Six Wildcat Baseball Players Named to All-Conference Team
Six Pennsylvania College of Technology baseball players were named to the Penn State University Athletic Conference 2011 all-conference team, including three on first squad. The teams are voted upon by the conference coaches, based on play and statistics throughout the season.
Juniors Garrett Hornung (Emporium), Skylar Gingrich (Lititz) and Harrison Myers (Lebanon) were voted to the first team. Second baseman Hornung hit .398 with 24 runs batted in and a team-leading 14 doubles. Gingrich, the team’s designated hitter, hit .288 and had 29 RBI and three home runs. Myers, the Wildcats’ ace, notched six wins with a 3.12 earned run average. He alsohad 40 strikeouts.
Junior Brett Braker (Northampton) and sophomores Matt King (Southampton) and Ryan Weachock (Pottsville) made second team. Center fielder Braker hit .310 with 17 RBI and 41 putouts. King started 30 games behind the plate. Hehit .299 with 13 RBI. Weachock led the Wildcats with 31 RBI and hit .328 as the team’s starting left fielder.