Benedict Places Nine On Palmetto Baseball All-State Team

Lydell Moseby

COLUMBIA, SC – Nine Benedict College baseball players have been named to the Palmetto State Baseball’s 2013 NCAA DII / NAIA All-State Team.

Lydell Moseby was named to the First Team at shortstop. Moseby was named SIAC First Team All-Conference at shortstop, as well as the SIAC Utility Player of the Year after playing catcher, shortstop, third base, first base and in the outfield. He hit .418 and ranked second in the nation with a .799 slugging percentage. He led the SIAC and was among the nation’s leaders with 11 home runs. He also led the SIAC and ranked third nationally with 1.34 runs batted in per game. This season, he was named All-South Region by Daktronics, the American Baseball Coaches Association and the National Collegiate Baseball Writer’s Association, and was also named an All-American by the NCBWA.

Jocquese Brunson, Kevin Davis and David Weber were all named to the Second Team. Brunson was named to the ABCA and NCBWA All-South Region teams after hitting .367 with six home runs. He ranked second in the NCAA with 49 stolen bases and also led the nation with eight sacrifice flies. Davis led the nation with 58 stolen bases and led the nation in runs scored per game. Weber was named as a two-way player, leading the nation in on-base percentage while also serving as one of Benedict’s top pitchers.

Catcher Doren Blake, outfielders Elisha McDaniel and Daniel Young, DH/Utility player Lashante Grimes, and starting pitcher Yaniel Delgado were all named Honorable Mention.

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