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Pitcher A.J. Work of The Master's received the Rawlings-NAIA Gold Glove Award
Baseball - Mon, Jun. 3, 2013

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) has announced the baseball post-season honors.

For the seventh year, the 2013 Rawlings-NAIA Baseball Gold Glove Team, as selected by the NAIA-Baseball Coaches Association (NAIA-BCA) All-America Selection Committee, consists of a total of nine players chosen based upon their defensive success.  GSAC Pitcher of the Year A.J. Work was honored in the pitching position.   To see the complete list of awardees, go to NAIA Gold Glove.

The 2013 NAIA Baseball All-America teams were selected by the NAIA-Baseball Coaches Association (NAIA-BCA) All-America Selection Committee.  GSAC Player of the Year Steven Karkenny of The Master's was selected as a first-team All-American, Seth Neely of Arizona Christian was named to a second-team All-American, and A.J. Work received honorable mention.  To see the complete list of honorees, go to NAIA Baseball All-Americans.

A total of 20 GSAC athletes representing all seven schools that sponsor baseball were named as Daktronics-NAIA Scholar Athletes.  In order to be nominated by an institution's head coach or sports information director, a student-athlete must maintain a minimum grade point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale and must have achieved a junior academic status.  To see the complete list of academic honorees, go to 2013 Daktronics-NAIA Baseball Scholar-Athletes - PDF.