Friday, December 19, 2014

OU's Marshall named an NAIA All-American

By The Herald Staff | 6/4/2014

Ottawa University sophomore infielder Aaron Marshall has been named an NAIA Honorable Mention All-American. Marshall is Braves’ first baseball All-American since the 2009 season.

He was a first team all-conference selection. Marshall started 48 games, going  62-for-151 at the plate and finishing with a .411 batting average.

Ottawa University sophomore infielder Aaron Marshall has been named an NAIA Honorable Mention All-American. Marshall is Braves’ first baseball All-American since the 2009 season.

He was a first team all-conference selection. Marshall started 48 games, going  62-for-151 at the plate and finishing with a .411 batting average.

He scored 43 runs, hit eight doubles, had four triples, tallied 10 home runs, had a slugging percentage of .715, had 24 walks, was hit by pitch three times, finished with an on base percentage of .500 and he was 26-for-28 in stolen base attempts.

Marshall hit a career-high two home runs against Tabor College, had a career-high four hits against Kansas Wesleyan University, tallied a career-best four RBI three times and hit his first collegiate home run against Waldorf College.  

He had 20 multi-hit games and a career-high 12 game hitting streak. Marshall finished ranked 12th in the NAIA in slugging percentage (.715), 15th in home runs (10), 20th in home runs per game (.2), 28th in total bases per game (2.2), 29th in total bases (108), 29th in total stolen bases (26), 33rd in batting average (.411), 40th in triples (4), 41st in stolen bases per game (.542), and 47th in total steal attempts (28).

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