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Eight Bobcats Receive Baseball All-Conference Recognition
05/04/2003

FROSTBURG, MD - Following the Bobcats runner-up performance in the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference tournament, eight players were award position on one of the three All-Conference teams.

Junior Sean Davis (Sherwood/Olney, MD) and sophomore's Taylor Dixon (Robinson/Fairfax, VA) and Scott Feller (American Heritage/Coral Springs, FL) were named to the All-Conference First Team. Davis, a second team selection in 2002, led the team with a .444 batting average, 63 hits (which is also a new single season FSU record), 43 RBI, five triples, and 23 stolen bases. He also has 36 runs scored, 15 doubles and three homeruns, including one inside-the-park homerun. As a second baseman he committed only six errors in 162 chances.

Feller, an honorable mention in 2001, led the team with seven homeruns, 16 doubles and a .735 slugging percentage. He is also batting .402 with 41 RBI and 39 runs scored.

Dixon has six homeruns, is batting .349 with 33 RBI and 29 runs scored. He ranks second on the team with 52 hits and has been a solid performer at third base making spectacular play after play.

Seniors Jake Mannon (Lenape/Southampton, NJ), Dave Sanchez (Urbana/Buckeystown, MD) and Mark Teson (Shaker/Latham, NY) were named to the All-Conference Second Team. Teson was the catalyst all season as he currently leads the team with an incredible .545 on-base percentage as he is batting .361 and has walked a team high 39 times on the season. The 39 walks is a new FSU single season record and adds to his FSU career record 98 walks. He also leads the team in runs scored with 48. He also has 22 stolen bases, 12 doubles, three triples and a homerun.

Sanchez, who has been an honorable mention selection in 2000 and 2002 plus a first team selection in 2001, was an important part of the Bobcats success on and off the field. As an inspiring voice off the field, Sanchez performed daily on the field. He is batting .330 with 25 runs scored most often coming from the bottom spot of the batting order. He also set two new career records for the Bobcats in games played with 141 and career at-bats with 417.

Mannon, who was a first team selection in 2002 and named pre-season player of the year in 2003, played well as he split time with back-up catcher Chris Baugher. He batted .321 with 16 RBI and 22 runs scored. He also threw out 10 of 28 attempted base stealers.

Rounding out the All-Conference selections, senior Bobby Farmer (Wheaton/Rockville, MD) and sophomore Billye Hollister (Thomas Stone/Waldorf, MD) received selection to the Honorable Mention team. Hollister who for most of the season lead the conference in ERA finished 2.49 ERA, a 5-1 record, and a team high 52 strikeouts in 50 and one-third innings.

Farmer led the team in fielding percentage, with three assists from the outfield. He batted .357 with 21 RBI, 33 runs scored, nine doubles, eight stolen bases, and 46 hits.

The Bobcats as a team led the conference in batting average, runs scored, ERA and defensive fielding percentage. They also stolen an amazing 89 bases on the season and out performed their opponents in almost every category.

For further information on this release, contact:

Office of Sports Information
Frostburg State University
101 Braddock Road
Frostburg, MD  21532-2303

Telephone: 301-687-4371
Fax: 301-687-4780
E-mail: sportsinfo@frostburg.edu