Kittle and Holt Named All-NEAC First Team; Carles and Flicker Second Team

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – Penn College placed four players on the North Eastern Athletic Conference baseball all-conference team it was announced Wednesday. Junior Brittan Kittle (Millville, Pa.) and sophomore Nathan Holt (Shippensburg, Pa.) were named to the first team, while freshmen Jacob Carles (Bernville, Pa.) and Alex Flicker (Topton, Pa.) earned second team honors.

Kittle earned his third All-NEAC selection, and back-to-back first team honors, after another stellar season at catcher. Kittle ranked in the top 10 in the NEAC in runs (37), doubles (11), home runs (5), and RBI (32). He batted .331 and picked up 41 hits.

Holt finished the season at 5-4 in 11 appearances. He fired a league-best seven complete games and was in the top five of wins (5), strikeouts (56), and ERA (2.97). Holt was named the NEAC Pitcher of the Week twice this season.

Carles had stellar rookie campaign, roaming center field and in the batter’s box. He batted .356, with 24 RBI, five home runs, 38 runs scored, on 47 hits. He ranked in the top 15 in the conference in hits, home runs, walks, and total bases. Carles was named the NEAC Player of the Week once this season.

Flicker finished his first season with a .369 batting average, on 45 hits, with 32 RBI, two home runs, and 25 runs scored.