Wednesday, May 31, 2006

UT-Tyler Baseball Players All-Region

This from a UT-Tyler Press release:

The University of Texas at Tyler baseball players Clay Copeland and Mario Gallizzi were named to the 2006 American Baseball Coaches Association NCAA Division III All-West Region team, the organization has announced.

Copeland, a junior outfielder from White Oak, Texas, hit .422 on the season with 26 RBIs. He scored a team-leading 43 runs and led the Patriots with 62 hits on the year. Copeland also stole 15 bases.

Gallizzi, a senior designated hitter from Grapevine, Texas, led the patriots with a .440 batting average. He added 31 RBIs. Gallizzi slugged .667 overall and had a on-base percentage of .500.

The Patriots finished the year 28-11 and 13-8 in ASC play. UT Tyler finished in second place in the ASC East, one game out of first.

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