SEMIFINALISTS NAMED FOR 2015 TINO MARTINEZ AWARD WINNER
AWARD HONORS DII BASEBALL’S MOST OUTSTANDING PLAYER

The semifinalists for the 2015 D2 Baseball News Tino Martinez Award has been determined. The thirty exceptional student-athletes named comprise an elite list of top players at the DII level. The annual honor is named after the former University of Tampa Spartan, Olympian and MLB All-Star, Tino Martinez.

Note: Previously all players, including pitchers, were eligible for the award. Starting last season the honor is for “everyday” players only. The top pitcher is now be honored by the Brett Tomko Award.

The winner of the 2015 Tino Martinez Award will be named Monday, June 1st following the Division II Championships held in Cary, NC. The finalists will be revealed prior to the beginning of the DII finals

Name School YR POS AVG HR RBI SLG% OB% SB
Nathan Ackerman Wayne St (NE) JR OF 0.367 13 39 0.850 0.409 0
Will Albertson Catawba JR C/OF 0.491 19 70 0.939 0.553 2
Austin Allen Florida Tech JR C/DH 0.439 10 49 0.790 0.483 4
Albert Baur Newberry 1B SR 0.418 15 55 0.791 0.507 2
Andrew Brodbeck Flagler 2B SR 0.392 4 28 0.594 0.527 23
Patrick Castleberry Arkansas Tech C SR 0.380 13 58 .740 .475 1
Brendan Collins Columbus St OF SR 0.410 5 37 0.590 0.476 29
Collins Cuthrell UNC Pembroke SR 3B 0.454 22 63 0.988 0.543 5
Justin Garcia Nova Southeastern JR 1B 0.368 15 49 0.819 0.477 7
Jordan Godman CSU-Pueblo OF JR 0.444 3 28 0.681 0.528 23
Justin Harris Emporia St SR OF 0.483 4 29 0.772 0.549 25
Chris Hoffman Missouri Southern OF JR 0.442 7 34 0.717 0.503 14
Jhalan Jackson Florida Southern OF JR 0.398 13 48 0.797 0.455 2
Stephen James Ashland 2B SR 0.407 8 39 0.788 0.482 5
Nolan Johnson Minnesota St C SR 0.416 4 21 0.664 0.429 0
Hayden Jones Valdosta St SS JR 0.424 6 38 0.662 0.491 1
Dean Long Emporia St SR 3B 0.387 15 55 0.825 0.488 10
Jason Morozowski Mt Olive OF JR 0.419 14 65 0.743 0.483 14
Hunter Newman Trevecca Nazarene JR 1B 0.504 14 58 1.000 0.598 5
Brandon Overstreet Erskine SS SR 0.422 8 55 0.679 0.458 8
Tanner Rainey West Alabama SR 1B 0.348 12 43 0.791 0.473 4
Nick Sell Seton Hill SR 3B 0.466 21 71 1.092 0.523 8
Troy Sieber St. Leo 1B SO 0.366 12 50 0.725 0.471 1
Colton Simbeck Alabama-Huntsville SR OF 0.402 14 38 0.990 0.483 1
Thomas Spitz Wingate OF SR 0.366 11 51 0.674 0.452 13
Allen Staton North Greenville SS SR 0.398 8 35 0.694 0.460 16
Dylan Tice West Chester SR SS 0.448 7 23 0.885 0.535 2
Ryan Uhl Indiana (PA) SR 1B 0.383 19 50 0.972 0.507 0
Adam Urbania Slippery Rock SR OF 0.435 7 43 0.741 0.509 5
Austin Wallingford Colorado Mesa C SR 0.383 10 33 0.708 0.458 10
Matt Wilson Shepherd SR OF 0.479 6 32 0.840 0.573 2
Kamran Young Cal St Dominguez Hills OF SR 0.407 10 33 0.732 0.519 3