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Brooks, Fitzgibbon earn NCBWA preseason All-Midwest Region honors

Brooks, Fitzgibbon earn NCBWA preseason All-Midwest Region honors

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NCBWA -- A pair of Saginaw Valley State University baseball student-athletes have been selected to the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) preseason All-Midwest Region Team as we near the start of the 2018 season.

Sophomore outfielder Cole Brooks and junior outfielder Adam Fitzgibbon were each named to the NCBWA Preaseason All-Midwest Region Second Team. 

Brooks was second on the team with a .363 batting average, matching the team-high with seven home runs, adding 10 doubles and three triples. He drove-in 36 runs in his freshman campaign. Cole was named the NCBWA National Player of the Week once during his freshman campgaign as well.  

Fitzgibbon registered a .344 average this year, tying the team-high with seven home runs. He added 11 doubles and a pair of triples, knocking-in 36 RBI. Fitzgibbon led the team with 21 walks as well, adding a team-high six stolen bases. He scored 36 runs. 

Both Brooks and Fitzgibbon earned 2017 All-GLIAC Second Team honors after their standout performances. The duo will help lead the Cardinals into action for the 2018 season when Saginaw Valley travels to Johnson City, Tennessee for a non-conference four game series against Hillsdale College. Click here for the full 2018 SVSU Baseball Schedule. 

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