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Tyler Benzel Named to South Region Gold Glove Team
First baseman Tyler Benzel and pitcher Gus Schlosser were named to the 2011 Rawlings Gold Glove South Region Team announced May 25.
Benzel, a senior, led the Moccasins with a .387 average and has seven home runs to go with 43 RBI. In the field Benzel had a .990 fielding percentage, committing only 4 errors. In 24 conference games Benzel had a .995 fielding percentage, while hitting .398 and driving in 19.
Schlosser, a senior, was Moccasins top starting pitcher going 7-1 with a 2.90 ERA and 82 strikeouts. He had a perfect fielding percentage of 1.000, going 96.1 innings without an error. He went 5-0 in conference play with 53 strikeouts.
Also named to the Gold Glove team were second baseman Mike Diorio and catcher Dane Derstine from Lynn, shortstop Brandon Brewer and outfielder Greg Pron from West Florida, third baseman Eric Grabe from Tampa, outfielder Gavan McCauley from Southern Arkansas, and outfielder Matt Johnson from Arkansas Tech.