Henderson Earns Third First Team All-RMAC Honor; Seven Others Named to Teams
Colorado Springs, Colo.: Senior right-hander Charlie Henderson was honored on the First Team All-RMAC team for 2012 and becomes the first pitcher in RMAC history to earn three first team honors.
Seniors Mike McElreath and Alex Haag and junior Aaron Harms each were named to the second team. Senior Dave Holland, junior Hunter Aronson and sophomores Steven Brault and Jon Shoutta were third team honorees.
Henderson finished his senior campaign with a 5-4 record before his 15-strikeout two-hit shutout performance against CSU-Pueblo in the opening round of the RMAC Tournament. He leads the Rangers with 76 strikeouts and 91 1/3 innings pitched. He is fourth on the team with a 4.14 ERA. He ranks second in the RMAC in innings pitched and third in strikeouts and fourth in ERA.
McElreath, from Aurora, Colo., started 12 games on the mound and went 7-4 while ranking second on the team and third in the RMAC with a 3.70 ERA. He leads the team with six complete games and tied for the team lead with one shutout. He is second to Henderson with 55 strikeouts, while leading the RMAC by enducing 108 ground ball outs.
Harms exploded onto the scene midway through the season is currently 7-1 on the season, including a perfect 6-0 in six starts. The Lyons, Colo. native has seen action on the hill 12 times and leads the RMAC in 11 separate categories including his 2.79 ERA and .240 opponent batting average.
From Parker, Colo., right-fielder Alex Haag leads the Rangers in batting average with a .378 average. He leads the Rangers and ranked fifth in the RMAC with 49 runs scored, while his .473 on-base percentage is sixth best in the league. He tops the team with 15 doubles and 27 walks, while ranking second with 40 RBIs. Haag was named to the second team as a designated hitter in 2010.
Holland is a four-year starter at third base and was named the 2009 RMAC Freshman of the Year. He has nine doubles on the season and a .289 batting average while making 36 starts at the "hot corner".
Aronson is the Rangers closer and the Boulder, Colo. native leads the team and is third in the RMAC with six saves. He has a 4.37 ERA and owns a 2-1 record. He leads the RMAC with 22 appearances and has 27 strikeouts in 35 innings.
Last year's RMAC Freshman of the Year Steven Brault leads the Rangers with 44 RBIs and has made 43 starts, mostly in rightfield. The El Cajon, Calif. native has a .304 average with 11 doubles. He is third on the team with four homeruns and has only struck out seven times all season in 158 at bats.
Fellow sophomore Jon Shoutta has started 37 games between the designated hitter spot and first base. The Englewood, Colo. native leads the team with eight homeruns, which is fifth in the RMAC. He has a .306 average and tops the team with a .556 slugging percentage. His .431 on-base percentage is second on the team which is aided by 26 walks, second most for Regis. Shoutta was first team selection as a freshman.
These seven and the Ranger team will play New Mexico Highlands in a winner's bracket game at the RMAC Tournament Thursday night at 7:00 p.m. in Pueblo, Colo.