January 20, 2010

CAA Coaches Name JMU’s Trever Knight Player of the Year

JMU's Trevor Knight

RICHMOND, Va. – James Madison junior infielder/pitcher Trevor Knight was selected as the 2010 CAA baseball preseason Player of the Year in voting by the league’s head coaches.

Knight batted .377 with 14 home runs and 55 RBI for the Dukes last season. He was also tied for the team lead with 60 runs scored and stole 15 bases in 18 attempts. The junior, who earned first-team All-CAA and second-team All-East Region honors, ranked among the top 10 in the CAA in batting average, hits, runs, home runs and total bases. Knight also posted a 3-2 record and a 4.32 ERA in 13 appearances on the mound.

Knight was one of five JMU players chosen to the preseason All-CAA baseball team. He was joined by junior shortstop David Herbek (.370, 54 RBI), senior outfielder Matt Browning (.376, 59 RBI), senior outfielder Matt Townsend (.390, 17 HR, 59 RBI) and junior relief pitcher Kevin Munson (3-3, 9 svs., 2.85 ERA).

George Mason, Georgia State and UNC Wilmington each had a pair of players selected to the squad. Representing the Patriots were senior second baseman Ryan Soares (.318, 42 RBI) and senior starting pitcher Kevin Crum (8-4, 4.64 ERA). Making the squad from the Panthers were senior first baseman Bradley Logan (.309, 49 RBI) and senior starting pitcher Ryan Moore (7-2, 4.41 ERA). Named to the team from the Seahawks were junior catcher Cody Stanley (.332, 56 RBI) and senior designated hitter Robbie Monday (.277, 12 HR, 37 RBI).

Rounding out the preseason All-CAA team were Old Dominion senior third baseman Jake McAloose (.413, 44 RBI) and Towson senior outfielder Kevin Collins (.335, 14 HR, 56 RBI).


Cody Stanley, UNC Wilmington     C           .332, 12 HR, 56 RBI

Bradley Logan, Georgia State        1B           .309, 10 HR, 49 RBI

Ryan Soares, George Mason          2B          .318, 11 HR, 42 RBI

David Herbek, James Madison     SS           .370, 10 HR, 54 RBI, 18 SB

Jake McAloose, Old Dominion     3B           .413, 6 HR, 44 RBI

Matt Browning, James Madison   OF          .376, 9 HR, 59 RBI

Kevin Collins, Towson                     OF           .335, 14 HR, 56 RBI

Matt Townsend, James Madison  OF           .390, 17 HR, 59 RBI

Trevor Knight, James Madison     P/IF        .377, 14 HR, 55 RBI/3-2, 4.32 ERA

Robbie Monday, UNC Wilm.         DH          .277, 12 HR, 37 RBI

Kevin Crum, George Mason           SP            8-4, 4.64 ERA, 56 K’s

Ryan Moore, Georgia State            SP            7-2, 4.41 ERA, 64 K’s

Kevin Munson, James Madison    RP            3-3, 9 svs., 2.85 ERA

Honorable Mention:  Chris Forsten, C, William and Mary;  Ryan Cuneo, 1B, Delaware; Mike Fabiaschi, 2B, James Madison; Chris Wychock, 2B, Towson; Nick Natoli, SS, Towson; Mike Rooney, SS, UNC Wilmington; Carlos Alonso, 3B, Delaware; Grayson Evans, OF, UNC Wilmington; Austin Harclerode, 1B/OF, Towson; Shane Davis, DH, George Mason; Turner Phelps, SP, James Madison; Rich O’Donald, SP, Delaware; Stephen Harrold, RP, UNC Wilmington, Justin Malone, RP, Georgia State

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