DeKams and Potter Earn All-Region

NEW PALTZ, NY — The New Paltz Baseball Team placed two members on the ABCA 2007 Division III All Region Baseball Team announced today by Regional Chairman and SUNY Brockport Baseball Coach Mark Rowland. Senior John DeKams (Kings Park, NY) and junior Zachary Potter (Pine Plains, NY) earned second team honors.
DeKams led the team in several offensive categories in his senior campaign including Batting Average (.398), Hits (49), Runs Batted In (33) and slugging percentage (.496). This is his third All-Region selection, earning third team recognition in 2004 and 2005. DeKams started 37 of a possible 38 games for the Hawks.
Potter, a junior pitcher for the Hawks found his way on to the All-Region Team posting a 6-3 record and a 3.32 earned run average on the mound. He struck out 59 batters in 76 innings, the second most for any pitcher earning All-Region recognition.