Harris named to ABCA all-region second team
By: Michael MacEachern
Assistant Director of Athletics for Sports Communications
Young Harris College's McLain Harris has been named to the American Baseball Coaches Association/Rawlings NCAA Division II All-Southeast Region second team.
Harris is a senior right-handed pitcher from Griffin, Georgia.
Harris was named to the All-Peach Belt Conference first team.
Harris was also named to the all-region second team this season by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association and the Division II Conference Commissioners Association.
In 30 appearances (seven starts) this season, Harris has a 2.43 earned-run average with a 10-4 won-loss record to go along with seven saves.
The 30 appearances, 10 wins, seven saves, and 100 innings pitched are all single-season program bests for the Mountain Lions, while his 2.43 ERA is second best.
In 100 innings pitched, Harris had allowed just 88 hits, while striking out 73 and walking just nine. He has allowed opponents to hit just .233 in 2022.
Harris was named Peach Belt Pitcher of the Week once (5/2).
Harris is first in the Peach Belt in saves and wins, third in ERA and seventh in strikeouts.
Harris is first in NCAA Division II in walks allowed per nine innings (0.73), third in strikeout-to-walk ratio (9.00), sixth in WHIP (0.95), ninth in appearances (30), 11th in wins (10) and 31st in saves (7).