May 22, 2014
BOCA RATON, Fla. - For the second time this week, two Florida Atlantic University baseball players were awarded with All-Conference USA honors for their efforts in the 2014 season. Sophomore Brendon Sanger was named First Team All-Conference and freshman Stephen Kerr garnered Second Team All-Conference titles by CollegeSportsMadness.com.
Sanger, a sophomore from Fort Myers, led FAU with a .332 batting average and led Conference USA in both walks with 35 and on-base percentage at .439. He amassed 20 multiple-hit games and tied for the team lead with three three-RBI outings. His 11-game hitting streak was the second longest on the squad. Sanger was one of five Owls to start every game, making 52 starts in right field and one as a designated hitter.
Kerr was named to both the All-Freshman Team and the All-Conference Second Team by Conference USA in his first season in collegiate baseball. Sanger, who led the Owls in batting average for the second consecutive year, was also named Second Team All-Conference. Both players ranked in the top 10 in Conference USA in both batting average and on-base percentage.
Kerr, a freshman from Margate, hit an impressive .324 with a team-high 38 runs and 10 stolen bases. He drew 21 walks while striking out just 16 times in 207 at-bats. Kerr's 24 extra-base hits led the team, as did his six games with three hits. His 17 game reached-base streak was the longest of any Owl over the season. Kerr started every game at either shortstop or second base.