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Huntingdon’s Kucera earns All-Region honors

Huntingdon’s Kucera earns All-Region honors

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Huntingdon senior Patrick Kucera was recognized with the release of two All-Region teams on Tuesday.

The outfielder was named third-team All-South Region by D3baseball.com and was selected third-team All-Region on the American Baseball Coaches Association/Rawlings NCAA Division III All-South Region team.

Kucera was one of nine USA South Athletic Conference players named to the All-South Region team. He is the seventh Hawk to earn All-Region honors from D3baseball.com since the organization began naming All-Region teams in 2012. Kucera is the sixth Hawk to be named to the ABCA/Rawlings All-Region team in the same span.

As a senior, Kucera helped Huntingdon put together a 27-19 record and win its first USA South Athletic Conference championship. The Hawks advanced to the NCAA Division III South Regional for the second time in program history.

A native of Robertsdale, Ala., Kucera started in all 46 games this season and led Huntingdon in eight statistical categories. He led the Hawks with a .347 batting average, a .487 on-base percentage, 61 hits, 55 runs, nine doubles, 38 walks and 26 stolen bases and tied for the team lead with three triples. The team's leadoff batter, he was fourth on the team with 24 RBIs.

Kucera ranked ninth in Division III in walks, 18th in runs scored and 25th in stolen bases.

To view all of the D3baseball.com All-Region teams, click here.

To view all of the ABCA/Rawlings All-Region teams, click here.

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