University of Maine junior catcher Myckie Lugbauer (Mahopac, N.Y./Mahopac) was recognized as a third-team Louisville Slugger Pre-Season All-American as announced by Collegiate Baseball Newspaper on Tuesday, December 23. Lugbauer was one of six catchers from around Division I named to one of the three pre-season teams, and one of three on the third-team.
The 6-4 Black Bear captain led the team with 43 runs batted in and 19 doubles during the 2008 season and finished second in batting average (.343), slugging percentage (.552) and on-base percentage (.412) only to teammate and America East Player of the Year Curt Smith. On the defensive side of the ball, Lugbauer posted a .989 fielding percentage with only three errors in 280 chances. He threw out 65% of runners attempting a stolen base against him, catching seven of 13 runners.
Courtesy University of Maine