Miami University Student-Athletes Named to All-MAC First Team
The Mid-American Conference announced its 2019 postseason baseball awards on Tuesday. For Miami, freshman pitcher Sam Bachman, junior second baseman Landon Stephens and freshman designated hitter Cole Andrews all earned a spot on the All-MAC First-Team.
Bachman has had a tremendous rookie campaign, making 14 appearances (13 starts) for the RedHawks. He has a 7-1 record with a 3.80 ERA and 71 strikeouts in 71.0 innings pitched. Opponents hit only .226 against him. In MAC games, Bachman was 4-1 with a 2.96 ERA and 51 strikeouts in 51.2 innings pitched.
Stephens has started all 53 games this season for Miami. He is batting .319 and leads the 'Hawks with 20 doubles (which ranks second in MAC), seven home runs and 42 RBIs. He has a team-best .549 slugging percentage, which ranks seventh in the MAC.
Andrews has appeared in 43 games and made 37 starts at designated hitter. He ranks third on Miami with a .324 batting average and also has five home runs and 31 RBIs. He has a .496 slugging percentage on the season.