Bastin, Foley Garner Honorable Mention Accolades

Bastin, Foley Garner Honorable Mention Accolades

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Athletic Conference has named Capital University sophomores Logan Bastin and Jake Foley to the honorable mention squad, the league announced Monday, May 11.

Bastin, a shortstop from Mansfield, Ohio, played in all 37 games for Capital and led the team in doubles (11) and home runs (2). He also paced the Crusaders with 52 hits and 32 RBIs, cracking the program's single-season top 10 list in both categories. His .371 batting average was good for second on the team among players with a minimum of 100 at-bats.

He posted 12 multi-hit games, highlighted by a performance in which he collected three hits and four RBIs in a 17-12 victory over Heidelberg on April 10.

On the defensive side, he compiled 103 assists, 64 putouts and a fielding percentage of .893.

Foley had more plate appearances than any other Crusader with 148. The mark places the Pataskala, Ohio native, fifth in Capital's record book for at-bats in a single season. He finished the season with 45 hits and a team high 33 runs.

He contributed to a midseason four-game winning-streak with eleven putouts, seven hits, seven runs, and four RBIs.

Playing at centerfield, Foley had a .988 fielding percentage with 79 putouts, while only committing one error all season.

Marietta's Ryan Hanahan was selected OAC Player of the Year, while Andrew Doring of John Carroll took home OAC Pitcher of the Year honors.

The Crusaders finished 2015 with an overall record of 14-23 and 14-4 in conference play.