Dordt’s Nate Forseth and Aaron Parks Named All GPAC First Team Baseball

Dordt_Defenders logoSioux Center Iowa — Two Dordt College baseball players earned first-team all-conference honors for the recently completed 2015 season and six others earned second-team or honorable mention honors.

Nate Forseth (Senior; Sioux Center, Iowa) and Aaron Parks (Senior; Flagstaff, Arizona) claimed first-team honors after putting together offensive seasons that rank among the best ever at Dordt College.

Forseth batted .411 this season with a team high 41 runs batted in, 53 hits and 12 doubles.  Forseth’s slugging percentage was .504 and he was the Dordt designated hitter most of the season.Parks batted .449 in 27 games and played in all 20 GPAC games and had a .697 percentage with 33 runs batted in and a team high three home runs while playing third base.

Jake Thayer (Sophomore; Littleton, Colorado) was named second-team after batting .384 and he had a team high 13 doubles.  Thayer was tied with Forseth for the team lead in hits and stole a team high eight stolen bases and he had a slugging percentage of .493 and scored 49 runs.

Michael Grady (Sophomore; Granville, Iowa), Cameron Gingerich (Sophomore; Riverside, Iowa), Jason Wapnick (Senior; Windsor, Colorado),  Bryan Wallman (Junior;  Wellington, Colorado) and Connor Hopkins (Sophomore; Menifee, California)  all earned honorable mention honors.



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