2019 ABCA/Rawlings Pacific Assoc. Division All-America Teams announced
The American Baseball Coaches Association has announced the 2019 ABCA/Rawlings Pacific Association Division All-America teams. The Pacific Association Division is comprised of junior colleges from the California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) and the Northwest Athletic Conference (NWAC).
ABCA/Rawlings All-Region first-team selections, which were announced on Monday, were nominated for All-America honors. In all divisions, the ABCA/Rawlings Gold Glove Teams will be announced on Wednesday, June 19. The ABCA/Rawlings National Pitchers of the Year will be announced Monday, June 24 followed by ABCA/Rawlings National Players of the Year on Wednesday, June 26.
The selection process is led by the ABCA Pacific Association Division All-America Committee, which is chaired by Paul Moore of the California Community College Baseball Coaches Association.
The ABCA All-America team was first recognized in 1949 and now includes nine divisions: NCAA Divisions I, II and III, NAIA, NJCAA Divisions I, II and III, Pacific Association Division, and high school. ABCA/Rawlings Gold Glove teams were first recognized in 2007.
The ABCA, founded in 1945, is the primary professional organization for baseball coaches at the amateur level. Its over 11,000 members represent all 50 states and 25 countries. Since its initial meeting of 27 college baseball coaches in June 1945, Association membership has broadened to include eight divisions: NCAA Division I, II and III, NAIA, NJCAA, Pacific Association Division, High School and Youth. The 76th annual ABCA Convention will be held Jan. 2-5, 2020 in Nashville, Tennessee.
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|2019 Pacific Association Division-ABCA/Rawlings All-America Teams|
|Pacific Association All-America First Team|
|IF||Zack Mathis||So.||San Joaquin Delta||CA|
|IF||Murphy Stehly||So.||Orange Coast||CA|
|OF||Davis Delorefice||So.||Orange Coast||CA|
|DH||Nick Henry||So.||College of the Canyons||CA|
|UT||Dawson Day||So.||Mt. Hood||OR|
|P||Robert Gasser||So.||San Joaquin Delta||CA|
|P||Ian Churchill||So.||Santa Barbara City||CA|
|RP||Devin Kirby||So.||Santa Rosa||CA|
|Pacific Association All-America Second Team|
|IF||Trace Hokkanen||So.||Mt. Hood||OR|
|OF||Chet Allison||So.||Fresno City||CA|
|OF||Vinny Bologna||So.||San Joaquin Delta||CA|
|DH||Tyson Banks||So.||Cerro Coso||CA|
|UT||Johnathan Lavallee||So.||LA Pierce||CA|
|P||Garrett Irvin||So.||Riverside City||CA|
|P||Alec Gomez||So.||Yakima Valley||WA|
|P||Noah Rennard||Fr.||Santa Rosa||CA|
|RP||Josh Ibarra||So.||Golden West||CA|
|Pacific Association All-America Third Team|
|C||Matt James||So.||Yakima Valley||WA|
|1B||Luke White||Fr.||Yakima Valley||WA|
|IF||Marco Martinez||Fr.||Pasadena City||CA|
|IF||Connor Kiffer||So.||Columbia Basin||WA|
|OF||Gabe Arrellano||Fr.||Pasadena City||CA|
|DH||Lane Hailey||Fr.||Walla Walla||WA|
|P||Garrett Rennie||So.||Long Beach City||CA|