Mersky earns All-Landmark Conference honors
HUNTINGDON, Pa. – Juniata College baseball's junior outfielder Ben Mersky (Hershey, Pa./Hershey) earned All-Landmark Conference First Team honors for his explosive efforts as the team's centerfielder and his exceptional offensive effort during the 2012 season, released Tuesday.
Mersky led the team in hits (56), batting average (.452), doubles (12), and RBI (35) as he played in 35 games this season. His batting average sits atop the top players in the Landmark Conference and ranks 14th among Division III statistical leaders. His team high 14 stolen bases ranks fifth in the league and his three triples tie him for third in the conference. Mersky also led the Eagles in on base percentage, .497, as the team's leadoff batter.
Defensively, Mersky recorded 90 putouts with just two errors for a .978 fielding percentage. Mersky also logged an assist when he pegged a Gettysburg runner out at the plate that attempted to go from second to home on a single.