Wheaton College (Ill.) Ben Brittain named to Second Team All-CCIW for baseball

Senior Ben Brittain earned a Second Team All-CCIW selection in baseball.

Brittain picked up Second Team All-CCIW recognition this season for his second career All-Conference honor. He was also a Second Team All-CCIW selection in 2017. Brittain played in all 24 CCIW games for the Thunder this year, with a .327 batting average (32-for-98). The senior infielder hit a team-best seven doubles in league play, with two triples. He drew 10 walks in conference action, with a .385 on-base percentage and stole five bases. Brittain scored a team-leading 24 runs in league contests with 16 RBI.

Overall this year, Brittain posted a .331 (53-of-160) batting average. He hit 11 doubles, with three triples and had nine stolen bases in his senior campaign. He scored a team-best 32 runs this year with 24 RBI.

Wheaton College sponsors 21 varsity sports, and Thunder teams compete at the NCAA Division III level. The Thunder Athletics program has won five NCAA Division III Championships since 1984, and Wheaton student-athletes have won 31 Division III individual National Championships all-time. For more information, visit athletics.wheaton.edu.

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