Athletic News

June 01, 2011
For immediate release:

Huntingdon College
News Release

Hawks Place Three on ABCA All-South Region Team

MONTGOMERY, Ala. ---- Huntingdon College's senior Ryan Harrison was named to the American Baseball Coaches Association's All-South Region Second Team, while senior Drew Harrell and junior John Rice earned Third-Team honors, when the organization announced its All-Region team's last week.

Complete ABCA All-South Region List    

In his final season with the Hawks, Harrison finished with a 4-1 overall record, while ranking third in the Great South Athletic Conference with five saves. The Fairhope, Ala., native posted a 1.16 earned run average in 31 innings pitched while striking out 33 batters during his senior season. Harrison also started 18 games for the Hawks at first base registering a .267 batting average with 20 hits and second on the team with three home-runs. Harrison recorded 141 put-outs with a .975 fielding percentage during his final season at Huntingdon.     

Harrell, a native of Hayneville, Ala., paced the Hawks during his senior season with 54 hits and a .344 batting average. Starting in all 40 games, the designated-hitter scored 33 runs while finishing second on the team with 35 runs batted in. Harrell stole 22 bases in 25 attempts placing second on the team.     

Rice finished his junior season with a 6-3 record after 12 starts for the Hawks. The Decatur, Ga., native registered a 2.34 earned run average after pitching 80.2 innings while only allowing 21 earned runs. Rice paced the Hawks with 55 strike-outs and finished with one complete game shut-out during his junior season. The junior hurler led the GSAC without giving up a single home-run in 318 at bats during the season.    

The Hawks finished second at the GSAC tournament this year ending the season with a 23-17 record.  


Hodge Patterson
Sports Information Director
Phone: (334) 833-4579

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