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Hewes picks up more postseason honors

Augustana College
Augustana College

SIOUX FALLS, SD (KWSN)-Augustana’s Nate Hewes continues to rack up postseason honors as he was named to the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) All-Central Region First Team and Honorable Mention All-America, the organization announced today.

Hewes, a native of Stillwater, Minn., finished the season batting .373 with 60 hits, including 13 doubles, one triple and a team-high eight home runs. He drove in 50 runs, stole 11 bases and compiled a .615 slugging percentage and a .450 on-base percentage during his senior campaign.

Hewes played in 51 games this season, making 49 starts, including 20 in center field, 17 at shortstop, 11 at second base and one at third base. He recorded a .908 fielding percentage while picking up 59 putouts and 50 assists in the field.Hewes had two or more hits in a game 17 times this season and drove in two or more runs 13 times. He finishes his career ranked sixth all-time at Augustana in games played (191), games started (184), most at bats (596), runs scored (140), stolen bases (37) and hits (186). Hewes ranks seventh all-time in career home runs (20), total bases (287), while ranking eighth in doubles (39) and 10th in RBI (111).

Other postseason honors for Hewes in 2013 include All-NSIC First Team, Daktronics All-Central Region First Team, Rawlings/ABCA All-Central Region Second Team, and Daktronics All-America Third Team.Augustana finished the 2013 season with a school record 38 wins, finishing 38-18, marking its fourth straight season of 30-plus wins. The Vikings posted a 21-7 record in NSIC play, which was good for a third place finish. 

Courtesy of Augustana College

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