Moravian's Dave Zubia Earns D3baseball.com All-America Status
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. --- Senior shortstop Dave Zubia of the Moravian College baseball team has been named to the 2012 D3baseball.com All-America Third Team announced Tuesday.
Zubia has been collecting postseason honors since the Greyhounds closed out the 2012 season with a 28-16 overall record. In addition to being named a D3baseball.com All-American, Zubia was honored as the 2012 Landmark Conference Player of the Year and on the All-Conference First Team. He also earned D3baseball.com All-Mid-Atlantic Region and American Baseball Coaches Association All-Mid-Atlantic Region First Team accolades. Zubia was also named to the Landmark All-Conference Second Team in 2010.
This spring, Zubia hit .432 from the plate with a season school record of 67 hits. He lead the team with a .613 slugging percentage, .536 on-base percentage, 54 runs scored, 22 walks, 14 hit-by-pitch and 20 stolen bases to go with his 39 RBIs, 13 doubles, three triples and three home runs.
In his career, Zubia hit .385 (168-for-436) while starting 130 of the 134 games he played in. Zubia added 125 runs scored, 25 doubles, five triples, four homers, 84 RBIs, 215 total bases, a .493 slugging percentage, 59 walks, 39 hit-by-pitch, a .493 on-base percentage, two sacrifice flies and 41 stolen bases. He also had a .926 fielding percentage with 177 putouts and 365 assists in 585 chances in the field.
Zubia holds seven school records including hits in a season, runs in a season (tied), on-base percentage in a season and assists in a season all set in 2012 and career records for batting average, on-base percentage and assists. He is ranked in the top ten in 30 game, season and career lists in Moravian's record book at the end of his four-year career.
Zubia becomes Moravian's second D3baseball.com All-American, joining classmate Brendan Close, who earned First Team honors in 2011.
The Greyhounds were 14-4 during the Landmark Conference regular season to finish in first place and host the conference tournament for the third straight season.
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