SPRINGFIELD, Mo.– Drury University second baseman Jackson Dierendfeldt was selected to American Baseball Coaches Association/Rawlings NCAA-II All-Midwest Region Team. The sophomore from Kansas City, Missouri, was named a Second Team all-region pick.
Dierenfeldt led the Panthers in hitting with a .410 average from the lead-off position in Drury’s order. The Staley High School product ended the regular season leading the Great Lakes Valley Conference in runs scored with 50, and his 66 hits were the second-most in the league. He drove in 27 runs in 40 games played while stealing 14 bases. Dierenfeldt ended the season with a 10-game hitting streak and had multi-hit games in seven of those 10 contests. He also earned First Team All-GLVC honors and was a Second Team All-Midwest Region selection by the D2CCA this postseason.
In addition to Dierenfeldt’s two selections on an all-region squad, Drury catcher Nikko Calabro also earned an All-Midwest Region award from the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association.
Full announcement from the ABCA/Rawlings