Awards continue to roll in for PSU Baseball player

Awards continue to roll in for PSU Baseball player

Goulet tabbed First Team All-American by ABCA

            PLYMOUTH, N.H. – The American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) released announced the 2019 ABCA/Rawlings NCAA Division III All-America teams following the opening ceremonies of the Division III College World Series in Cedar Rapids, Iowa late Thursday night and the top hitter from Plymouth State University was once recognized.

            Senior Josh Goulet (Nashua, N.H.) adds yet another postseason honor to his trophy room as he was named to the All-America First Team. The honor caps an incredible postseason of recognition for the slugger, who was also named a First Team All-American by D3baseball.com, as well as earning ABCA/Rawlings New England All-Region First Team, D3baseball.com New England Region Player of the Year, D3baseball.com All-New England First Team, Little East Conference (LEC) Player of the Year and All-LEC First Team.

            The potential for additional honors remains, as the ABCA/Rawlings Gold Glove Teams will be announced in mid-June, followed by the ABCA National Players of the Year in late-June.

            Goulet's season will go down in history as one of the most productive in program history. His .410 batting average ranks among the top-25 in program history, while he shattered the program record with 13 home runs to lead the LEC. In March, he equaled a program-record with a three-homer game, and also led the conference in RBI (47), slugging (.806) and fielding percentage (1.000). He ranked second in the league in runs scored (47), doubles (16), total bases (116) and third in on-base percentage (.492) and stolen bases (24). His home run, slugging and total bases totals all ranked in the top-15 in the nation.

            He set new program records with his 47 runs driven in, 14 total bases in a game and season (116), and ends his career as the program leader in runs scored (132) and steals (98). Goulet reached base in all 37 games this spring, which included a team-high 19-game hitting streak to close the season during which he batted .432 with seven homers, 25 RBI and 25 runs scored.

            Under fourth-year head coach Clay Jenkins, Plymouth State finished the season with a 14-23 mark and just missed qualifying for the LEC Tournament after going 5-11 in conference play. The team set multiple season program records, including runs scored (290), home runs (28) and runs batted in (257).

            Click here to see the complete ABCA/Rawlings NCAA Division III All-America Teams.

 

 

 

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