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Whatley Adds All-Midwest Region Honors

Whatley Adds All-Midwest Region Honors

TULSA, Okla. -- The American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) announced that Oral Roberts sophomore catcher Matt Whatley earned a spot on the 2016 ABCA/Rawlings All-Midwest Region Second Team.

Whatley wrapped up his second full season in Tulsa leading the team with eight home runs, a .562 slugging percentage and 39 walks. The Claremore, Oklahoma native finished second on the team with a .363 average (73-of-201) while also driving in 41 runs on the season. 

Starting 49 games behind the plate, Whatley held the opposition to just 31 stolen bases. He also gunned down 14 would-be base stealers during the season. He tallied 20 multiple hit games, including three four-hit contests. 

WHATLEY SEASON HIGHLIGHTS
ABCA/Rawlings All-Midwest Region Second Team
Summit League First Team All-League Selection
Summit League Academic All-League Selection
Johnny Bench Award Watch List
2x Summit League Player of the Week

Click HERE to view ABCA Release.

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