Martin an all-American nominee
Published 10:09 am Thursday, April 5, 2018
By Andrew Marshall
Brandon Lankford hit a two-run home run to left field for UNC-Asheville in a March 31 contest against Campbell.
Caleb Wallace had a 4-5 outing that included two RBIs and two runs for Emory and Henry on March 28. On March 31, Wallace had a 3-5 outing with three RBIs.
Kenzie Barneycastle of Newberry was 1-2 with a run against Wingate on March 27. Barneycastle currently maintains a .465 batting average.
K’lea Parks had a 1-3 outing along with an RBI for Louisburg in game one against Southern Maryland. In game two, Parks had a 2-4 outing with two RBIs in the 19-4 win.
Julie Gough tossed a complete game for Guilford on March 31 against Covenant. In that complete game, Gough allowed six hits, three earned runs, walked two and struck out three. On the season, Gough has appeared in six games for the Quakers. In those games, she has thrown 27 innings, allowed 34 hits, 10 earned runs, walked eight and struck out eight. Gough currently maintains a 2.59 ERA and a 3-1 record.
Elijah Gregory was the No. 3 seed for Guilford tennis in a March 31 match against Randolph. Gregory won his singles match in straight sets (6-1, 6-1). Gregory would team up with Mason Robb in doubles and would proceed to win 8-5.
Nevada’s Caleb Martin was named All-American Honorable Mention by The Associated Press.
The 6-7 junior is among 46 players who received honorable mention along with the AP’s three all-America teams. Being named Mountain West Conference Player of the Year earned him the honor.
Martin averaged 18.9 points and 5.9 rebounds in helping lead the Wolf Pack to the MWC regular-season title and advance to the Sweet 16 before losing to Loyola Chicago, 69-68. Martin is the sixth Wolf Pack player to earn AP All-American honors.
Caleb and twin brother Cody have another year of eligibility remaining with the Wolf Pack, who finished 29-8 to tie the program record for wins.