MASON, Ohio- The 2019 Great Midwest Athletic Conference awards for baseball were announced tonight at the team banquet. Four Storm players received honors.
Senior pitcher David Lemasters was named to the G-MAC First Team All-Conference for his absolutely dominant season this year. The Senior had a regular season record of 5-1 with an ERA of 2.89. Additionally, Lemasters had 60 strikeouts and a strikeout per nine innings average of almost 12.
Williams went .333 at the plate during the regular season, posting an on-base percentage of .414 and a slugging percentage of .586. He hit three doubles, two triples, and six home runs with only 19 strikeouts in 30 games.
Middendorf had a strong junior season on the bump for the Storm, ending up with a .500 win/loss record. Middendorf recorded a 4.63 ERA while earning 36 strikeouts.
Trace Peterson followed up his freshman season with another conference honor in 2019. The sophomore posted a batting average of .380, an on-base percentage of .488, and a slugging percentage of .650.
Receiving Honorable Mention Honors for the Storm were senior Evan Layne and junior Caleb Waller. Layne posted a record of 5-3 with 72 total strikeouts. Waller hit for an average of .265 at the plate and an on-base percentage of .408 and a slugging percentage of .503 with 10 home runs.
The Storm will take the field in their first game of the 2019 G-MAC Tournament at 1pm on Wednesday, May 8.