January 19, 2010

Greg Ferrell and Matt Tracy Featured in Top 30 D-III Players by BuckeyeStateBaseball.com

(COLUMBUS, OH)--Mount Union junior outfielder Greg Ferrell (Uniontown/Green) and junior infielder Matt Tracy (Pittsburgh, PA/Central Catholic) were both listed among the Top 30 NCAA Division III Players heading into the 2010 season by BuckeyeStateBaseball.com.

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Greg Ferrell
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Matt Tracy


Ferrell is a two time All-OAC selection who this past season hit .381 with five home runs, 35 RBI, 56 hits, 18 doubles, and 12 steals and won a Rawlings National Gold Glove Award in centerfield. 

Tracy started all 38 games and lead the team in triples with four and on-base percentage while hitting .402, 26 RBI, 33 runs. Matt also had 13 multi-hit games and scored two or more runs nine times.  He was also named to the All-Ohio Athletic Conference Second Team.

The duo are two of six returning starting position players along all four starting pitchers back for a Mount Union team that went 20-18 a year ago.

Mount Union starts the season Saturday, March 6 at Marysville (TN) before a week of games in Winter Haven, FL.  The home opener is Saturday, March 20 at 1 pm against Westminster (PA) at the 23rd Street Field in Alliance.

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Former Mount Union pitcher Chad Markert '97 is a contributing writer and the D-III editor for Buckeye State Baseball.

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