Raposo Named D3baseball.com and ABCA/Rawlings Second-Team All-American

Raposo Named D3baseball.com and ABCA/Rawlings Second-Team All-American

D3baseball.com All-American List / ABCA/Rawlings All-American List

NORTON, Mass. - Wheaton College sophomore Nick Raposo was named to the D3baseball.com All-New England All-Region First-Team, before being named an All-American, earning a spot on the second-team. Raposo becomes just the 14th player in Wheaton baseball history to earn All-American honors, and the second to earn a spot on the D3baseball.com second-team. The sophomore catcher was also named to the American Baseball Coaches Association/Rawlings All-American Second-Team, becoming the eighth player to earn the distinction. 

Raposo ended the season ranked 10th in the nation in doubles with 18 while ranking 12th in doubles per game (0.5), 36th in hits (61), 47th in total bases (94), and 50th in batting average (.424). Raposo's batting average moved him into the Wheaton record book, ranking him fifth in single-season batting average, while his 18 doubles tie him for fourth in most in a single season.

The all-region honor is the second of the season for the catcher, who was named to the ABCA/Rawlings All-Region First-Team, while also being named the New England Position Player of the Year. Raposo also earned a spot on the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) All-Conference First-Team.