Jones of Trinity; Maxwell of Birmingham-Southern selected All-Americans

Jones of Trinity; Maxwell of Birmingham-Southern selected All-Americans

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. - First basemen Evan Jones of Trinity University and Bruce Maxwell of Birmingham-Southern College were both named to the 2010 All-America team. Jones was a Second Team selection while Maxwell was recognized as Honorable Mention.

Jones, the SCAC Offensive Player-of-the-Year, led Trinity to the 2010 SCAC Baseball Tournament title and a berth in the NCAA Tournament. A senior from from Hillsboro, Calif., Jones led the SCAC during the regular season in batting average (.480), slugging percentage (.888) and on-base percentage (.583). He is also currently in the top six in the conference in hits (60 – fourth), runs batted in (61 – tied for first), runs scored (46 – sixth), home runs (12 – second) and total bases (111 – third).

Maxwell hit .431 in his inaugural season with the Panthers (seventh in the SCAC) with a league-high 15 home runs – the fourth-most in a SCAC single season. The SCAC Freshman-of-the-Year, Maxwell finished in the top 10 in the league in slugging percentage (.882 – second), on-base percentage (.500 – tied for seventh), hits (62 – third), runs scored (47 – fifth), runs batted in (61 – tied for first) and doubles (18 – tied for first).

The complete 2010 All-America team can be viewed by clicking here.

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