Gibbs Named to Rawlings Gold Glove Team
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BATON ROUGE -- LSU catcher Micah Gibbs has been named to the 2009 Rawlings NCAA Division I Gold Glove Team.
Rawlings, in conjunction with the American Baseball Coaches Association, annually honors college baseball’s top defensive players.
Gibbs, a sophomore from Pflugerville, Texas, was voted in May to the Southeastern Conference All-Defensive Team by the league coaches.
Gibbs batted, .294 for LSU this season with 16 doubles, two triples, six homers, 42 RBI and 58 runs. He helped lead the Tigers to the national championship by hitting .357 in the College World Series with three RBI and six runs scored.
Gibbs recorded a .989 fielding percentage during the ’09 season, committing only seven errors. He threw out 22 runners attempting to steal and was charged with just four passed balls.
Following is the entire 2009 Rawlings NCAA Division I Gold Glove Team:
1B, Darrin Ruf, Creighton
2B, Vincente Cafaro, Creighton
SS, Ben Orloff, UC Irvine
3B, Brett Henry, Troy
C Micah Gibbs, LSU
OF, Tyler Holt, Florida State
OF, Trent Mummey, Auburn
OF, A.J. Pollack, Notre Dame
P Nick Greenwood, Rhode Island