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.
Rawlings is a leading marketer and manufacturer of baseball equipment and other sporting goods in the United States. Rawlings is the exclusive official baseball for the NAIA, and many other organizations as well as the official football and basketball of the NAIA. For more information, please visit www.rawlings.com.2012 Rawlings-NAIA Gold Glove Team
|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|