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Taff Earns ABCA/Rawlings First Team All-Region

Photo by Randy Almaguer
Photo by Randy Almaguer

SHERMAN, Texas – Austin College baseball player Brett Taff has been named to the ABCA/Rawlings All-Region First Team, the organization has announced. Last week, Taff earned the same honors from

Taff, a senior shortstop from Amarillo, was one of seven Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference players to earn All-Region status but the only SCAC player to be named first team. This season he became the first Austin College baseball player to lead the conference in batting average, hitting .413 while also pacing the SCAC with a .503 on-base percentage and a .686 slugging percentage. 

Taff was a first team All-Conference selection this season, hitting 11 doubles, two triples, and six home runs while driving in 33 runs and scoring 38 more. He also finished among the conference leaders with 13 stolen bases, and boasted a .969 fielding percentage with just five errors in 33 games played. 

Austin College athletic teams participate as a member of the NCAA Division III and the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference.