Jordan Tescher Named NAIA Baseball 1st Team All- American

Jordan Tescher Named NAIA Baseball 1st Team All- American

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) has announced the 2015 Baseball All-America Teams, selected by the NAIA-Baseball Coaches Association All-America Committee. National Player of the Year Ty Abbott of Georgia Gwinnett headlines the group of 34 individuals named to the first and second team. An additional 34 student-athletes received honorable mention recognition.

Senior outfielder Jordan Tescher of Dickinson State (N.D.) was selected to the first team. Tescher finished first in the nation in slugging percentage (.891) and third in batting average (.448).

Tescher also finished his senior year with 74 hits, 13 doubles, 6 triples, 16 homeruns, 52 RBI, and nine stolen bases for the Blue Hawks.

2015 NAIA Baseball All-America Teams
First Team         
Position First Last Year School Hometown
C Jesse Baker Sr. Edward Waters (Fla.) Sebring, Fla.
C Osvaldo Gonzalez Sr. Bellevue (Neb.) Miami, Fla.
1B Ty Abbott Sr. Georgia Gwinnett Milton, Ga.
2B Yariel Gonzalez Jr. Oklahoma Baptist San Sebastian, P.R.
SS Clayton Brandt Sr. MidAmerica Nazarene (Kan.) Stewardson, Ill.
3B Ridge Hoopi-Haslam Sr. Tennessee Wesleyan Hilo, Hawaii
INF Randy Santiesteban Sr. Peru State (Neb.) Hialeah, Fla.
DH Keivan Berges So. Northwood (Fla.) Wellington, Fla.
OF Jordan Tescher Sr. Dickinson State (N.D.) Beach, N.D.
OF Orlando Olivera+ Sr. Missouri Baptist Miami, Fla.
OF Chris Madera Sr. Faulkner (Ala.) Santo Domingo, D.R.
OF Alex Bautista Sr. Lindsey Wilson (Ky.) Brooklyn, N.Y.
SP Adam Panayotovich Sr. St. Francis (Ill.) Palos Park, Ill.
SP Corey Hale Sr. Mobile (Ala.) Luverne, Ala.
SP Adam Hines Jr. LSU Alexandria (La.) Bunkie, La.
SP Kelvin Rivas Sr. Oklahoma Baptist Guaynabo, P.R.
RP Tyler Mark Jr. Concordia (Calif.) Los Angeles, Calif.
           
Second Team         
Position First Last Year School Hometown
C Daniel Comstock Jr. Menlo (Calif.) Petaluma, Calif.
C Scott Morton Jr. Briar Cliff (Iowa) Ventura, Calif.
1B Seth Brown Jr. Lewis-Clark State (Idaho) Medford, Ore.
2B Jake Morgan Jr. Sterling (Kan.) Salt Lake City, Utah
SS Aaron Stubblefield Jr. Sterling (Kan.) Kansas City, Mo.
3B Landon Coon Jr. Oklahoma Baptist Dale, Okla.
INF Wesley Hoskins Sr. Menlo (Calif.) Johannesburg, South Africa
DH Daniel Bolanos Sr. Kansas Wesleyan Miami, Fla.
OF Joey Szczepanski Sr. Oklahoma Baptist Bloomington, Calif.
OF Romer Portes Sr. Indiana Tech Orlando, Fla.
OF Preston King Jr. Bryan (Tenn.) Kingston, Tenn.
OF Mitch Peschon% Sr. Northwestern (Iowa) Spirit Lake, Iowa
SP Andrew Bergmann Sr. Judson (Ill.) Hanover Park, Ill.
SP Kenny Kudsen Sr. Bryan (Tenn.) Suger Hill, Ga.
SP Steve Sarcone Sr. Bellevue (Neb.) Utica, N.Y.
SP Griffin Glaude Sr. Lyon (Ark.) Beebe, Ark.
RP Zac Grotz Sr. Embry-Riddle (Fla.) San Bruno, Calif.

+ - 2014 First Team All-American
% - 2014 Second Team All-American



Honorable Mention    
First Last School
Zach Close AIB (Iowa)
Sean Baumes Bacone (Okla.)
Stephen Meyer Bellevue (Neb.)
Curtis Taylor British Columbia
Andrew Redman Clarke (Iowa)
Brendan Bender Davenport (Mich.)
Jonathan Cheshire Davenport (Mich.)
Liam Bedford Doane (Neb.)
Liam Goodall Embry-Riddle (Fla.)
Robert Llera Faulkner (Ala.)
Victor Arche Faulkner (Ala.)
Houston Looser Freed-Hardeman (Tenn.)
Jacob Lanning Holy Cross (Ind.)
Evan Bickett IU Southeast (Ind.)
Logan Coughlin IU Southeast (Ind.)
Luke Rojas Judson (Ill.)
Max Whitt Lewis-Clark State (Idaho)
Cabe Reiten Lewis-Clark State (Idaho)
Christian Cavaness Lindenwood-Belleville (Ill.)
Jami Rachal LSU Alexandria (La.)
Braxton Hamil Mobile (Ala.)
Jinny Parra Oklahoma Baptist
Keach Ballard Oklahoma Baptist
Willi Martin Southeastern (Fla.)
Jordan Espino Sterling (Kan.)
Dustin Hurlbutt Tabor (Kan.)
Wardy Polanco Tennessee Wesleyan
Ashly Morris USC Beaufort (S.C.)
Jose Rojas Vanguard (Calif.)
AJ Arroyo Webber International (Fla.)
Alex Bush Westmont (Calif.)
Russell Hamening Westmont (Calif.)
Will Barring Westmont (Calif.)
Blake Matthias Westmont (Calif.)