Two Aggie Baseball Players Earn All-Region Honors
Courtesy: New Mexico State University  
Release:  06/23/2011

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. - Sophomores Zac Fisher and Parker Hipp were named to the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) All-Midwest Region teams released, Thursday, June 23.

Fisher was selected to the first team as the designated hitter and Parker was earned second team honors as a second baseman.  Fisher ended the 2011 season hitting .398 and Hipp wasn't far behind with a  .396 batting average.

"This is a very deserving honor for Zac and Parker," head coach Rocky Ward said.  "Both players work hard to be the best they can on the field and both stepped up their play as sophomores."

Fisher finished the season as the Aggies' best batter and appeared in 52 games while starting 44. He tied for team-high honors with 68 hits including 16 doubles and a team-high eight home runs (4th in WAC). He led the team in slugging percentage at .632 and had an on-base percentage of .454.

Hipp finished second on the team in batting average at .396 and recorded 67 hits, second on the team, despite missing several games due to injury. He also had 10 doubles and six home runs and was second on the team in slugging percentage at .574. He sported an on-base percentage of .507 and was 7-for-8 in stolen bases, also second best on the team. Hipp also drew 39 walks placing him third on the team in the category, while his 58 RBI was second in the WAC.

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