Nick Orvin Named All-SoCon Second Team by Media
Spartanburg, S.C. – A day after he earned all-conference first team by the league coaches, The Citadel's Nick Orvin picked up another award on Tuesday as he was named to the all-conference second team by the Southern Conference Sports Media Association.
Orvin (Moncks Corner, S.C.) earns second team all-conference by the media for the second consecutive season. The junior outfielder entered the career top-10 at The Citadel in runs scored this season and sits just three base knocks away from entering the career top-10 in hits. This season, Orvin batted .320 with 74 hits, 47 runs, 14 doubles, nine home runs, 32 RBI, 23 walks and 19 stolen bases. He led the squad in hits, runs, homers, total bases, slugging percentage, walks and stolen bases in 2011. The centerfielder reached base in the final 23 game of the season.
Georgia Southern slugger Victor Roache has been voted as the Player of the Year while Elon reliever John Brebbia earned Pitcher of the Year accolades to highlight the awards.
Also earning superlative awards are College of Charleston outfielder Daniel Aldrich the league's Freshman of the Year, and UNCG head coach Mike Gaski who was voted by the media as the Coach of the Year.
2011 SoCon Sports Media Association Baseball All-Conference
Player of the Year – Victor Roache, So., OF, Georgia Southern
Pitcher of the Year – John Brebbia, Jr., RHP, Elon
Freshman of the Year – Daniel Aldrich, OF, College of Charleston
Coach of the Year – Mike Gaski, UNCG
SP Josh Renfro, College of Charleston
SP Andy Moye, Georgia Southern
RP John Brebbia, Elon
C Rob Kral, College of Charleston
1B Saxon Butler, Samford
2B Ross Heffley, Western Carolina
SS Eric Phillips, Georgia Southern
3B Matt Leeds, College of Charleston
OF Daniel Aldrich, College of Charleston
OF Victor Roach, Georgia Southern
OF Phillip Ervin, Samford
DH Stephen Notaro, Western Carolina
SP Ryan Arrowood, Appalachian State
SP Christian Powell, College of Charleston
RP Matt Murray, Georgia Southern
C Trevor Edwards, UNCG
1B Aaron Thompkins, Furman
2B Sebastian Gomez, Elon
SS Neal Pritchard, Elon
3B Austin Schultz, Western Carolina
OF Jack Myers, Appalachian State
OF Nick Orvin, The Citadel
OF Shawn Payne, Georgia Southern
DH Mac Doyle, Wofford
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