Riddell Named ABCA First Team All-Region|
June 24, 2011
CINCINNATI – University of Cincinnati senior outfielder Justin Riddell (Lexington, Ky./Lexington Catholic) was named to the American Baseball Coaches Association/Rawlings NCAA All-Mideast Region First Team, Ohio University coach and chairman of the NCAA Mideast Region All-American Committee Joe Carbone announced Friday.
Riddell was named to the All-Mideast Region First Team after ending the 2011 season with team-bests of a .346 batting average and nine home runs. His 67 RBI places him No. 6 in the UC single-season record book.
An 2011 All-BIG EAST First Team selection, Riddell ranked second in the conference with 29 runs batted in during league play. He also finished in the top 10 in batting average (.361) and slugging percentage (.546) in league games. Additionally, Riddell was named to the BIG EAST Honor Roll three times in '11 - May 16, April 25, and March 7.
To view the complete ABCA/Rawlings All-Mideast Region teams, click here.