2014-15 ALL-USA Illinois Baseball Team

2014-15 ALL-USA Illinois Baseball Team

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2014-15 ALL-USA Illinois Baseball Team

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USA TODAY High School Sports is proud to announce the American Family Insurance ALL-USA Illinois Baseball Team. Players were selected based on their athletic achievements from the 2014-15 season.

For the complete list of American Family Insurance ALL-USA state teams, click here.

COACH OF THE YEAR

Joel Hawkins, Highland
Highland entered tournament play on a four-game losing streak, but Hawkins led the Bulldogs to the Class 3A state championship, the second in program history. The veteran coach has amassed more than 500 wins at the school.

FIRST TEAM

Player of the Year
Charlie Donovan, INF, Westmont, 5-11/180, Sr.
The Illinois Gatorade Player of the Year and University Michigan signee batted .483 this spring while tallying 33 RBI and 64 runs scored. The four-year varsity player led the Sentinels to two straight sectional titles and a third-place Class 2A finish in 2014.

Chris Holba, P, O’Fallon, 6-3/190, Sr.

Bryan Hudson, P, Alton, 6-8/215, Sr.

Kyle Ostrowski, P, Lincoln-Way North (Frankfort), 6-4/190, Sr.

Alex Peters, C, Richwoods (Peoria), 5-11/180, Jr.

Chris Botsoe, OF, Hinsdale Central, 6-0/175, Sr.

Willie Bourbon, INF, Stevenson (Lincolnshire), 6-1/195, Sr.

Ethan Skender, INF, Metamora, 6-0/175, Sr.

Jake Snider, INF, Champaign Central, 5-10/170, Jr.

Jordan McFarland, OF, Gibault Catholic (Waterloo), 6-4/225, Jr.

Brenden Spillane, OF, Wheeling, 6-4/215, Sr.

SECOND TEAM

Daniel Lloyd, P, Edwardsville, 6-0/175, Sr.

Dalton Parker, P, St. Joseph Ogden, 6-4/205, Jr.

Phillip Swartz, P, Champaign Central, 6-2/200, Sr.

Mitchell Fairfield, C, Normal West, 6-2/190, Jr.

Joe Aeilts, INF, Champaign Central, 6-2/185, Jr.

Tyler Fitzgerald, INF, Rochester, 6-3/185, Jr.

Drue Galassi, INF, Richwoods (Peoria) 6-2/185, Sr.

Luke Shadid, INF, Notre Dame (Peoria), 5-9/170, Jr.

Bradley Harrison, OF, O’Fallon, 6-3/190, Jr.

Payton Hartbank, OF, Mattoon, 6-2/190, Sr.

Tom Kenney, OF, Mahomet-Seymour, 5-11/170, Jr.

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