TIFFIN – Heidelberg University senior Derek Hug has been named All-Mideast Region by the American Baseball Coaches Association. This marks Hug's third-straight season earning All-Region honors, as he was a first team selection after both his sophomore and junior seasons.
This award adds on to Hug's postseason accolades, as he was also a 1st team All-OAC selection.
Hug led the Heidelberg offense this season with 40 runs driven in and five home runs on the year. His three triples for the season put his career total to 16, tying the school record. The outfielder also ranked among the conference leaders in stolen bases with 19, moving him into second place all-time at Heidelberg with 60 over the course of his four years.
The Heidelberg University baseball team finished the 2016 season 18-22 in head coach Chad Fitzgerald's second season.