Potomac State Baseball's McCummings Named All-American
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- The NJCAA has released its Division I Baseball All-Americans for the 2013 season. The selections were made by each division's respective baseball committee.
For the fifth straight year over 10,000 student-athletes suited up to play NJCAA baseball this season, which is the most athletes to participate in any NJCAA sport for the 2012-13 academic year. Of the 10,000 student-athletes that suited up this year in the sport of baseball in Divisions I, II and III, only 126 earned NJCAA All-America honors.
Potomac State right fielder Elliott McCummings was named as a NJCAA Second Team All-American today by the NJCAA. The Deptford, NJ native was among the top hitters in the country most of the season. The freshman banged out 76 hits on the season including 13 doubles, six triples and two home runs. He scored 50 runs while also driving in 57 runs. He finished the season at a .394 clip while his on-base percentage was .554.
This year's selections mark the tenth out of eleven seasons that Potomac State has had a member of the NJCAA All-American baseball team and the fifteenth player named All-American since 2000.
Previous selections since 2000 include:
Nate Antone 2011, West Virginia University; Kurtis Voytell 2010, Towson University; Gary Williams 2009, West Virginia Wesleyan University; Dominick Hayes 2009, West Virginia University; Nathan Fike 2008, Philadelphia Phillies; Jacke Healey 2008, Youngstown State University; Joe Agreste 2007, West Virginia University; Enrique Garcia 2006, University of Miami (Fla.); J.T. Osburn 2005, Ohio University; Jeff Miller 2004, WV State University; Justin Jenkins, 2003 West Virginia University; Drew Jackson, 2002 St. Johns University; Morgan Clendenin, 2002, Baltimore Orioles; Jake Ellifritz, 2000 Coastal Carolina.
Click here to view the 2013 NJCAA Division 1 All-American baseball team.