Alvarez Named to CIAA All-Rookie Team

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Lincoln University pitcher Rolando Alvarez (Brooklyn, N.Y./Nazareth Regional HS) has been named to the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association 2017 Baseball All-Rookie Team as announced by the conference office today.   The CIAA all-rookie team is voted on by the members of the CIAA baseball coaches association along with the CIAA Sports Information Directors Association (CIAA-SIDA).

Alvarez started nine games in 2017 for the Lions, recording a team-high three complete games and finishing tied for the team lead in wins with two.  He finished second on the team with a 7.80 earned run average.  Conference-wise Alvarez's three complete games ranked sixth amongst CIAA pitchers and his earned run average tenth.  He also ranked 11th in the conference in strikeouts/nine innings pitched with an average of 5.13.

Read more on the Lincoln University Athletics website.