WILL DELAWTER - UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND BALTIMORE COUNTY
R.J. MORSE - UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND BALTIMORE COUNTY
DANNY DURANKO - JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY
JAKE YOCUM - LONGWOOD UNIVERSITY/SHENANDOAH
KYLE SANDERS – CHESAPEAKE COMMUNITY COLLEGE
ADAM DELAUTER - ALLEGHENY COMMUNITY COLLEGE/SHENANDOAH
CALVIN LEWIS - FROSTBURG STATE UNIVERSITY/HJC
DANNY MILLER – CHESAPEAKE COMMUNITY COLLEGE
MIKE TOPPER - WINGATE UNIVERSITY
DELAWTER TAKES HOME CONFERENCE HONORS FOR A SECOND YEAR AND R.J. MORSE ACADEMIC ACCOLADES IN AMERICA EAST CONFERENCE
FARMINGDALE, N.Y. -Seniors Joe Fowler (Wilmington, Del./St. Mark’s) and Will Delawter (Frederick, Md./Catoctin/Chesapeake JC) led the Retriever award winners with First-Team All-Conference nods for outfield and designated hitter, respectively, while juniors Wink Nolan (Ellicott City, Md./Calvert Hall/Maryland) and Scott Peddicord (Columbia, Md./Long Reach) earned Second-Team honors for the outfield position. Delawter was also named to the All-Academic squad along with senior Steve Russo (Lancaster, Pa./Conestoga Valley) and juniors Ryan Morse (Frederick, Md./Catoctin/Chesapeake JC) and Tom Meaney (Holbrook, N.Y./Sachem).
Delawter picks up his second yearly award since transferring to UMBC for the 2006-07 season after an outstanding two years with Chesapeake Junior College. The senior has been named to the First-Team during both his years with the Retrievers and led all America East pitchers with five wins this season against conference opponents, while ranking second overall with 48 RBI, tying for second with a .634 slugging percentage and third with a .377 batting average. Delawter's current career average of .371 currently ties for ninth all-time on the Retriever career charts, while his 18 doubles and 32 walks this season ties the 10th best single season marks.
DELAWTER NAMED ALL-CONFERENCE 2007, ALL ACADEMIC FOR 2007
FARMINGDALE, N.Y.—Junior Will Delawter was named designated hitter on the America East All-Conference First-Team and part of the All-Academic squad, the conference announced last week.
Delawter led the Retrievers in batting average (.365), hits (62), RBI (38), slugging percentage (.553), and on-base percentage (.418).Delawter also ranked second on the team with 14 doubles, 94 total bases, and six home runs, as well as third with 26 runs scored.
In the America East Conference, Delawter ended the season ranked third in batting average, fifth in slugging percentage, sixth in on-base percentage, seventh in hits and RBI, as well as tied for eighth in doubles, tied for fifth in home runs, and tied for seventh in total bases.
Delawter transferred to UMBC in the 2006-2007 school year after spending two years at Cheasapeake JC where he was named an NJCAA All-American in 2005 and inducted into the Chesapeake College Hall of Fame in 2006 after helping to lead the Skipjacks to a fifth-place finish in the 2005 NJCAA College World Series.
Binghamton’s Brendon Hitchcock and Tim Sinicki were named Player of the Year and Coach of the Year, respectively, while Stony Brook’s Gary Novakowski and Maine’s Myckie Lugbauer were named Pitcher of the Year and Rookie of the Year for the 2007 season.Voting for the annual award winners and All-Conference teams was conducted by the league’s head coaches.
SHERALD COACHING AT WVU
Former CHS standout Pat Sherald is an assistant coach with the West Virginia University baseball program. Pat was coaching at Lamar University in Texas where he played and made the NCAA tournament several times including wins over the former national champions Univ. of Texas and Rice.
YOCUM SIGNS SCHOLARSHIP
Congratulations to senior pitcher Jake Yocum who has signed a baseball scholarship to play at Division I Longwood University. Longwood is in the tough Big South Confrence. Jake is the younger brother of Justus Yocum who is played at Mount Saint Mary’s.