Winston-Salem State’s Randy Norris(Dudley High School) selected to NCCSIA All-State Baseball Team/Chuck Noble(Guilford College) and Will Albertson(Randleman HS) also get the All-State call

WSSU’s Jordan Cummings, Nathan Steger & Randy Norris(Dudley HS) Selected To NCCSIA Teams
(from Press Release with Andy Durham edit)

GREENSBORO, NC – The North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association (NCCSIA) announced its selections for the 2016 College Division All-State Baseball Teams on Wednesday. Twenty-four players representing 11 different North Carolina Universities and Colleges were named to the 2016 NCCSIA College Division All-State Teams. Three WSSU Rams were among those selected to the first and second teams.

Jordan Cummings (RHP, Sr, R/R, 6-1, 185, Raeford, NC / Hoke County), was selected to the 2016 NCCSIA College Division All-State first team. Cummings led the WSSU Rams and the CIAA with a 2.08 ERA, and also set a new single season record for WSSU with five saves. Cummings went 4-3 in 22 appearances, with 34.2 innings pitched, with 48 strikeouts, while only surrendering eight earned runs. Cummings was also selected to the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association second team.

Nathan Steger (RHP/INF, Sr, R/R, 6-1, 220, Dyersville, IA / Beckman HS (IA)) and Randy Norris (INF, Fr, R/R, 6-0, 195, High Point, NC / Dudley HS) were selected to the NCCSIA second team.

Steger hit .339 for the season, with seven home runs, a team-high 17 doubles, with 60 hits and 39 run scored. He also added 40 runs batted in.

Randy Norris hit .351, with 61 hits, 35 runs scored 11 doubles, three triple and five home runs. He also stole 11 bases.

Founded in 2002, The North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association (NCCSIA) is comprised of sports information professionals from NCAA Division I, II, III, NAIA and independent institutions from the state of North Carolina.

The purpose of the organization is to promote collegiate athletics at all schools. Membership is open to anyone affiliated with a college, university or conference located in North Carolina, and whose area of responsibility lies within sports information.

NCCSIA selects all-state teams in the University (Division I) and College (Division II, III, NAIA) divisions for men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s soccer, volleyball, softball, and baseball.

North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association
2016 College Division All-State Baseball Teams

First Team
Pos.   Name                 School

SP     Bruce Zimmerman      University of Mount Olive

SP     Dylan Ward           Barton College

RP     Jordan Cummings      Winston-Salem State 

*****C      Will Albertson^      Catawba College*****

IF     Evan Rodgers^        Mars Hill

IF     Dylan Richardson     Catawba College

IF     Matther De La Rosa    Lenoir-Rhyne

IF     Calvin Hawke          Barton College

OF     Shane Billings^       Wingate University

OF     Zak Orrison           University of Mount Olive

OF     Alex Rodriguez        Methodist

DH     Bradley Brown^        Wingate University

Second Team
Pos.      Name              School

SP        Nathan Steger     Winston-Salem State 

SP        Cody Smith        Chowan University

RP        Bryan Blanston     Catawba College

C         Andrew Webster     Barton College

IF        Zach Cooper        Chowan University

IF        Chance Bowdan      Catawba College

*****IF        Chuck Noble        Guilford College*****

*****IF        Randy Norris       Winston-Salem State*****

OF        Rayshelon Carolina Mars Hill

OF        Bill Krebs         Wingate University

OF        Connor Arcobasso   Chowan University

DH        Stibel Aleman Saba  UNC Pembroke

^ – Named to 2015 All-State Team