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Penn State Fayette athletes Beucher, Ward receive post-season conference honors

5/10/2011 —

A pair of Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus men’s baseball players have been selected for post-season honors. Junior Sam Beucher (Connellsville High School) and sophomore Cody Ward (Connellsville High School) have been named First Team All-PSUAC, while Beucher will share Player of the Year Honors with Zak Schmidt of Penn State Greater Allegheny.

Ward finished the season with a .477 batting average, second in the PSUAC and fourth in the nation. He was second in the conference in stolen bases, swiping 14 in 15 attempts.

Beucher hit .327 with five home runs and a team- high 24 RBI. His five home runs (including a Grand Slam) led the PSUAC and placed him seventh in the nation.

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