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INDIANAPOLIS – Six Horizon League baseball players have been named to the American Baseball Coaches Association Mideast All-Region Team. Horizon League Player of the Year Rob Calabrese of UIC, along with teammates Jake Dahlberg and Alex Padilla were named to the first team. 2016 Horizon League Player of the Year Daulton Varsho of Milwaukee, Wright State's Ryan Weiss and Oakland’s Zach Sterry earned second team recognition.

ABCA/Rawlings All-Region first-team selections are nominated for ABCA/Rawlings All-America honors. The ABCA/Rawlings All-Americans will be announced on Saturday, June 17. The ABCA/Rawlings Gold Glove Team finalists will be announced on Twitter on Monday, June 19, and the Gold Glove winners will be announced on Wednesday, June 21.

The ABCA, founded in 1945, is the primary professional organization for baseball coaches at the amateur level. Its over 8,000 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 74th annual ABCA Convention will be held Jan. 4-7, 2018 in Indianapolis, Indiana.

The full ABCA All-Region Teams can be found here.

NCAA Div. I Mideast All-Region First Team
Pos. Player Cl. School State
C Rob Calabrese Jr. Illinois-Chicago IL
1B Jake Adams Jr. Iowa IA
2B Sean Kennedy Sr. Ball State IN
3B Rylan Bannon Jr. Xavier OH
SS Mason McCoy Sr. Iowa IA
OF Sam Finfer Sr. Marshall WV
OF Tanner Allison Jr. Western Michigan MI
OF Daniel Jipping Jr. Central Michigan MI
DH Matt Lloyd So. Indiana IN
P Joey Murray So. Kent State OH
P Jake Dahlberg Sr. Illinois-Chicago IL
P Oliver Jaskie Jr. Michigan MI
RP Alex Padilla So. Illinois-Chicago IL

NCAA Div. I Mideast All-Region Second Team
Pos. Player Cl. School State
C Daulton Varsho Jr. Milwaukee WI
1B Zach Sterry Sr. Oakland MI

2B Ako Thomas So. Michigan MI
3B Dougie Parks Jr. Eastern Illinois IL
SS Michael Brdar Sr. Michigan MI
OF Jack Yalowitz So. Illinois IL
OF Joe Hoscheit Sr. Northwestern IL
OF Spencer Ibarra Sr. Ohio OH
DH Vinny Mallaro Sr. Buffalo NY
P Zac Lowther Jr. Xavier OH
P Ryan Weiss Fr. Wright State OH
P Alex Troop So. Michigan State MI
RP Jackson Lamb Jr. Michigan MI

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