posted May 25, 2010

Robby Poll Receives All-Region Baseball Honors

Hope College senior Robby Poll of Grandville (Grandville HS) has been named to the Division III All-Mideast Region team by the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA).

The All-Region teams recognize NCAA Division III players from colleges in Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio and Pennsylvania.

Poll is being honored on the All-Region second team as a utility player. This past spring he excelled at pitcher and designated hitter as the Flying Dutchmen finished second in the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) standings and posted an overall 28-12 record.

Poll was earlier named to the All-MIAA first team and was voted the team's most valuable player by his teammates.

He was a four-year letterwinner and co-captain of the teams as both a junior and a senior,.

For the entire season he was 7-2 with a 3.36 earned run average striking out 66 batters over 59 innings. He batted a team-leading .412. In MIAA games he posted a 5-2 record with a league-leading 55 strikeouts in 45 innings. He batted .380 against conference opponents.

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