Four Rams honored with Rawlings/ABCA All-Region Accolades

RICHMOND, Va. – 2015 was a historic season for the VCU Baseball program. Four members of that club that reached the school's first Super Regional were honored recently with All-Region accolades.

Seniors Matt Lees, Vimael Machin and Heath Dwyer earned first team recognition, while sophomore Matt Davis earned a spot on the second team.

Machin, who also earned Third Team All-American honors, led the Rams in batting average (.339) and RBIs (53), while earning first team all-conference accolades. He ranked in the top-10 in the Atlantic 10 in batting average, RBIs and total hits. He was also named the MVP of the Dallas Regional.

Dwyer finished his career ranked second all-time in total wins with 27. This spring, the southpaw had a team-high 10 wins with a 3.01 ERA en route to all-conference accolades. He racked up 89 strikeouts in 95.2 innings of work, while holding opponents to a .258 batting average against.

Lees put together one of the best seasons ever for a VCU hurler, setting a school record with a 0.74 ERA in 61.0 innings of work. He made a team-high 35 appearances en route to setting a new school record with 121 over his four seasons with the Black & Gold.

Davis ranked second on the squad in batting average (.312), home runs (7), RBIS (43) and runs scored (49). He led the team with a slugging percentage of .457.