Scott Kaplan named first team All-American    

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Jeff KaplanIrvine Valley freshman second baseman Scott Kaplan was honored last weekend by being named to the 2011 Southern California All-American team. 

Kaplan was one of six infielders named to the 22-man squad. He was also one of just three freshman players named to the entire team. 

"The recognition is well deserved," IVC Coach Kent Madole said. "It is a huge accomplishment for him and says a lot about what he did this year as a freshman."

Kaplan had a special season in which he hit .397 overall with 52 hits, 27 runs scored, 10 doubles and 33 walks. He had a .511 slugging percentage and .521 on base percentage.

Kaplan is the third IVC player to be named All-American, following former starting pitcher Chris Saddoris, who was selected in 2005, and relief pitcher Dean Persinger, who was picked in 2008.         

2011 So Cal All-American List 



Posted by  Nathan Quach  on  8/22/2011
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