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