Four Generals Earn Spots on All Conference Team
Herkimer Baseball had four players named to the Mountain Valley All Conference team in route to their 6th consecutive conference championship.
Outfielder Christian Aybar (Pawtucket, RI) earned his spot after hitting .409 with 16 doubles, 3 triples, 2 homeruns, and 26 runs batted in to go along with 26 stolen bases in all 26 attempts. He also excelled in centerfield with his glove. Brandon Hubbard (Rockville, MD) was selected as the conference's best first baseman with a .462 average with 19 doubles, 2 homeruns, and tied for the team lead with 42 runs batted in. Leon Babcock (Bloomfield, CT) was selected at the DH after he put together a nice season of hitting .300 with 7 doubles and 4 homeruns.
Greg Musk (Rotterdam Junction, NY) was selected for the second time in two years to the all conference team as a pitcher. He led the Mountain Valley Conference in strikeouts with 84 over 51.1 innings pitched. He also had a 1.77 ERA with 1.26 ratio to go along with a 7-0 record. Over two season at Herkimer, Musk never lost a conference game on the road.
2017 ALL MOUNTAIN VALLEY CONFERENCE BASEBALL TEAM
First Base - BRANDON HUBBARD, HERKIMER COLLEGE
Second Base- Danny Coleman, Hudson Valley
Third Base - Ryan McNamara, Fulton-Montgomery
Shortstop - Aaron Cook, SUNY Adirondack
Catcher - Matt Zita, SUNY Adirondack
Designated Hitter - LEON BABCOCK, HERKIMER COLLEGE
Outfield - Alex Koshgarian, Hudson Valley
Outfield - Nate Corhouse - SUNY Adirondack
Outfield - Noah Ernst - Columbia-Greene
Outfield - CHRISTIAN AYBAR, HERKIMER COLLEGE
Pitcher - GREG MUSK, HERKIMER COLLEGE
Pitcher - Max Perrotta, SUNY Adirondack
Pitcher - Rick Umholtz, Fulton-Montgomery
Player of the Year - Danny Coleman, Hudson Valley