2013-14 ALL-USA Vermont Baseball Team

2013-14 ALL-USA Vermont Baseball Team

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2013-14 ALL-USA Vermont Baseball Team

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COACH OF THE YEAR

Gary MacDonald, Mill River (Clarendon)
MacDonald led Mill River to a 17-3 record and the Division II state crown. It was the program's first state championship.

FIRST TEAM

P Alex Chapman (PLAYER OF THE YEAR); BFA-Fairfax, Jr.
Chapman led the Bullets to a 19-0 record and the Division III state championship. He went 8-0 with 89 strikeouts in 48.1 innings pitched without allowing an earned run. At the plate, he hit .453 with a .592 on-base percentage.

P Ryan Connor, BFA-St. Albans, Sr. 

Coaches voted Connor the Metro League Player of the Year.

C Andrew Graciano, St. Johnsbury, Jr.


Voted to the first-team Metro League, Graziano hit three home runs. 

1B Will Hesslink, Rice Memorial (South Burlington), So.

Hesslink hit .411 and went 8-0 on mound for Division I champion Rice Memorial. He was a first-team Metro League All-Star.

2B Dougie Avellino, Woodstock, Sr.

Also a basketball standout, Avellino finished as the school's all-time leader in hits.

SS Rayne Supple,Champlain Valley (Hinesburg), Jr. 

Supple was named the Gatorade Player of the Year. The Wake Forest commit hit .383 with 22 RBI.

3B Nick Berno, BFA-St. Albans, Sr.

Berno hit .466 and stole 19 bases as his team won the Metro League championship. He was named a first-team Metro League All-Star. 

OF Deegan Poland,Champlain Valley (Hinesburg), Jr.

Poland averaged .429 with 25 stolen bases. He was a first-team Metro League All-Star.

OF Sean Shephardson, Poultney, Sr.

Shepherdson hit .621 with five home runs while leading his team to the Division III title game. He was named a Marble Valley League All-Star. 

OF John Gibson, Blue Mountain (Floyd), Jr.

Gibson hit .477 with 25 stolen bases while leading his team to the Division IV state championship.

SECOND TEAM

P Matt Messier,Lake Region (Barton), Jr
P Lincoln Pritchard, Mill River (Clarendon), Jr.
C Hayden Smith,Champlain Valley Union (Hinesburg), Sr.
1B Connor Bradley, South Burlington, Jr.
2B Luke Russell, Harwood (Moretown), Jr.
SS Tommy Fitzgerald, Rice Memorial (South Burlington), Sr
3B Andrew Cassarino, Rutland, Sr.
OF Noah Rizio,Burr and Burton (Manchester), Sr.
OF Matt Baechle,South Burlington, Sr.
OF Nick Lynch, Lamoille Union (Hyde Park), Sr.

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