Marietta, Ga. - Six members of the Marietta Patriots were named to the Sun Belt League's All-Star roster that will compete at the 2018 Southeast Collegiate Prospect Showcase.
Trey Vanderpool was named to the roster as one of the Patriots top-hitters. His 15 hits are the most on the team while also tied for second in the league with Nick Wilhite of the Norcross Astros. The rising junior shortstop from Trevecca Nazerene is currently fourth in the league with a .315 batting average while also scoring ten runs and stealing seven bases, also second in the league.
Brandon Grover, a rising senior from Bentley University, is one of just four outfielders on the 2018 Sun Belt All-Star Roster. His three home runs are currently tied with Kel Johnson of the Astros for most in the league. Grover is also ranked second in the league with 10 RBI's so far this season.
Livingston Morris is the third Pats position player on the 2018 Sun Belt All-Star Roster. The 6-4 rising Sophomore from St. Johns River State is currently batting .324 with seven RBI's and one home run in twelve games this season.
A rising redshirt-freshman from Georgia College and State, Chris Rolick has recorded twelve strikeouts in four starts this season with an ERA of 2.51. The right-handed pitcher took a no-hitter into the sixth inning while leading the Pats to a 9-1 victory over the league-leading Norcross Astros.
A left-handed pitcher from Kennesaw State, Nate Dupree has started three games while making two appearances in relief for the Pats this season. The rising senior currently sports an ERA of 3.56 while recording 15 strikeouts in 17-2/3 innings of work.
Matthew Swain rounds out the list of Pats on the 2018 Sun Belt All-Star Roster. The rising senior from Georgia Gwinnett has recorded six strikeouts in three relief appearances for the Pats this season. 6-8 right-handed pitcher also has a 2.25 ERA.
The Sun Belt League All-Star team will compete against the Florida Collegiate Summer League, the Southern Collegiate Baseball League, the Valley League from July 16-17 at Wingate University in Wingate, NC.
2018 Sun Belt All-Star Team
Seth Clark LHP Georgia State Tides
Luke Corbin LHP Samford Univ. Aviators
Nate Dupree LHP Kennesaw St U Patriots
Ray Falk RHP Ole Miss Bucks
Julian Fitts RHP Talladega College Aviators
Keyton Gibson RHP Georgia Tech Bucks
Charles Greenich RHP Ga Gwinnett Col Tides
Taylor Lobus RHP Mercer Univ Astros
Jay Pendly RHP Augusta St U Crackers
Chris Rolick RHP Georgia Col Patriots
Luke Sutko RHP St Johns River Crackers
Matthew Swain RHP Ga Gwinnett Col Patriots
Ryan Watson RHP Georgia State Univ Crackers
Will White LHP Georgia State Univ Astros
Taylor Wilkes RHP North Ga C&St Astros
Nick Clarno C North Ga C & St Astros
Chase Hall C Auburn Univ. Aviators
Sam Frietas 3B Fl Southwestern St Astros
Roury Glanton 1B/OF Undecided Crackers
Cameron Hearn UTL Alabama State Bucks
Jordan Howard INF Lee Univ. Crackers
Kel Johnson 1B/OF Georgia Tech Astros
Zeke Lewis MIF U of Kentucky Bucks
Livingston Morris 1B St Johns RIver St Patriots
Crews Taylor SS North Ga C & St Astros
Trey Vanderpool SS Trevecca Nazarene Patriots
Lavoisier Fisher OF Ga Highlands Col Tides
Brandon Grover OF Bently Univ Patriots
Nick Wilhite OF Georgia Tech Astros
Zach Williams OF/P C of Charleston Bucks