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Harris named to ABCA all-region second team

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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).

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