Wednesday, January 18, 2012

1st for Gally Sports

The Gallaudet Baseball team has a preseason All-American on the team for the first time ever. gives sophomore William Bissell an honorable mention - making him one of 54 picks and the only player out of the North Eastern Athletic Conference or North Atlantic Conference. This isn't his first accolade. As a freshman last year, Bissell was picked to the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA)/Rawlings NCAA Division III All-American teams. He was also a first team ABCA All-South Region selection and was the 2011 NEAC West Division Player of the Year and a first team all-conference outfielder. Last season, the Bison won 17 games - one more than the team record set in 1899. Gallaudet starts its 2012 season at home with a double hitter on Saturday, February 18, against preseason #17 Salisbury University.