Three George Mason baseball players received All-CAA honors
on Wednesday night as Chris Cook and Brig Tison were named Second-Team All-CAA and
Blaise Fernandez was named to the CAA All-Rookie Team. Cook was named to the
team at second base while Tison was selected at utility. The All-Rookie Team is
10 individuals regardless of position.
Cook hit .340 on the season, third on the team, and had 13
doubles, four homers, 29 RBI and six steals. He had a .459 on-base percentage,
seventh-best in the CAA, and he was hit by 26 pitches, a new school record and tied
for the second-highest total in school history. He is second in the nation in
hit by pitch.
Tison led the nation in hits for most of the season and was
just the fifth player in school history to compile more than 90 hits in a
season. He put together a school-record 27-game hitting streak and he led the
team in batting averages and steals. Tison hit .368, fourth-best in the CAA,
with 16 doubles, three triples, 42 RBI and eight steals and he set a new school
record for at-bats in a season with 247.
Fernandez started 46 games as a freshman and batted in the
middle of the order for most of the season. Hitting in the third, fourth and
fifth spots, he batted .277 with 17 doubles, three triples and three home runs.
He led the team in doubles and triples and was third on the team in extra-base
hits. He had 38 RBI and 29 runs scored while slugging .441. He had 25 walks,
fourth-most on the team.