CLAREMONT, Calif. – D3baseball.com announced the student-athletes named to the All-West Region team on Monday and CJ Novogradac (CMC) garnered First Team accolades, representing Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball as a designated hitter. In addition to his First Team All-Region nod from D3baseball.com, Novogradac was also honored by the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) as Third Team All-Region.
The junior from Oakland led the Stags in batting average this season, hitting at a clip of .346, and on-base percentage with a .462 mark. Novogradac logged a career-high 47 hits over the course of the season including nine doubles, two triples, and four home runs while knocking in 30 runs. He finished the season with a .529 slugging percentage, the second-highest on the team.
The All-Region honors are the first of Novogradac's career. He is the first Stag to be recognized by D3baseball.com