Ziel Named All-Region
NEW ULM, Minn. - Martin Luther College baseball player Jake Ziel was named Third Team All-Midwest Region as a utility player by the website D3baseball.com this week.
Ziel was one of five UMAC players selected to one of the three teams, with the other four coming from St. Scholastica.
Ziel finished the season with a 5-3 record and 2.65 ERA to go with 59 strikeouts in 51.0 innings pitched to lead the MLC staff.
At the plate, Ziel also batted a team-best .381, and also led the Knights in hits (37), runs (24), on-base percentage (.444), slugging percentage (.464) and total bases (45).
This is the second honor for Ziel this week. He was named First Team All-UMAC and Co-Pitcher of the Year in the conference on Monday.