NIACC's Leum, Oh earn first-team all-region honors

NIACC's Michael Oh was a first-team all-region selection.
NIACC's Michael Oh was a first-team all-region selection.

MASON CITY - The NIACC baseball team landed two players on the all-NJCAA Region XI first team.

Earning first-team all-region honors for the Trojans were sophomore pitcher Michael Oh and sophomore first baseman Fox Leum.

It is the ninth straight season that the Trojans have had at least one first-team all-region selection.

Also for the Trojans, sophomore outfielde Ben Fitzgerald and freshman outfielder Will Sturek were honorable mention all-region selections.

In league play, Oh was 4-0 with a 2.28 earned run average with 43 strikeouts in 40 innings.

Leum led the ICCAC in home runs with 10 and drove in 27 runs in league games. Leum leads NJCAA Division II with 24 home runs.

Fitzgerald hit .319 in league games with eight doubles, five home runs and 19 RBIs. Sturek hit .258 in league games with nine home runs and 21 RBIs.

First-Team All-Region 

#

Name

School

Year

Pos.

23

Tyrese Mitchell

Ellsworth

SO

C

33

Cam Taylor

Northeast

FR

P

35

Michael Oh

NIACC

SO

P

33

Kyle Amendt

Southeastern

FR

RP

13

Austin Murr

DMACC

SO

INF

7

Drew Smith

Northeast

SO

INF

5

Zion Pettigrew

Kirkwood

SO

INF

1

Fox Leum

NIACC

SO

INF

12

Calen Schwabe

DMACC

SO

OF

25

Marcos Sanchez

Southeastern

SO

OF

1

Taylor Jackson

Kirkwood

SO

OF

22

Jayden Sinju

Northeast

FR

OF

28

Devin Porter

Iowa Central

SO

DH

Second-Team All-Region

#

Name

School

Year

Pos.

3

Morgan Holmes

DMACC

SO

C

42

Eduardo Noguera

Iowa Central

FR

C

18

Chas Sagedahl

Southeastern

SO

P

23

Jarrett Blunt

Iowa Central

FR

P

30

Andrew Shaw

Northeast

SO

P

6

Alex Potter

Northeast

FR

RP

18

Alberto Ortiz

Iowa Central

SO

INF

34

Jayden Adrians

Iowa Lakes

SO

INF

1

Christian Dumont

Northeast

SO

INF

35

Dayson Croes

Southeastern

SO

INF

39

Devin Buckner

Southeastern

SO

INF

23

Levi Usher

Kirkwood

FR

OF

4

Albert Mora

Iowa Central

SO

OF

15

Carlos Pineryo

Southeastern

FR

OF

9

Evan Salmon

DMACC

SO

DH

 Honorable Mention All-Region

#

Name

School

Year

Pos.

20

Bryce Walker

Northeast

SO

C

36

Kaden Peterson

DMACC

SO

P

30

Hayden Malenfant

Southeastern

SO

P

16

Jayden Maifeld

Iowa Central

FR

P

10

Will Moritz

DMACC

SO

P

17

Brenden Roder

Iowa Central

FR

P

28

Derek Botaletto

Northeast

FR

INF

6

Denver Blinn

DMACC

SO

INF

2

Nathin Mortimer

Iowa Central

FR

INF

17

Kal Youngquist

Kirkwood

SO

INF

14

Carter Troncin

DMACC

FR

INF

26

Reed Collins

Ellsworth

SO

INF

8

Ben Fitzgerald

NIACC

SO

OF

9

Evan Salmon

DMACC

SO

OF

22

Will Sturek

NIACC

SO

OF

 Player of the Year: Drew Smith, Northeast

Defensive Player of the Year: Drew Smith, Northeast

Coach of the Year: David Pearson, DMACC

 

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