May 17, 2013
ALLENDALE, Mich. - A handful of Grand Valley State baseball student-athletes have been named all-region honorees by Daktronics and the American Baseball Coaches Association, as both organization's 2013 Midwest All-Region Teams were announced recently.
Zak, senior Anthony Campanella and senior Brad Zambron were named to the ABCA Midwest All-Region Second Team, while Brugnoni, Zambron and senior Kyle Teague were named to the Daktronics Midwest All-Region Second Team.
Zak is leading the team in hitting, batting .384 with 13 doubles, two home runs, 34 RBI and a .506 slugging percentage. He was named All-GLIAC First Team recently.
Brugnoni is batting .320 with a team-leading 40 runs scored, 13 home runs and 52 RBI to go with a .667 slugging percentage. Brugnoni's most recent home run, in the first game of the 2013 NCAA Division II Midwest Regional Tournament, tied him for the GVSU career lead in home runs with 32. Brugnoni was named Second Team All-GLIAC last week.
Campanella is 8-4 on the season with a 1.69 ERA, five complete games and three shutouts this season. With his shutout of Lake Erie in the GLIAC Tournament, Campanella became GVSU's career shutout record holder with five in a little under two years of competing as a Laker. Campanella leads the team with 85 innings pitched, and has struck out 48 batters this season. He was named Second Team All-GLIAC.
Teague is 6-2 with a 2.13 ERA and 54 strikeouts in 63.1 innings of work this year, including three complete games and one shutout. Teague is holding hitters to a .201 batting average and was named First Team All-GLIAC.
Zambron is 1-2 this year with a 1.72 ERA and 12 saves, striking out 43 hitters in 36.2 innings of work to only five walks. His .193 batting average against leads the team. Zambron became the NCAA Division II career leader in saves earlier this season. He currently has 38 saves and has appeared in 97 games over his career as a Laker.
GVSU is currently taking part in the 2013 NCAA Division II Midwest Regional Tournament in Springfield, Mo. The Lakers defeated St. Joseph's (Ind.), 6-5, on the first day of competition, and will face Lewis on Friday (May 17) at 8 p.m. in a winner's bracket game.