Aug 27, 2015 | Dan Thompson | 269 views
Luke Tevlin Selected As All League In Nycbl
Terrier alumni Luke Tevlin spent the summer in the New York Collegiate Baseball League patrolling the infield (SS/3B) for the Syracuse Salt Cats. This past week Luke was a first team selection to the 2015 All League Team.
According to League insiders Tevlin was a contender for player of the year and defensive player of the year honors. Luke's ability to consistently make plays kept the Salt Cats in games all summer.
His fielding percentage was among the best in the league.
Luke also provided offense, closing out the year with a team leading .329 average. He had 171 plate appearances, scored 26 runs and had 48 hits. He stole 23 bases and collected 14 RBIs.
The NYCBL was founded in 1978. Major League Baseball funds a portion of the leagues annual budget. The league gives college players the opportunity to develop their skills at a higher level of play, gain experience with wood bats, and be evaluated by scouts. Teams play 40-46 games.
The Salt Cats won their first title as Eastern Division champions with a record of 29-17.
Congratulations Luke and best of luck in your second year at Binghamton University.