2018 Division III Baseball All-Region Teams
Wooster junior shortstop Michael Wielansky (St. Louis, MO/Ladue Horton Watkins) was named the Position Player of the Year in the Mideast Region by both the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) and D3baseball.com, while four additional NCAC players were also first-team selections on both teams to highlight the list of league baseball players that garnered All-Region honors for the 2018 season.
Wielansky was joined on the top team on both the ABCA and D3baseball.com All-Mideast Region Teams by two Wooster teammates, including junior utility player Chandler Dippman (Waterville, OH/St. John's Jesuit) and sophomore DH Dan Harwood (Brecksville, OH/Brecksville-Broadview Hts.), along with the Denison senior duo of outfielder Tanner Johnson (Jefferson, WI/Jefferson) and right-handed pitcher Perley Provost (South Bend, IN/Culver Academy).
Wooster junior first baseman Garrett Crum (Alliance, OH/Canton South) joined the five other NCAC players on the ABCA All-Mideast Region first team, while also earning second-team laurels by D3baseball.com. In addition to Crum, both Denison junior right-handed pitcher Mikey Rivera (Chicago, IL/Loyola Academy) and Ohio Wesleyan senior outfielder Michael Blatchford (Shaker Heights, OH/Shaker Heights) were selected to the second team by both the ABCA and D3baseball.com.
Three more NCAC players were named to the ABCA All-Mideast Region third team, including Kenyon senior outfielder Mikey Arman (Fairfield, CT/Ludlowe), Wabash senior right-handed pitcher Bryan Roberts (Fishers, IN/Hamilton Southeastern) and Wooster senior right-handed pitcher Nanak Saran (Hudson, OH/Hudson). Arman was also a third-team selection by D3baseball.com.
In addition to Arman, Denison senior catcher Sam Frazen (Kansas City, MO/Pembroke Hill) and Wooster senior outfielder Jake Fling (Norton, OH/Norton) were both named to the D3baseball.com All-Mideast Region third team, while the duo of Wabash senior catcher Bryce Aldridge (Bloomington, IN/North) and Ohio Wesleyan sophomore first baseman Canyon McWilliams (Shaker Heights, OH/Shaker Heights) were third-team selections on the ABCA All-Mideast Region squad.
ABCA/Rawlings All-Region first-team selections are nominated for ABCA/Rawlings All-America honors. ABCA/Rawlings All-Americans will be announced on the evening of Thursday, May 24.
|2018 NCAC Baseball All-Region Honorees|
|Michael Wielansky||Tanner Johnson||Dan Harwood||Chandler Dippman||Perley Provost||Garrett Crum|
|Michael Blatchford||Mikey Rivera||Mikey Arman||Bryan Roberts||Nanak Saran|
|Sam Frazen||Jake Fling||Bryce Aldridge||Canyon McWilliams|