The Appalachian Athletic Conference announced the awards for the 2017 baseball season tonight. Amoung those was TWU 3rd baseman, Collin Ridout who was named AAC Newcomer of the Year. During the regular season, Ridout approached the plate 197 times and had 69 hits, including 11 doubles and 18 homeruns. He has 58 RBIs and 5 stolen bases.
Ridout was named to the AAC All Conference 1st team as well as: Pedro Barrios, Aaron Ford, Nehwon Norkeh, Dan Ward, and Chris Washington. Edwin Bonilla was named to the AAC All Conference 2nd team. Honored on the Gold Glove team was Bonilla, Washington, and Barrios. Ryan Philips was named to Champions of Character team, while Adrian Gonzalez was named to AAC All Academic team.