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2012 Rawlings-NAIA Gold Glove Team Announced

June 04, 2012
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By Alan Grosbach, Manager of Communications & Sports Information

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) has announced the 2012 Rawlings-NAIA Baseball Gold Glove Team, as selected by the NAIA-American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) All-America Selection Committee. A total of nine players were selected based upon their defensive success. This is the sixth year the NAIA Gold Glove Team has been chosen.

Oklahoma City's Chad Carman, a senior catcher from Midwest City, Okla., is the only returner from last year's Gold Glove squad. He finished the season with 296 putouts, 40 assists and only three errors.

Siena Heights (Mich.) was the only program to land multiple Gold Glove selections, as shortstop Cory Lehman and pitcher Corey Alexander received the honor.

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2012 Rawlings-NAIA Gold Glove Team
Name Institution Pos. Class Hometown
Ryne Otis Taylor (Ind.) 1B Sr. Ossian, Ind.
C.J. Dailey Menlo (Calif.) 2B Sr. Bellevue, Wash.
Nick Pascente Webber International (Fla.) 3B Sr. Johnsburg, Ill.
Cory Lehman Siena Heights (Mich.) SS Sr. Toledo, Ohio
Chad Carman* Oklahoma City C Sr. Midwest City, Okla.
Brook Boudreaux Faulkner (Ala.) LF Jr. Carencro, La.
Ethan Lovell Warner (Fla.) CF Sr. Lithia, Fla.
Kyle Pearson LSU Shreveport (La.) RF Jr. Stonewall, La.
Corey Alexander Siena Heights (Mich.) P Sr. Toledo, Ohio
 
* 2011 Rawlings-NAIA Gold Glove Selection