All-MIAA Teams Announced for Baseball
ROYAL OAK, Mich. - The Adrian College baseball team made a lot of noise on the field in 2011 and received numerous accolades by the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association.
Senior Brian Bilius was named as the MIAA Position Player of the Year and also got a First Team All-MIAA nod at third base for the first time in his career. Bilius led the conference with a .420 average and also led the league in slugging percentage (.611), on-base percentage (.516), runs (38) and total bases (80).
Senior David Partyka was named as the MIAA Pitcher of the Year and also was placed on the First Team All-Conference list. Partyka was named Second Team All-MIAA a year ago and once again proved to be a reliable starter. He led the conference with eight wins and also ranked second in ERA (2.10), third in innings (64.1) and sixth in strikeouts (43).
Dubina put together another solid year behind the plate for the Bulldogs. He is a repeat selection to the First Team All-MIAA list from last year. Dubina batted .278 this year and started in all 40 games at the dish. He scored 18 runs and collected seven doubles, one triple and 28 RBI. He also made just three errors and had a .989 fielding percentage.
Cappelletty ranked second in the MIAA in average (.398), slugging percentage (.537) and on-base percentage (.455). He also was second in hits (49), tied for first in RBI (31) and first in doubles (14). Cappelletty played in all 40 games and scored 15 runs with a homer. He also had a .984 fielding percentage for the Bulldogs.
Sarkissian is back on the First Team All-Conference list after being named to it as a sophomore. Sarkissian ranked tied for first in the league with 31 RBI. In addition, he ranked third with 10 doubles, fourth with 31 runs and a .438 on-base percentage, fifth in slugging percentage at .488 and eighth in batting average with a .331 average. He played and started in all 40 games and was also 6-of-7 in stolen base attempts.
Domschot posted a 2.38 ERA in 64.1 innings this spring. He posted a 6-2 record in 10 starts and threw seven complete games. He also had 77 strikeouts and 27 walks. Domschot ranked third in the league in ERA, first in opposing batting average (.208) and led the conference in strikeouts.
The Bulldogs also had Second Team honorees at shortstop in Cody Meyer. Meyer batted .281 this season with 29 runs. He also had five doubles, two triples and one homer with 14 RBI.