Greg Van Sickler
Greg Van Sickler
Year: 2010
Hometown: Stephenson, Va.
Position: 3rd team
Major: Business Administration
Team: Baseball

The 2011 USA South Player and Pitcher of the Year... The 2010 ABCA South Region Player of the Year, USA South Conference Pitcher of the Year and VaSID State Player of the Year... A 2010 first team All-America selection by both D3baseball.com and the ABCA... A 2009 ABCA third team All-America... The 2008 USA South Conference and Virginia State Sports Information Directors Association Rookie of the Year... Outstanding competitor... As a senior: preseason first team All American by D3baseball.com and Baseball America... selected as the No. 4 DIII prospect by Baseball America... named USA South Conference Pitcher of the Week on February 21 after tossing 8.0 innings of shutout ball in a 2-0 win over nationally ranked Cortland State... struck out seven in that contest... named USA South Conference Player of the Week on February 28 after hitting .455 with two HR in a weekend sweep over Ferrum... earned a second Player of the Week honor on April 11 after hitting .556 with four home runs in 18 at-bats as the Hornets swept Messiah, Lebanon Valley and Averett in five contests... became the first player in league history to be named both Player and Pitcher of the Year after hitting .407 with 11 doubles and seven home runs at the plate and an 8-1 record on the mound in the 30 games prior to the conference tournament... named to the USA South Conference All-Tournament team... also earned Millington Regional All-Tournament honors... started in all 44 games played making 14 appearances as a pitcher... had 69 hits and had 46 RBI... made 83 strike-outs... went 11-1 with a 1.81 ERA in 89.2 innings... named first team All-America by D3baseball.com... repeated as the ABCA South Region Player of the Year... also named first team All-America by the ABCA... was awarded the Don Scalf Award by the USA South Conference, the highest honor the league bestows... the Scalf Award winner is the student-athlete who excels on the field, in the classroom and in the community... repeated his selection as the VaSID state Player of the Year... In the Valley in 2010: was named as the league's Pitcher of the Week on June 21 after tossing a shutout against Luray during the previous week... was virtually unhittable in his first four starts with 34 strikeouts in 26.0 innings pitched and a 0.69 ERA... was named as the "Hitter of the Day" by the website, All Things Valley League, after a 4 for 5, 2 RBI performance on June 29... earned a second straight selection to both the North All-Star and Mid-Atlantic All-Star teams in mid-July... As a junior: named pre-season first team All-America by D3baseball.com and the pre-season Player of the Year by Baseball America... earned first USA South Conference Pitcher of the Week honor on February 22 after tossing a one-hitter against Richard Stockton on February 21... struck out six in the complete game performance...Named USA South Pitcher of the Week March 15 after tossing a four-hitter against Methodist on March 13... earned a third USA South accolade on April 12 after throwing a six-hitter in a 9-2 win over Ferrum... also had a home run in the contest... earned Pitcher of the Year honors in the league and was named first team All-USA South at both utility and at pitcher... first time in school history that a player has earned two first team accolades in the same season... named to the 2010 USA South All-Tournament team as an outfielder... played four different positions (pitcher, DH, first base and leftfield) in the Hornets five tournament games... posted a co-tournament-high 10 hits while hitting .455... made a couple of outstanding catches in leftfield and had a complete game in his only pitching appearance... set a new school record for doubles in a season... named ESPN The Magazine first team Academic All-District III by CoSIDA... grabbed a spot on the Fayetteville Regional All-Tournament team... had a win on the mound to open the regional... named first team All-America by both D3baseball.com and the ABCA... earned first team All-State honors by the Virginia Sports Information Directors Association at both pitcher and utility in addition to PoY honors... named Academic All-State.. In the Valley League: spent the summer with the Front Royal Cardinals of the Valley League... named to the Valley Baseball League North All-Star team and to the VBL All-Star team that played against an All-Star team from the Cal Ripken, Sr. Collegiate Baseball League... finished the year with a 5-1 record on the mound and hit .373 at the plate... helped the Cards to a league-best 29 wins in the regular season... had a league-low 10 walks in 57.0 innings pitched... also earned All-Valley Divisional honors...  As a sophomore: led the league in runs batted in... was named first team All-South Region at utility and honorable mention All-USA South at first base... earned USA South All-Tournament honors at pitcher... earned Salisbury Regional All-Tournament honors after hitting .471 with three doubles and five RBI... also defeated Johns Hopkins in his only regional start on the mound... named third team All-America by the ABCA at utility... won the Hornets opening game of the 2009 NCAA Championships with a seven-hitter against Farmingdale (N.Y.) State... ended up hitting .667 for the team's stay in the tourney and drove in six runs... set a school record with 20 doubles... had a 0.36 ERA in 25.2 innings of post-season starts... was also named VaSID All-State... As a freshman: earned league Rookie of the Year honors after hitting .439 overall and an even .500 in league play... was named either the league's rookie pitcher or rookie player of the week in every week except one this spring... earned first team All-USA South honors at utility... named USA South Conference Rookie Player of the Week on February 25 after contributing five hits in eight at-bats in wins over Waynesburg and DeSales... drove in four runs in those two contests... was named USA South Conference Rookie Pitcher of the Week on March 3 after scattering nine hits in a 7-3 win over Methodist on March 1... did not walk a batter and had four strikeouts in that victory... grabbed his third league honor in four weeks after hitting .529 as the Hornets played Piedmont, LaGrange and Christopher Newport twice and Gettysburg and Maryville one time... had one double and one home run in those contests... grabbed his second Rookie pitcher honor on March 24 after beating Averett 9-7 on March 22... also hit .467 at the plate for the week... earned another USA South Conference player honor on March 31 after hitting .429 with five runs scored, five RBI and two walks as SU defeated Dickinson and swept Ferrum... went 4 for 6 with a double and a pair of RBI against NC Wesleyan on April 6 to help earn another USA South Conference Player honor on April 7... also had a win on the mound (over EMU) during that week... kept the streak going by being named again on April 14 after hitting .642 in games against Catholic, Frostburg and a pair against Greensboro... hit .667 over the weekend series with Greensboro... capped his year by being named Rookie of the Year for the entire department... also named second team All-South by the American Baseball Coaches Association... In high school: lettered three years under Jared Mounts at James Wood High School...named team captain as a junior and senior...twice named team MVP...as a senior named Northwestern District Player of the Year...

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