Maragos and Stutts Earn VaSID All-State Honors
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — The Virginia Sports Information Directors (VaSID) announced its 2013 College Division Baseball All-State Team on Monday, and Washington and Lee had two players receive accolades. Senior first baseman Alex Maragos (Chicago, Ill./Loyola Academy) was named to the first team, while senior shortstop Jonathan Stutts (Charlotte, N.C./Charlotte Country Day) made the second team.
Maragos was recently named Second Team All-South Region by the ABCA and D3baseball.com, while earning First Team All-ODAC honors. He ended the year batting .358. He totaled seven homers (fourth in the ODAC), 10 doubles, two triples, 36 RBI (fourth in the ODAC), 29 runs, a .409 on-base percentage and a .613 slugging percentage (fourth in the ODAC). He had a .994 fielding percentage, after making only two errors this year.
Along with garnering First Team All-South Region laurels from the ABCA and D3baseball.com, Stutts was selected First Team All-ODAC for the second straight season. He finished with a .403 average (third in the ODAC) in 34 games, led the league in on-base percentage at .485 and tied for second in the conference in home runs with eight. He also had 39 runs (fifth in the ODAC), eight doubles, three triples (fifth in the ODAC), 20 walks, four stolen bases and a .676 slugging percentage (second in the ODAC).
Against Randolph-Macon in the ODAC Tournament, Stutts became the all-time hits leader at W&L. With a single into left field in the bottom of the fifth, he broke Michael Hanson's mark of 187. It was Stutts' second single of the game and the 188th hit of his career. He finished his four years with 189.
Justin Weaver of Christopher Newport earned Player of the Year honors, Austin Chrismon of CNU was named Pitcher of the Year, Mitchell Keeler of Randolph-Macon was selected as Rookie of the Year and Ray Hedrick of R-MC garnered Coach of the Year accolades.
The Generals ended the season 19-17, after being knocked out of the league tournament, 6-5, by Hampden-Sydney in 11 innings on April 27.
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