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Cohen and Selsor Earn Preseason All-PL Honors

Feb. 8, 2018

EASTON, Pa. – Senior Steven Cohen and Junior John Selsor of the Lafayette baseball team were selected to the Preseason All-Patriot League Team, the league office announced on Thursday afternoon.

Last season, Cohen earned his third consecutive All-Patriot League Second Team selection after starting 49 games at second base for the Maroon and White. He led the Leopards offensively with a .331 batting average, .420 on-base percentage and .534 slugging percentage. In a stretch that ran from April 8-May 6, he reached base safely in 18 consecutive games. Cohen was also the team leader in hits (59), runs scored (36), and total bases (95).

 Starting in 50 games as a sophomore, Selsor was selected to the All-Patriot League First-Team as a designated hitter after leading the conference with 19 doubles. While serving as the team’s designated hitter and backup catcher, Selsor recorded a team-best 35 run batted in, while also ranking second on the team in batting average (.301), and hits (58).

 The Patriot Preseason Poll results are listed below.

 2018 Patriot League Baseball Preseason Poll

  1. Bucknell, 43 points (6 first-place votes)
  2. Navy, 38 (4)
  3. Holy Cross, 29 (20)
  4. Lehigh, 27
  5. Army West Point, 25
  6. Lafayette, 18

 

Preseason Major Award Winners

Player of the Year: Logan Knowles, Navy, Sr., OF

Pitcher of the Year: Connor Van Hoose, Bucknell, Sr., P

 

2018 Preseason All-Patriot League  Team

SP: Connor Van Hoose, Bucknell, (Sr.)

SP: Noah Song, Navy, (Jr.)

RP: Danny Barlok, Holy Cross, (Jr.)

C: Jon Rosoff, Army West Point, (Sr.)

1B: Christian Hodge, Navy, (Jr.)


 

 

2B: Steven Cohen, Lafayette, (Sr.)

SS: Luke Johnson, Bucknell, (Sr.)

3B: Thomas Russo, Holy Cross, (Sr.)

OF: Stephen Born, Navy, (Sr.)

OF: Logan Knowles, Navy, (Sr.)

OF: Austin Masel, Holy Cross, (So.)

DH: John Selsor, Lafayette, (Jr.)