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UNCW's Mark Scalf CAA Baseball Coach-of-the-Year

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HARRISOBURG, VA (WECT) - For the fifth time in his career, UNCW head baseball coach Mark Scalf is the CAA Coach-of-the-Year.

Andrew Cain, Thomas Pope and Tyler McSwain were each named to the All-CAA First Team.

Scalf's Seahawks finished the season with 24 league wins, one off of the programs' all-time mark of 25.

The end result wasn't indicative of the start to the season.

UNCW began the year with three wins over the first 12 games, and was just 16-15 in early April before winning 19 of the final 24 games never losing a league series.

Cain hit .316 with 38 runs batted in, while Pope's .374 average led the team and was eighth best in the league. Right-handed pitcher Tyler McSwain owned an 8-3 overall record with a 3.17 era.   

Heading into the CAATournament the Seahawks rank second in the Conference in batting, pitching and fielding earning a first-round bye.  UNCW will open the Tournament Thursday at noon against the George Mason-VCU game. 

2012 ALL-CAA BASEBALL TEAM

2012 CAA PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Danny Poma, OF, Hofstra

2012 CAA PITCHER OF THE YEAR: Matt Davenport, RHP, William & Mary

2012 CAA DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Matt Ford, 2B, Hofstra

2012 CAA ROOKIE OF THE YEAR: Jason Vosler, 2B, Northeastern

2012 CAA COACH OF THE YEAR: Mark Scalf, UNCW

FIRST TEAM

Jon Leroux, Northeastern C Jr. Auburn, Mass./Auburn .347, 12 HR, 50 RBI

Jared Hammer, Hofstra 1B Jr. Flemington, N.J./Hunterdon Central .383, 4 HR, 64 RBI

Matt Ford, Hofstra 2B Jr. Lansing, N.Y./Lansing .379, 2 HR, 46 RBI, 19 SB

Dalton Rouleau, Hofstra SS Jr. Lompoc, Calif./Allan Hancock Coll. .341, 5 HR, 30 RBI, 25 SB

Joey Cujas, VCU 3B So. Midlothian, Va./Manchester .379, 2 HR, 45 RBI

Andrew Cain, UNCW# OF Sr. Greenville, N.C./J.H. Rose .316, 9 HR, 38 RBI, 20 SB

Danny Poma, Hofstra* OF Sr. Monterey, Calif./Cuesta College .435, 7 HR, 47 RBI, 26 SB

Thomas Pope, UNCW* OF Sr. Clinton, N.C./Clinton .374, 4 HR, 39 RBI, 14 SB

Brig Tison, George Mason# UT Sr. Vienna, Va./James Madison .368, 0 HR, 34 RBI

Kevin Flynn, Hofstra DH Sr. Morristown, N.J./CC of Morristown .350, 1 HR, 28 RBI

Matt Davenport, William & Mary SP Sr. Chesapeake, Va./Nansemond-Suffolk 7-5, 1.73 ERA, 90 K's

Tyler McSwain, UNCW SP Sr. Sophia, N.C./Randleman 8-3, 3.17 ERA, 63 K's

Chris O'Grady, George Mason RP Jr. Congers, N.Y./Clarkstown North 2-0, 14 svs., 0.50 ERA

SECOND TEAM

Matt Reistetter, Hofstra% C So. Hauppauge, N.Y./Hauppague .270, 0 HR, 18 RBI

Hunter Ridge, UNCW# 1B Jr. Asheboro, N.C./SW Randolph .329, 3 HR, 40 RBI

Michael Bass, UNCW 2B Jr. Fairmont, N.C./Fairmont .321, 0 HR, 28 RBI, 20 SB

Jake Koenig, UNCW SS Sr. Simpsonville, S.C./Spartanburg Meth. .292, 2 HR, 28 RBI

Matt Campbell, UNCW# 3B Sr. Salisbury, Md./Pitt Community College .289, 4 HR, 25 RBI, 18 SB

Aaron Barbosa, Northeastern% OF So. Dracut, Mass./Dracut .349, 1 HR, 20 RBI, 14 SB

