For their efforts, all four players have earned spots on the ACCAC / Region I DII Teams.
With a 7-1 record this season, Chase Merriman headlines for Mesa as a starting pitcher, earning All-ACCAC / Region I-DII First Team. On the season, Merriman had a 2.79 ERA, allowing 59 hits, 15 walks in 71.0 innings pitched. In his 12 starts, he was able to pitch at least six plus innings while striking out 52 batters.
Helping secure a few wins for Merriman and the rest of the starting pitchers was Jake Suddreth. Suddreth also earned a spot on both the All-ACCAC / Region I-DII First Team. Suddreth appeared in 31 games this season, setting a Mesa team record in saves with 16, which also led the entire country, while also recording a 3-1 win-loss record. He recorded 55 strikeouts on the season, allowing 23 hits with a 1.38 ERA.
In the field and at the plate, it was Big Daddy Kody Funderburk who earned All-ACCAC / Region I-DII First Team. Funderburk on the season had a .410 batting average, which ranked him tied for first in the ACCAC. He collected 73 hits, fifth nationally, 52 RBI's, third in the ACCAC while sporting a .507 on-base percentage, second in the ACCAC. Funderburk hit two big grand slams this season, while hitting six home runs total.
Rounding out the field for Mesa is short-stop Esteban Martinez, who earned a spot on the All-Region I-DII Second Team. Martinez on the season had a .315 batting average, with six doubles, four triples and two home runs. He had 42 RBI's and a .422 on-base percentage.
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