Salisbury has four named to All-South Region team

Salisbury has four named to All-South Region team

MINNEAPOLIS – The No. 10 Salisbury University baseball team had four players named to the All-South Region teams, the organization announced on Monday.

Senior Jake Dmiterchik and junior Pete Grasso earned first-team nods, while junior Tom LaBriola and senior Kyle Goodwin were selected to the second team.

Dmiterchik was honored as the first baseman on the first team, following a season in which he led the Sea Gulls with nine home runs and a .682 slugging percentage. He ranked second with 48 RBI, while also scoring 45 runs, batting .386, and notching a .455 on-base percentage, which all were good for third on the team. Dmiterchik was also named to the All-Capital Athletic Conference first team this season.

Grasso was tabbed to the utility spot for the first team, after having a successful season at the plate and on the mound. He led the team with 108 total bases, tallying 65 hits, 14 doubles, four triples, and seven home runs; the doubles and triples both led the team, as well. Grasso hit .409 on the year, good for second on the team, along with his .679 slugging percentage and .486 on-base percentage.

As the team's leading pitcher, Grasso notched seven wins and three saves on the year to pace the Gulls. He finished second with a 4.14 earned-run average, while leading the team with 55 strikeouts. Grasso was also honored to the All-CAC first team on the year.

LaBriola earned the All-Region second-team honors, after being named the CAC's Player of the Year and to the All-CAC first team. He finished the season as the team's leader in batting (.413), hits (66), and RBI (55). LaBriola also finished second with 47 runs scored and 12 doubles on the year, while smashing four home runs.

Goodwin also was named to the All-Region second team, after a first-team All-CAC selection this season. He finished the year with a .374 average, while leading the team with 53 runs, a .490 on-base percentage, and 17 hits by pitch. Goodwin tied for second with seven home runs on the year, while driving in 33 runs and smacking 11 doubles.

With the four selections this season, the Sea Gulls now have 21 All-Region selections in program history.

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