Woods selected to All-ECAC team

Woods selected to All-ECAC team

Andrew Woodley, Sports Information Director

DANBURY, Conn. (May 24) - Bethany College first baseman/relief pitcher Neil Woods (Pittsburgh, Pa./North Allegheny) was named an All-Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) South Second Team selection announced the organization Wednesday morning.

Woods, who was named All-Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) First Team utility player earlier this month, garnered his second postseason award after helping the Bison at the plate and on the mound.

He ranked fourth on the team with a .315 batting average, including a team-best 41 hits, third on the squad with 19 RBI and second with 19 runs scored, while starting all 37 games. Woods also served as the team's closer and ranked second in the PAC with seven saves to along with a 1.13 ERA over 16 innings of work. He ended the year 3-0 on the bump, leading the team in wins in the process.

The Bison wrapped up the season at 14-22-1 overall, including an 8-14 mark in against PAC foes. The 14 wins was the most in a single-season since the team won 19 in 2014.