May 23, 2006
WORCESTER, Mass. - Senior second baseman Tucker Frawley (New Haven, Conn.) was named to the New England Intercollegiate Baseball Association (NEIBA) Division I Second Team, as announced this afternoon by NEIBA officials. Frawley, who was a NEIBA First Team selection last year, is one of 26 all-stars from New England Division I baseball teams selected to play in the 31st annual College Baseball All-Star Game at Fenway Park on Sunday, May 28.
The all-star game will start at approximately 6:30 p.m., following the conclusion of the Boston Red Sox vs. Tampa Bay Devil Rays game. The game will also be webcast live on www.D3Cast.com. RealPlayer will be required to access the free webcast, which will be available as a live link on the front page of D3Cast.
Frawley finished his career as the program's all-time hits leader (190 career hits), all-time at-bats leader (540 career at-bats), and leader for at-bats in a single season (171 at-bats in 2006). He ranks second in program history for career games played (147 games played), hits (65 hits in 2006) in single season and assists (121 assists in 2006) in a single season, third all-time for both RBI (37 RBI in 2006) in a single season and total bases (79 total bases in 2006) in a single season, and fourth all-time for doubles (10 doubles in 2006) in a single season. In addition, he ranks seventh all-time for highest batting average in a single season (.409 ba in 2005), and is one of only six players in program history tied for most games played in a single season (43 games played in 2006).
A three-time All-Patriot League selection, Frawley led the team in batting average (.380 batting average), at-bats, hits, RBI, doubles, triples, walks (12 walks), total bases, and plate appearances (188 plate appearances).
Frawley was also honored for the third consecutive year with the Holy Cross baseball Hop Riopel Award, given to the team's Most Valuable Player. Frawley is only the second player (Ronnie Perry, Jr. '80) in program history to earn the award three times.
The University Division, consisting of Division I players from around New England will face the College Division made up of Division II and Division III all-stars. The University Division leads the overall series, 20-9-1, including last year's 8-2 win over the College Division on June 5.
Frawley singled to left field in the third inning of last year's game and finished 1-for-4 at the plate, while recording six putouts and five assists defensively.