Central Missouri right handed pitcher Mark Carey was named the MIAA pitcher of the year for 2008. Here’s the full list of players who received recognition in the MIAA.
First Team Pos Ht Wt Cl Hometown*Tyler Applehans, ESU P 6-0 215 Jr. Fredonia, Kan.
*Mark Carey, UCM P 6-2 215 Jr. East Alton, Ill.
Everett Saul, MWSU P 6-4 210 Sr. Cochecton, N.Y.
Chris Matlock, UCM RP 6-2 180 Jr. Springfield, Mo.
*Keith Hernandez, ESU C 5-10 200 Sr. Pio Rico, Ariz.
*Dusty Washburn, FHSU 1B 6-3 230 Jr. Hays, Kan.
*Anthony Dreiling, ESU 2B 6-2 180 Jr. Lawrence, Kan.
Brian McBryde, UCM SS 6-0 180 Sr. Humble, Texas
Adam Carolan, MWSU 3B 5-11 180 Sr. Sacramento, Calif.
*Eric Shortell, ESU OF 6-0 190 Sr. Mission, Kan.
Brian Majors, ESU OF 5-10 175 Sr. Owasso, Okla.
Blaine Rutledge, UCM OF 6-0 195 Sr. Victoria, Minn.
Connor Crumbliss, ESU DH 5-8 170 Jr. Arkansas City, Kan.
Brett Becker, FHSU UT 5-9 170 Jr. Topeka, Kan.
Ben Toedebusch, MWSU UT 6-0 205 Sr. Troy, Mo.
Two utility players selected due to a tie in voting
Second Team Bret Harvel, NWMSU P 6-3 200 Jr. Lee’s Summit, Mo.
Danny Potje, UCM P 6-4 190 So. Arnold, Mo.
Jared Potts, UCM P 6-3 200 Sr. Grove, Okla.
Evan Nickell, NWMSU RP 6-0 230 Sr. Lee’s Summit, Mo.
Luis Perez, UCM C 6-1 205 Sr. Valencia, Venezuela
Derek Ezell, MSSU 1B 6-0 205 Jr. Lee’s Summit, Mo.
Nick Pfeiffer, NWMSU 2B 5-10 175 So. Winigan, Mo.
Ryan Bledsoe, NWMSU SS 5-9 180 Sr. Union, Mo.
Iain Dykins, UCM 3B 6-3 205 Sr. Reno, Nev.
Greg Bieker, FHSU OF 6-5 190 So. Hays, Kan.
Taylor House, PSU OF 5-9 175 Jr. Neosho, Mo.
Troy Landi, MWSU OF 6-1 185 So. Blue Springs, Mo.
Brad Mountjoy, SBU OF 6-0 190 Jr. Blue Springs, Mo.
Mike Hallam, UCM DH 6-3 215 Jr. Forney, Texas
Justin Barnhart, SBU UT 5-11 170 So. St. Charles, Mo.
Four outfielders selected due to ties in voting
Honorable MentionMatt Augustine, FHSU P 5-11 195 So. Colby, Kan.
Eric Gilliland, FHSU P 6-1 190 Jr. Concordia, Kan.
Brock Nehls, ESU P 6-5 210 Sr. Hays, Kan.
Chris Rusler, MWSU P 5-10 175 Sr. Norman, Okla.
Brian Stroth, WU P 5-11 175 Sr. Topeka, Kan.
Richard Timbrook, ESU P 6-3 185 Sr. Independence, Mo.
Aaron Burris, ESU RP 6-0 180 Sr. Stilwell, Kan.
Curtis Hamilton, WU RP 6-0 215 Jr. Silver Lake, Kan.
Ryan Majercik, FHSU C 6-0 180 Fr. Overland Park, Kan.
Chris Martinez, SBU 1B 6-0 195 Sr. Littleton, Colo.
Britt Westman, NWMSU 1B 6-3 225 Sr. Smithville, Mo.
Luke Crader, TSU 2B 5-7 150 Fr. Burfordville, Mo.
Brett Biggs, FHSU SS 5-9 175 Sr. Great Bend, Kan.
Brett Hothan, PSU SS 6-1 190 Sr. Tecumseh, Kan.
Ben Malick, NWMSU 3B 5-9 180 Jr. Blue Springs, Mo.
Tyler Robbins, FHSU 3B 6-0 185 So. Denver, Colo.
Kevin Wempe, ESU 3B 6-1 180 Fr. Topeka, Kan.
Juan Hernandez, MSSU OF 5-10 155 Jr. Orlando, Fla.
Will Feil, UCM OF 6-2 180 So. St. Charles, Mo.
Clay Weatherford, UCM OF 6-1 180 Sr. Fulton, Miss.
Brian Dean, PSU UT 6-0 174 Fr. Littleton, Colo.
Wes Joy, WU UT 5-10 175 So. Burlington, Kan.
Player of the Year: Keith Hernandez, C, ESU (unanimous choice)
Pitcher of the Year: Mark Carey, RHP, UCM
Freshman of the Year: Ryan Majercik, C, FHSU
Coach of the Year: Bob Fornelli, ESU (unanimous choice)