Eagles’ Long, Faithful named to SAC All-Tournament Team
FOREST CITY, N.C. – Carson-Newman leftfielder Zach Long and pitcher Evan Faithful have been named to the 2012 Food Lion South Atlantic Conference Baseball All-Tournament Team.
The pair led the Eagles to a 2-2 record and a third-place finish, which included a pair of wins over nationally-ranked Catawba.
Long batted .444 for the weekend, going 8-for-18 with two doubles and three runs scored. He went 5-for-10 against the Indians, scoring all three of his runs.
Faithful started the Eagles' opener against Catawba. He allowed three earned runs in 6.0 innings pitched, striking out one and walking only one.
The Tusculum Pioneers won the tournament in four straight games.
2012 Food Lion SAC Baseball Championship All-Tournament Team
C- Josh Clark, Wingate- 11 hits, .478 average
1B- Brian Yeung, Wingate- .350 average, three homers, eight RBI
1B- Albert Baur, Newberry- .375 average
2B- Matt Henriksen, Tusculum- .563 average, home run, nine RBI
3B- Cade Stallings, Tusculum - .421 average, home run, five RBI
INF- Cameron Beard, Catawba- .333 average, four RBI
3B/OF- Zach Long, Carson-Newman- .444 average
CF- Casey Allison, Wingate- .364 average, two homers, five RBI
LF- Thomas Spitz, Wingate- Two homers, two doubles, two triple, .409 average
LF- Alexi Colon, Tusculum- .313 average, three homers, five RBI
OF- Champ Stuart, Brevard- .286 average
P- Nate King, Catawba- 4.1 innings, 1-0 record, four strikeouts
P- Evan Faithful, Carson-Newman- 6 innings, 4.50 ERA
P- Adam Sigmon, Tusculum – 9 innings, 1-0 record, seven strikeouts
P- John-Austin Shepard, Tusculum – 4 innings, 1-0 record, seven strikeouts