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2008 Rawlings-NAIA Baseball Rawlings Teams Selected

May 30, 2008
By NAIA National Office

May 30, 2008

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) is proud to announce the 2008 Rawlings®-NAIA Baseball Gold Glove Team, as selected by the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA). A total of nine players were selected to the best in the fielding category. This marks the second year ever that the NAIA Gold Glove Team was chosen.

Sixty-three Collegiate Rawlings Gold Gloves will be awarded in 2008, nine each at the NCAA Divisions I, II and III, NAIA, and NJCAA Divisions I, II, and III levels.

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2008 Rawlings®-NAIA Baseball Gold Glove Team

Pos. Name School Year Hometown
1B Mike Parsons Lindenwood (Mo.) Jr. St. Peters, Mo.
2B Andrew Denton Cumberlands (Ky.) Jr. Hendersonville, Tenn.
SS Dylan Connolly York (Neb.) Sr. Sacramento, Calif.
3B Matt Ross Concordia (Calif.) Sr. Upland, Calif.
LF Brandon Peters California Baptist Sr. San Diego, Calif.
CF Mike Sepesy Siena Heights (Mich.) Sr. Ida, Mich.
RF Kahoi Downing Point Loma Nazarene (Calif.) Jr. Honolulu, Ha.
C Brian Ward Lewis-Clark State (Idaho) Jr. Huntington Beach, Calif.
P Chris Schwinden Fresno Pacific (Calif.) Sr. Visalia, Calif.

Championship Information

NAIA Baseball Championship
Sports Rules - Baseball
Official Merchandise-baseball