UM’s Preuitt named All-Region

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, May 31, 2005

Special to the Reporter

University of Montevallo senior outfielder Trent Preuitt was named to the First Team of the 2005 Rawlings/American Baseball Coaches Association All-South Region team.

Preuitt led UM this season with a .436 batting average, collecting multiple hitting streaks and setting multiple UM records, including most hits in a season (105), hits in a game (five) and triples in a season (seven). He collected a team-best 60 RBIs and only struck out six times. He set the school record for a hitting streak, reaching safely in 23 games, and nearly tied the record in the same season, ending the season with a 22 game hitting streak.

Preuitt was named the Gulf South Conference East Division Player of the Year, and was also named to the First Team All-GSC. He was a Second Team All-GSC selection as a sophomore in 2003.

Preuitt became the first Falcon to be named to the All-Region team since the 2000 season. That season, three Falcons, Tony Cappola, Jeff Segar and Josh Johnson were named All-American, in addition to, All-Region selections