Four Conference Carolinas Baseball Players Earn ABCA/Rawlings All-America Recognition

GREENSBORO, N.C. - Four Conference Carolinas baseball players earned All-America recognition from the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA), the association announced Friday (May 31) evening.

North Greenville University earned all four of the Conference's honorees on the team. Utah Jones headlined the group with a first team selection, while Tucker Burgess was named second team. Rounding out the selections were Michael Giacone and John Michael Faile with third team recognition.

Full ABCA/Rawlings All-America Release

2019 ABCA/Rawlings Division II All-America Team

First Team
SS - Utah Jones, North Greenville

Second Team
P - Tucker Burgess, North Greenville

Third Team
C - John Michael Faile, North Greenville

P - Michael Giacone, North Greenville


Conference Carolinas is a NCAA Division II athletics conference made up of 11 teams from Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee. These institutions consist of: Barton College, Belmont Abbey College, Converse College, Emmanuel College, Erskine College, King University, Lees-McRae College, Limestone College, University of Mount Olive, North Greenville University, and Southern Wesleyan University.