SEWARD, Neb. – Center fielder Camaren Gause and third baseman Andrew Yerrell headlined Concordia University baseball all-conference honors, announced on Monday by the GPAC. Both Gause and Yerrell were named second team all-league. In addition, four Bulldogs received honorable mention recognition.
Honorable mention went to outfielders Taylor Dudley and Daniel Wilkerson and pitchers Will Holbrook and Jordan Stirtz.
Yerrell, who led the Bulldogs with a .363 batting average, was also placed on the second team in 2012 and was honorable mention in 2013. The native of Santa Fe, Texas, topped Concordia in average, slugging percentage (.521), on-base percentage (.470), hits (53), triples (5), total bases (76) and walks (28). He ranked second on the team with 34 RBIs.
Gause, an honorable mention selection in 2013, paced the Bulldogs with six home runs while playing a stellar center field. The Tucson, Ariz., native batted .281 with a .375 on-base percentage, .481 slugging percentage, 28 RBIs and 10 stolen bases.
Wilkerson (Santa Fe, Texas) cracked five home runs and topped Concordia with 41 RBIs while equaling Yerrell’s team high 76 total bases. Dudley emerged as the starting left fielder and hit .344 with 26 RBIs.
Holbrook and Stirtz were the Bulldogs’ most effective starting pitchers. Holbrook (Tucson, Ariz.) went 3-7 with a 4.28 ERA and team best 53 strikeouts in 67.1 innings. Stirtz (Gretna, Neb.) posted a record of 3-6 with a 4.94 ERA in 58.1 innings.