TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Feb. 7) – Four Florida A&M University Baseball team members received 2019 Preseason All-Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference honors announced by the league office on Thursday.
Garnering first-team notices were St. Petersburg, Fla. senior catcher Brett Maxwell (.270, 48 hits, 24 runs, 5 2Bs, HR, 30 RBIs), and Tallahassee junior relief pitcher Dylan Carson (1-0, 2.33, 9 Saves 27.0 IP, 24Ks).
Second team selections included a pair of Tallahassee area seniors, third baseman Kaycee Reese (.279, 46 hits, 29 runs, 8 2Bs, 4 HRs, 20 RBI), and center fielder Willis McDaniel (.253, 39 hits, 28 runs, 9 2Bs, 4 3Bs, 2 HRs, 21 RBI).
The Rattlers were picked to finish third in the MEAC Southern Division behind defending conference and division winner North Carolina A&T, and archrival Bethune-Cookman.
FAMU opens their 2019 schedule next Friday in the Andre Dawson Classic in New Orleans.
They will then open their 2019 home schedule on Tuesday, Feb. 19 against the University of Missouri Tigers at 4:00 p.m., which starts a six-game home stand at Moore-Kittles Field.