Worcester, Mass.--Clark University senior Teddy Downing (Cambridge, Mass.) was named to the 2018 D3baseball.com All-New-England Region Second Team as announced on Monday afternoon. Downing earned a spot on the second team as a utility player. Players were nominated for these awards by the Sports Information Directors at the various schools.
Downing contributed greatly to the success of the baseball team in 2018 including a run in the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Tournament. He had 56 hits including eight doubles, one triple and two homeruns and ranked in the top three in the NEWMAC for batting averages at .373. He also boasted an impressive .480 slugging percentage and ranked fifth in the NEWMAC in RBIs with 34. As one of the most successful closing pitchers in the conference he accumulated 30 strikeouts over 21 innings pitched, had three wins on the season, and a conference high six saves.
Downing also earned his second NEWMAC All-Conference recognition this year as he was named to the First Team following his 2018 campaign.
The full release from D3baseball.com can be found here: 2018 D3baseball.com All-New-England Region Team