Eight Peru State baseball players earn conference honors

Eight Peru State baseball players earn conference honors
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(Peru, Neb.) – Eight Peru State baseball players earned Heart of America Athletic Conference (Heart) All-Conference recognition as announced on Sunday by Heart officials.

Sophomore pitcher Alberto Rosario (Carolina, Puerto Rico) was the lone Bobcat to be named to the first team.

Rosario led the Bobcats with a 3.48 earned run average and averaged 10.45 strikeouts per nine innings. In the conference, Rosario was tied for first in total hits allowed (53), second in batters stuck out per game, tied for second in total runs allowed (28), tied for second in earned runs allowed (24), tied for fourth in opponent batting average (.228), fifth in hits allowed per game (7.69), tied for fifth in batters stuck out (72), seventh in earned run average, tied for 13th in total walks (21), tied for 14th in total wins (6), and 17th in walks allowed per game (3.05). Nationally, Rosario was 50th in total hits allowed and 50th in total runs allowed.

Two Bobcats were named to the second team. Sophomore catcher Edwin Muniz (Dorado, Puerto Rico) and junior outfielder Bryan Ventura Castro (Carolina, Puerto Rico) gained their first Heart honors as did Rosario.

Five Bobcats were named to the honorable mention list: junior first baseman Brandon Sedell (Davie, Fla.), sophomore second baseman Darren Hasch (Destin, Fla.), senior third baseman Mark McGennity (Pembroke Pines, Fla.), freshman outfielder Jordan Kelly (Omaha), and junior outfielder Gianfranco Garlobo (Puerto Rico, Fla.).

The Bobcats finished their season with a 32-20 record.

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