Turner and Walker Tabbed NCCAA All-Americans
June 4, 2015
Written By: Kyler Ludlow, Sports Information Director
GREENVILLE, S.C. – On Thursday morning the National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) announced its 2015 All-American teams, with Palm Beach Atlantic senior Brian Walker and junior Josh Turner being named All-American second-team.
Walker, a second baseman from Deerfield Beach, Fla., put together one of the finest seasons in PBA’s in recent history, hitting a team-high .398 with a .451 on-base percentage while starting 53 games during his final season in the Blue and White. He led the team in total hits with 80 while also scoring 41 and driving in 36 runs, notching 11 doubles and finishing top 10 in NCAA Division II in stolen bases with a team-best 30.
Turner transferred to Palm Beach Atlantic and immediately established himself as the top pitcher in the rotation, was named the NCCAA South Region Pitcher of the Year earlier in the season. He finished the year with a 5-7 record and a 4.26 ERA in 17 starts, striking out a team-high 106 batters and holding opponents to a staff-best .232 batting average.
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