PEMBROKE, N.C. - Six Conference Carolinas baseball players were named to the 2019 All-America team by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA), the association announced Wednesday (May 29) afternoon.
North Greenville University placed a league-high four players on the team, while University of Mount Olive and Chowan University each earned one honoree. North Greenville's Tucker Burgess and Utah Jones both were tabbed first team selections, while teammates John Michael Faile and Adam Sasser collected second team accolades.
Rounding out the Conference's honorees were honorable mention picks Marquise Lanier of Chowan and Joe Mason of Mount Olive.
See the full NCBWA Release here
2019 NCBWA Division II All-America Team
SS - Utah Jones, North Greenville
SP - Tucker Burgess, North Greenville
C - John Michael Faile, North Greenville
1B - Adam Sasser, North Greenville
OF - Marquise Lanier, Chowan
UT - Joe Mason, Mount Olive
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.