WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.—Following its first game in The Sun Conference tournament, six Southeastern University baseball players earned First-Team All-Sun Conference honors.
Leading that group was Sun Conference Pitcher of the Year Jonathan Bermudez. The native of Coamo, Puerto Rico currently leads the NAIA in wins (12), opponent batting average (.153), and hits allowed per nine (4.78). In 79 innings, Bermudez has recorded 120 strikeouts.
Fellow pitcher Jordan Scott, along with first baseman Nick Bottari, outfielders Dan Valerio and Marvin Malone, along with designated hitter Ivan Nunez joined Bermudez with first team honors.
Scott went 11-1 with a 2.37 ERA, and held opponents to a .219 batting average.
Bottari posted a .431 batting average in 40 games, adding six doubles and 11 home runs. Valerio broke the school record for RBIs in a season, with 75, and posted a .405 batting average with 15 homers and 20 doubles.
Malone hit .370 with 18 doubles and 16 home runs.
Garnering second team honors were outfielder Manuel Mesa, second baseman Dominic Anagnos, and relief pitcher Eddie Jimenez.
Additionally, pitcher Kasey Gast was selected to the Academic All-Conference team, open to student-athletes with two semesters completed at their institution with a minimum GPA of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale.