App State senior outfielder Banks Tolley named SBC Newcomer of the Year and earns first-team all-conference honors alongside infielder Austin St. Laurent.

By the Numbers
  • Tolley finished the regular season with 25 home runs, a batting average of .385, and impressive stats in various categories.
  • St. Laurent recorded notable achievements such as hitting safely in 41 of 51 games and hitting a career-high five hits in a single game.
State of Play
  • 31 wins mark the most victories for App State since joining the Sun Belt Conference, with a successful season led by Tolley and St. Laurent.
  • App State advances to the double-elimination portion of the 2024 Guardian Credit Union Sun Belt Conference Baseball Championship as the sixth seed.
Bottom Line

Banks Tolley's standout performance as the SBC Newcomer of the Year and Austin St. Laurent's impressive season have propelled App State to a successful baseball season with the most wins since joining the Sun Belt Conference.