Six Conference Carolinas Baseball Players Named to NCBWA All-America Team

PEMBROKE, N.C. - Six Conference Carolinas baseball players were named to the 2019 All-America team by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA), the association announced Wednesday (May 29) afternoon.

North Greenville University placed a league-high four players on the team, while University of Mount Olive and Chowan University each earned one honoree. North Greenville's Tucker Burgess and Utah Jones both were tabbed first team selections, while teammates John Michael Faile and Adam Sasser collected second team accolades.

Rounding out the Conference's honorees were honorable mention picks Marquise Lanier of Chowan and Joe Mason of Mount Olive.

See the full NCBWA Release here

2019 NCBWA Division II All-America Team

First Team
SS - Utah Jones, North Greenville

SP - Tucker Burgess, North Greenville

Second Team
C - John Michael Faile, North Greenville

1B - Adam Sasser, North Greenville

Second Team
OF - Marquise Lanier, Chowan

UT - Joe Mason, Mount Olive


Conference Carolinas is a NCAA Division II athletics conference made up of 11 teams from Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee. These institutions consist of: Barton College, Belmont Abbey College, Converse College, Emmanuel College, Erskine College, King University, Lees-McRae College, Limestone College, University of Mount Olive, North Greenville University, and Southern Wesleyan University.