Jan. 23, 2010

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Knight named CAA Preseason Player of the Year


James Madison junior infielder/pitcher Trevor Knight (left) was picked as the 2010 Colonial Athletic Association Preseason Player of the Year in voting by the league’s head coaches and released by the conference office.


Knight hit .377 a season ago with 14 home runs and 55 RBI for the Dukes. He tallied 60 runs and had 15 steals in 18 attempts. Knight posted a 3-2 record with a 4.32 ERA in 13 pitching appearances.


Knight had four teammates join him on the Preseason All-CAA team: senior outfielders Matt Browning and Matt Townsend, junior shortstop David Herbek and junior relief pitcher Kevin Munson.


2010 CAA Preseason All-Conference Team


Pos., Name, Class, School, 2009 Overall Stats


C Cody Stanley, Jr., UNC Wilmington, .332, 12 HR, 56 RBI

1B Bradley Logan, Sr., Georgia State, .309, 10 HR, 49 RBI

2B Ryan Soares, Sr., George Mason, .318, 11 HR, 42 RBI

SS David Herbek, Jr., James Madison, .370, 10 HR, 54 RBI, 18 SB

3B Jake McAloose, Sr., Old Dominion, .413, 6 HR, 44 RBI

OF Matt Browning, Sr., James Madison, .376, 9 HR, 59 RBI

OF Kevin Collins, Sr., Towson, .335, 14 HR, 56 RBI

OF Matt Townsend, Sr., James Madison, .390, 17 HR, 59 RBI

P/IF Trevor Knight, Jr., James Madison, .377, 14 HR, 55 RBI/3-2, 4.32 ERA

DH Robbie Monday, Sr., UNC Wilmington, .277, 12 HR, 37 RBI

SP Kevin Crum, Sr., George Mason, 8-4, 4.64 ERA, 56 K

SP Ryan Moore, Sr., Georgia State, 7-2, 4.41 ERA, 64 K

RP Kevin Munson, Jr., James Madison, 3-3, 2.85 ERA, 9 saves


Honorable Mention: Chris Forsten, C, William & Mary; Ryan Cuneo, 1B, Delaware; Mike Fabiaschi, 2B, James Madison; Chris Wychock, 2B, Towson; Nick Natoli, SS, Towson; Mike Rooney, SS, UNC Wilmington; Carlos Alonso, 3B, Delaware; Grayson Evans, OF, UNC Wilmington; Austin Harclerode, 1B/OF, Towson; Shane Davis, DH, George Mason; Turner Phelps, SP, James Madison; Rich O’Donald, SP, Delaware; Stephen Harrold, RP, UNC Wilmington; Justin Malone, RP, Georgia State


(photo courtesy of JMU Media Relations Office)