The 2021 ABCA/Rawlings NCAA Div. III All-Region teams and Regional Players of the Year have been announced in all eight regions. The teams are voted on by members of the American Baseball Coaches Association and the process is led by the ABCA NCAA Div. III All-America Committee.
ABCA/Rawlings All-Region first-team selections are nominated for ABCA/Rawlings All-America honors. The ABCA/Rawlings NCAA Div. III All-Americans were announced on Thursday, June 3.
*The ABCA/Rawlings Gold Glove teams for all divisions will be announced Wednesday, June 23. The ABCA All-America team was first recognized in 1949 and now includes nine divisions: NCAA Divisions I, II and III, NAIA, NJCAA Divisions I, II and III, Pacific Association Division, and high school. ABCA/Rawlings Gold Glove teams were first recognized in 2007.
The 33-win East Division Champion NC Wesleyan Baseball team again had two of their senior athletes receive all-South Region recognition from the ABCA and Rawlings. Captain Brad Pennington was named as a First Team All-South Region catcher while pitcher Derrick Carter was named to the All-Region Second Team.
The duo helped lead Wesleyan to a Conference Tournament Runner-up finish, a National Tournament Regional berth and a 33-10 record while going 17-1 in conference.
|2021 South ABCA/Rawlings All-Region Teams|
|NCAA Div. III South All-Region First Team|
|C||Brad Pennington||Sr.||N.C. Wesleyan|
|NCAA Div. III South All-Region Second Team|
|P||Derrick Carter||Sr.||N.C. Wesleyan||NC|