Kenny Jackson, Hofstra OF So. Ronkonkoma, N.Y./Connetquot .340, 4 HR, 36 RBI

Dan Schafferman, George Mason OF Sr. Wilmington, Del./John Dickinson .338, 5 HR, 39 RBI

Brendan Butler, Towson UT Fr. Bel Air, Md./John Carroll .300, 1 HR, 33 RBI, 13 SB

Alex Maruri, Delaware DH Jr. Bronx, N.Y./Stepinac/Elon .344, 2 HR, 21 RBI

Corey Crispell, Delaware SP Sr. Hatboro, Pa./Hatboro-Horsham 6-4, 3.75 ERA, 52 K's

Michael Trionfo, Towson SP Jr. Jacksonville, Md./Calvert Hall 10-3, 3.24 ERA, 51 K's

Blake Hauser, VCU RP Jr. Chesterfield, Va./Manchester 5-2, 10 svs., 3.38 ERA

THIRD TEAM

Josh Tutwiler, Old Dominion C Sr. Bridgewater, Va./Jackson State CC .291, 8 HR, 31 RBI

Jimmy Yezzo, Delaware 1B So. Cherry Hill, N.J./Bishop Eustace .329, 6 HR, 35 RBI

Jason Vosler, Northeastern 2B Fr. West Nyack, N.Y./Don Bosco Prep .312, 6 HR, 43 RBI

Josh Wright, Old Dominion* SS Sr. Bridgewater, Va./Turner Ashby .294, 7 HR, 26 RBI 19 SB

Conner Brown, James Madison 3B So. Richmond, Va./Mills Godwin .338, 3 HR, 33 RBI

Ryan Lindemuth, William & Mary 3B So. Burke, Va./Lake Braddock .376, 5 HR, 48 RBI, 14 SB

Bill Cullen, VCU# OF So. Colonial Heights, Va./Thomas Dale .353, 4 HR, 37 RBI

Cole McInturff, James Madison OF Jr. Centreville, Va./Westfield .360, 0 HR, 25 RBI, 14 SB

Tyler Molinaro, UNCW OF Jr. Charlottesville, Va./Pitt CC .265, 14 HR, 38 RBI

Ty McFarland, James Madison% UT So. Bridgewater, Va./Turner Ashby .330, 0 HR, 16 RBI

Zack Helgeson, George Mason DH Sr. Roanoke, Va./Pitt CC .284, 12 HR, 43 RBI

Mat Batts, UNCW SP So. Winston-Salem, N.C./Western Carolina 5-4, 2.65 ERA, 79 K's

John Tiedemann, Hofstra SP Jr. San Luis Obispo, Calif./Cuesta College 7-4, 4.83 ERA, 62 K's

Devon Pearson, Delaware RP Sr. Reedsville, Pa./Indian Valley 4-1, 6 svs., 1.61 ERA

CAA ALL-ROOKIE TEAM

Caden Bailey, Georgia State SS Fr. Suwanee, Ga./Lambert .315, 0 HR, 16 RBI

Brendan Butler, Towson UT Fr. Bel Air, Md./John Carroll .300, 1 HR, 33 RBI, 13 SB

Chad Carroll, James Madison SS Fr. Oakton, Va./Oakton .279, 1 HR, 28 RBI, 13 SB

Corey Dick, UNCW DH Fr. Albemarle, N.C./Albemarle .316, 7 HR, 33 RBI

Josh Eldridge, Old Dominion OF Fr. Lorton, Va./Hayfield .299, 4 HR, 26 RBI

Michael Katz, William & Mary 1B Fr. Falls Church, Va./Bishop O'Connell .316, 10 HR, 58 RBI

Vimael Machin, VCU SS Fr. San Lorenzo, P.R./P.R. Baseball Acad. .286, 2 HR, 23 RBI

Tyler Powell, Delaware OF Fr. Marlton, N.J./Cherokee .329, 0 HR, 21 RBI

Jordan Ramsey, UNCW P Fr. Lexington, N.C./North Davidson 4-2, 3.92 ERA, 52 K's

Jason Vosler, Northeastern 2B Fr. West Nyack, N.Y./Don Bosco Prep .312, 6 HR, 43 RBI

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