College Baseball: Salas Honored by SLIAC

By: Nathan Bloechl —

Mount Pleasant — Iowa Wesleyan infielder Nick Salas has been named first team All-Conference the SLIAC announced Friday.

Salas was the only Tiger to earn All-Conference honors.

The senior from Pipe Creek, Texas put together an impressive season at the plate this year, hitting .277 over 94 at-bats in 27 games.

The Tiger slugger tallied 26 hits, three doubles, eight home runs, and 20 runs batted in over the course of the regular season this spring.

Salas is currently ranked second on Iowa Wesleyan’s all-time career records list for home runs, totaling 20 over his four years here in Mount Pleasant.

Sophomore pitcher Joe Morrison was named to the SLIAC All-Sportsmanship Team this season.

Morrison was on the mound for the Tigers for 36 innings this spring, striking out 29 hitters.

Wesleyan was eliminated from conference tournament play Friday with an 8-1 loss to Fontbonne.