YORK, Pa. – Wesley College's Andrew Cooper, Trevor Mears and Zach Stuart have all been named to the All-Capital Athletic Conference Baseball Team, it was announced by the league office on Wednesday afternoon. Cooper earned first team recognition, while both Mears and Stuart received second team accolades.
A senior reliever out of Wilmington, Del., Cooper is earning All-CAC honors for the first time in his career after leading the conference with a 1.12 ERA while going 4-1 with six saves. Going the first 30.1 innings of the year without allowing an earned run and appearing in a league-high 22 games in relief in 2014, Cooper holds the Wesley and CAC-record with 67 career appearances on the mound.
The 2013 CAC Rookie of the Year, Mears, a sophomore outfielder from Millsboro, Del., led the Wolverines with a .370 batting average, 26 runs scored, nine doubles, 65 total bases, a .471 slugging percentage and a .441 on-base percentage. Despite hitting in the middle of the order all season, Mears also led Wesley with 17 stolen bases to finish fourth in the conference.
Stuart had a career year in his final collegiate season, going 5-4 with a 3.30 ERA while striking out a team-high 41 batters compared to just ten walks in 71.0 innings of work. A native of Palmyra, Pa., Stuart went 14-8 with four saves in his career for the Navy & White with a 3.50 ERA in nearly 210 innings of work.