Wheaton College (Ill.) Michael McCraith named First Team All-CCIW in baseball

Senior Michael McCraith was selected as a First Team All-CCIW performer in baseball.

McCraith, a First Team All-CCIW honoree for the third-consecutive season, was second in the the CCIW this year with a .211 opponents' batting average in league contests. His four victories against CCIW foes ranked fourth in the CCIW. He posted a 3.06 ERA in CCIW action this season, with 33 strikeouts in 35-1/3 innings of work. He posted two complete games in his five CCIW starts, including one shutout.

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.

Overall this season, McCraith posted a team-best 2.88 ERA in 68-1/3 innings over 10 starts. He struck out a team-best 81 batters this season and held opponents to a .215 opponent batting average allowing only 10 extra-base hits all year.

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