Novak, Casperson, Siegle Named to All-Region Baseball Teams Posted on May 30th, 2023 by

SAINT PETER, Minn. – The and ABCA/Rawlings Division III All-Region Teams were announced early this week and a trio of Gustavus baseball players received recognition. Bryce Novak (Sr., Cleveland) and Mitch Casperson (Jr., Le Sueur) were selected to the All-Region 9 Second Team while Luke Siegle (So., Blaine) was named to the ABCA All-Region 9 Third Team.

Novak makes his third consecutive appearance on the All-Region Team after leading the team with a .428 batting average, which ranked second in the MIAC. Novak started all but one game this season, accumulating a MIAC-high 71 hits. He also had 49 runs, 11 doubles, one triple, two home runs, 28 RBIs, and a team-high .492 on-base percentage. In center field, Novak committed just one error with 63 putouts for a .983 fielding percentage. 

Casperson, who was named the MIAC Pitcher of the Year, led the MIAC with a 1.18 ERA and perfect 5-0 record in conference games. He also led the MIAC with two complete games, 38 innings, and 40 strikeouts. In all games, Casperson owned a 2.79 ERA in 58 innings with 60 strikeouts. Casperson is the first Gustie to earn MIAC Pitcher of the Year, which was first recognized in 1998.

Siegle, who also earned All-Conference, posted a MIAC-low 2.44 ERA in all games this season, making 12 starts with two complete games. Siegle pitched a team-high 59 innings with 58 strikeouts and finished with a 7-2 record. His seven wins were the most in the conference this season.

2023 All-Region Team

2023 ABCA/Rawlings All-Region Teams


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