FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
EC SPORTS INFORMATION
Monday, July 2, 2018

STALNAKER, GARRISON, ALEXANDER, BATES, GREEN AND MORPHEW SELECTED TO ALL-ARKANSAS COLLEGIATE BASEBALL TEAM

Natural State Baseball is pleased to announce its 2018 All-Arkansas Collegiate Team, which is made up from the state’s colleges/universities that have baseball programs ranging from NCAA D1, D2, D3, NAIA and JUCO players.

All-Arkansas Team:

Catcher – JT Stalnaker, Ecclesia (.426, 15 doubles, 11 HR / selected for the third straight year)
First – Kylan Barnett, Lyon (.370, 17 doubles, 9 HR)
Second – Andres Rios, Arkansas-Monticello (.354, 14 doubles, 9 HR)
Third – Jacob Richardson, Southern Arkansas (.374, 23 doubles, 13 HR, 71 RBI)
Shortstop – Garrett Dodd, Arkansas-Monticello (.326, 17 doubles, 9 HR)
Left Field – Heston Kjerstad, Arkansas (.332, 16 doubles, 14 HR)
Center Field – Matt Garrison, Ecclesia (.398, 10 doubles, 40 SB)
Right Field – Jared Johnson, North Arkansas (.447, 11 doubles, 18 HR)
Designated Hitter – Kyle MacDonald, Arkansas St. (.346, 12 doubles, 15 HR)

Starting Pitcher – Blaine Knight, Arkansas (14-0, 2.80, 102 K)
Starting Pitcher – Tyson Campbell, Lyon (13-2, 2.78, 116 K)
Starting Pitcher – Mason Alexander, Ecclesia (9-2, 1.62, 68 K)
Relief Pitcher – Taylor Langston, Henderson St. (2-2, 1.63, 9 saves)
Relief Pitcher – Matt Cronin, Arkansas (2-2, 3.54, 59 K, 14 saves)
Pitcher – Ben Madison, Central Baptist (6-6, 2.70, 172 K, 9 complete games)
Pitcher – Justin Garcia, Little Rock (4-5, 3.37, 80 K, 10 saves)

Player of the Year – Jacob Richardson, Southern Arkansas
Pitcher of the Year – Blaine Knight, University of Arkansas
Freshman of the Year – Heston Kjerstad, University of Arkansas
The Natural – Blaine Knight, University of Arkansas
Coach of the Year – Dave Van Horn, University of Arkansas
Team of the Year – Arkansas Razorbacks

Honorable Mention:
Korbin Polly (UAFS)
Dion Wiliams (UAFS)
Sean Wagner (UAM)
Brian Ray (UAM)
Hayes Cox (ATU)
Riley Hickerson (ATU)
Jose Delmar (CBC)
Brett Luna (CBC)
Austin Kuchinski (CBC)
Bryant Haralson (HSU)
Hunter Vasquez (SAU)
Jacob Stroder (SAU)
Eric White (SAU)
Dakota Wright (SAU)
Patrick Clifford (UO)
Madison Bates (Ecclesia), 10-2 with a 1.79 ERA)
Jeremy Green (Ecclesia), .354 with 4 doubles, 3 triples, 3 HR and 50 RBI
Stevie Morphew (Ecclesia), .428 with 15 doubles, 6 triples, 3 HR and 48 RBI
Jeremy Brown (ASU)
Kacey Murphy (UA)
Barrett Loeske (UA)
Casey Martin (UA)
Carson Shaddy (UA)
Eric Cole (UA)
Dominic Fletcher (UA)