Jaylyn Whitehead Gr. Rollins FL
P Haden Erbe Sr. Tampa FL
P Elijah Gill Sr. Valdosta State GA
P Jonathan Pintaro Sr. Shorter GA
RP Braydon Nelson Jr. Tampa FL

NCAA Div. II South All-Region Second Team 

C Jeremy Kennedy-Davis So. Embry-Riddle FL
C Jacob Bisharat Sr. Miles AL
1B Micah Morgan So. Spring Hill AL
2B Buck Anderson Jr. Saint Leo FL
3B Daniel Irisarri Jr. Nova Southeastern FL
SS Carson Clowers So. Delta State MS
INF Norris McClure So. Spring Hill AL
OF Gage Ragona Jr. Spring Hill AL
OF Dylan Standifer So. Lee TN
OF Brayden Lyman Gr. West Alabama AL
OF Jordan Lala Jr. Tampa FL
DH Josh Bower Jr. West Alabama AL
UT Bradon O’Connor Gr. Benedict SC
P Nate Madej Sr. Florida Southern FL
P Aric McAtee Jr. Florida Southern FL
P Michael Paul Jr. Tampa FL
P Jeremy Cook Sr. Nova Southeastern FL
RP Ryan Langford Sr. Florida Southern FL

Position Player of the Year: Bobby Sparling, Jr., Saint Leo

Pitcher of the Year: Jaylyn Whitehead, Gr., Rollins


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