The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley baseball team's Steven Lancia and Zach Tjelmeland clinched spots on the All-Western Athletic Conference (WAC) Second Team, while Kade York made it to the WAC All-Defensive Second Team as per the WAC head coaches' votes.

By the Numbers
  • Lancia boasts a .356 batting average with 3 home runs, 12 doubles, and 28 RBI in 47 games.
  • Tjelmeland holds a 3.72 ERA with 78 strikeouts in 75.0 innings pitched, maintaining a 5-3 record.
State of Play
  • Lancia is a top hitter in the nation and catcher for UTRGV, while Tjelmeland excels as a pitcher with impressive stats.
  • York stands out at shortstop, contributing significantly to UTRGV's defensive prowess.
  • The team is set to start the WAC Tournament against UT Arlington.
Bottom Line

Lancia, Tjelmeland, and York's inclusion in the All-WAC honors underscores their exceptional performances and contributions to UTRGV baseball, setting a strong foundation for the upcoming tournament.