COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The 2015 recipients of the NJCAA Baseball Marucci Elite Hitter Award were released Thursday and on the list was Holmes sophomore shortstop Chad McNeil.
Selections – based on the highest batting average in each district – were made by each division's respective sport committee. Student-athletes eligible for the award must have been a member of their respective all-region team and were nominated for All-America consideration.
McNeil from LaPlace, La. was the only Bulldog named to the MACJC All-State First Team. He was also named to the All-Region XXIII Team. McNeil batted .433 for the year. He was 58-of-134 with eight HRs, 15 doubles and one triple. He had 49 RBI.