Seiler and Tescher Selected to Pre-Season All- Conference Team

Seiler and Tescher Selected to Pre-Season All- Conference Team

MADISON, S.D. – The North Star Athletic Association (NSAA) has announced its baseball pre-season all-conference team Friday.  Seventeen (17) players – which 10 players are seniors – were named to the preseason all-conference list.  The NSAA also listed newcomers to the league for each team.

The North Star Athletic Association Baseball conference opening weekend kicks off this weekend (Saturday and Sunday) with a four-game series.  Preseason league's favorite Jamestown (N.D.) travels to Mayville State (N.D.) in Mayville, N.D., while Dakota State (S.D.) hosts Valley City State (N.D.) in Madison, S.D.  Presentation (S.D.) will play at Dickinson State (N.D.) in Dickinson, N.D.

The four-game series will feature a doubleheader on the first day with seven- and nine-inning games and another doubleheader on the second day with both playing in seven-inning games.  All six NSAA members are slated to play a total of 20 conference games (10 doubleheader).

Below is the complete list of the 2015 North Star Athletic Association Baseball Preseason All-Conference Team and top newcomers for each team:

2015 North Star Athletic Association Baseball Preseason All-Conference Team

Position

Name

School

Year

Hometown

1B

Eric Seiler

Dickinson State (N.D.)

Junior

Dickinson, N.D.

2B

Spencer Mallonee

Mayville State (N.D.)

Senior

Spokane, Wash.

3B

Erik Peterson

Jamestown (N.D.)

Senior

Bismarck, N.D.

SS

Rudy Strnad $

Jamestown (N.D.)

Senior

Parker, Colo.

C

Zach Mihic $

Mayville State (N.D.)

Senior

Langley, B.C. Canada

C

Marcus Blackmon, Jr.

Jamestown (N.D.)

Senior

Sandy, Ore.

INF

Ryan Baldonado $

Presentation (S.D.)

Sophomore

Holbrook, Ariz.

DH

Landon Uetz @ #

Jamestown (N.D.)

Sophomore

West Fargo, N.D.

OF

John Pistulka $

Mayville State (N.D.)

Senior

Wabasso, Minn.

OF

Ian Barker

Dakota State (S.D.)

Junior

Independence, Mo.

OF

Jordan Tescher

Dickinson State (N.D.)

Senior

Beach, N.D.

OF

Aaron Miller $

Mayville State (N.D.)

Junior

Anchorage, Alaska

SP

Aaron Dick $

Mayville State (N.D.)

Senior

Langley, B.C. Canada

SP

Tanner Dahl $

Jamestown (N.D.)

Junior

West Fargo, N.D.

SP

Chip Rosales

Valley City State (N.D.)

Senior

La Puente, Calif.

SP

Zac Smith $

Dakota State (S.D.)

Senior

Sommerset, S.D.

RP

Ryan Sheeley #

Jamestown (N.D.)

Junior

Wahpeton, N.D.

$ 2014 NSAA Baseball All-Conference First Team
@ 2014 NSAA Baseball Freshman of the Year
# 2014 NSAA Baseball All-Conference Honorable Mention

2015 North Star Athletic Association Baseball Conference Newcomers

Dakota State (S.D.)
Jake Harris – Junior – Designated Hitter/Catcher – Helena, Mont.

Dickinson State (N.D.)
Jake Hignite – Junior – Infielder – CleElum, Wash.
Landon Briscoe – Senior – Infielder – Vancouver, British Columbia Canada

Jamestown (N.D.)
Lance Ibesate – Junior – Infielder – Juneau, Alaska
Logan Lund – Junior – Pitcher – Tolna, N.D.

Mayville State (N.D.)
Nate Williams – Senior – First Base/Third Base – Corvallis, Ore.
Brandon Kupfer – Freshman – Pitcher – New York Mills, Minn.
Mason Swegarden – Freshman – Shortstop – Lake Park, Minn.

Presentation (S.D.)
Emilo Griego – Freshman – Pitcher – Yuma, Ariz.

Valley City State (N.D.)
Breion Barron – Freshman – Outfielder/Pitcher – Hemet, Calif.

Nick Huntimer, North Star Athletic Association Sports Information Director