Brandon Nicoll hit .333 for the Southern Arkansas Muleriders in the NCAA Division 2. (Muleriders photo)

Brandon Nicoll hit .333 for the Southern Arkansas Muleriders in the NCAA Division 2. (Muleriders photo)

Coombs baseball standout Brandon Nicoll named to CBN’s All-Canadian first team

Oceanside Minor Baseball product hit .333 at Southern Arkansas University

Coombs product Brandon Nicoll has beeen named to the 23rd All-Canadian first team college list by the Canadian Baseball Network.

The infielder had an impressive freshman year playing for the Southern Arkansas Muleriders in the NCAA Division 2. He hit .333 in 60 games, with 14 homers, 26 doubles and 84 RBIs.

Nicoll, a product of Oceanside Minor Baseball, is back with the Muleriders and during the summer break, he will be playing for the Nanaimo NightOwls

READ MORE: Coombs baseball standout Nicoll a big hit in freshman NCAA season

The Canadian Baseball Network’s three All-Canadian teams include seven NCAA players, four NJCAA players and one NAIA player.

First Team

LHP – Connor O’Halloran (Mississauga, Ont.), Michigan Wolverines, NCAA

RHP – Matt Duffy (Burlington, Ont.), Canisius Golden Griffins, NCAA

RP – Matt Wilkinson (Ladner, B.C.), Central Arizona Vaqueros, NJCAA

C – Ryan Leitch (Whitby, Ont.), Marshall Thundering Herd, NCAA

1B – Matt Coutney (Wetaskiwin, Alta.), Old Dominion Monarchs, NCAA

2B – Max Grant (Fredericton, N.B.), Canisius Golden Griffins, NCAA

3B – Brandon Nicoll (Coombs), Southern Arkansas Muleriders, NCAA II

SS – Benji Sauve (Mascouche, Que.) Trinidad State Trojans, NJCAA

OF – Tom Poole (Calgary, Alta.), Cloud County Thunderbirds, NJCAA

OF – Logan Grant (Chestermere, Alta.), Bismarck State Mystics, NJCAA

OF – Ethan Hunt (Elginburg, Ont.), Oklahoma Panhandle State Aggies, NAIA

DH – David McCabe (Oshawa, Ont.), University of North Carolina at Charlotte 49ers, NCAA

Second Team

LHP – Campbell Ellis (Georgetown, Ont.), Virginia Commonwealth Rams, NCAA

RHP – Cedric De Grandpre (St. Simon, Que.), Chipola College, NJCAA

RP – Peyton Consigli (Fonthill, Ont.), Canisius Golden Griffins, NCAA; Fynn Chester (Victoria, B.C.), Cal-State Fullerton Titans, NCAA

C – Connor Caskenette (Duncan, B.C.), Cochise College, NJCAA

1B – Nolan Machibroda (Saskatoon, Sask.), Cumberland Phoenix, NAIA

2B – Ricardo Sanchez (Okotoks, Alta.), Barton Cougars, NJCAA

3B – Liam Bushey (Mission, B.C.), Mineral Area College Cardinals, NJCAA

SS – Matteo Porcellato (Pitt Meadows, B.C.), Marian Sabres, NAIA

OF – Tucker Zdunich (High River, Alta.), Reinhardt Eagles, NAIA

OF – Cesar Valero (Calgary, Alta.), Sacramento State Hornets, NCAA

OF – Alejandro Cazorla (Okotoks, Alta.), Bossier Parish Cavaliers, NJCAA

DH – Tim Holyk (Nanaimo, B.C.), Miles Pioneers, NJCAA

Third Team

LHP – Antoine Jean (Montreal, Que.), Alabama Crimson Tide, NCAA

RHP – Connor Irvine (Victoria, B.C.), Lassen Hustlin’ Cougs, CCCAA

RP – Nathan Landry (Victoriaville, Que.), Missouri Tigers, NCAA

C – Gavin Logan (Oyen, Alta.), Oregon State Beavers, NCAA

1B – Nash Crowell (Yarmouth, N.S.), Bismarck State Mystics, NJCAA

2B – Garrett Takamatsu (Burlington, Ont.), Central Oklahoma Bronchos, NCAA II

3B – Daniel Lichty (Denfield, Ont.), Huntington Foresters, NAIA

SS – Declan Buckle (Dieppe, N.B.), Minot State Beavers, NCAA II

OF – Caleb Feuerstake (Waterdown, Ont.), McPherson Bulldogs, NAIA

OF – Chris Tani (Oakville, Ont.), Niagara County Thunderbirds, NJCAA

OF – Pier-Olivier Boucher (Saint-Joseph-de-Bauce, Que.), Southern Illinois Salukis, NCAA

DH – Ethan Murdoch (Swift Current, Sask.), McCook Community College, NJCAA

— NEWS Staff

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