By Alan Grosbach, Manager of Communications and Sports Information
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) has announced the 2013 Rawlings-NAIA Baseball Gold Glove Team, as selected by the NAIA-Baseball Coaches Association (NAIA-BCA) All-America Selection Committee. For the seventh year, a total of nine players were chosen based upon their defensive success.
Webber International’s (Fla.) Billy Farrell, the second-straight Warrior to receive Gold Glove honors, headlines the group as a second team All-America selection in addition to earning Gold Glove honors. The senior centerfielder recorded 148 putouts and six assists in 56 games.
There were no repeat selections from a year ago.
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2013 Rawlings-NAIA Baseball Gold Glove Team
|Joe Ruge||St. Francis (Ill.)||1B||Jr.||Northriverside, Ill.|
|Brian Sims||Spring Hill (Ala.)||2B||Jr.||Mobile, Ala.|
|Chris Munoz||Oklahoma City||3B||Sr.||Hacienda Heights, Calif.|
|Cory Urquhart||Cumberland (Tenn.)||SS||Sr.||Yakima, Wash.|
|David Bishop||Faulkner (Ala.)||LF||Sr.||Mobile, Ala.|
|Billy Farrell||Webber International (Fla.)||CF||Sr.||Seffner, Fla.|
|Derek Voight||Peru State (Neb.)||RF||Sr.||Auburn, Wash.|
|Conor Sullivan||Ave Maria (Fla.)||C||So.||Chicago, Ill.|
|A.J. Work||The Master's (Calif.)||P||Sr.||Boise, Idaho|