HARROGATE, TN -- The Railsplitter baseball program continues to be represented nationally. Lincoln Memorial University infielder, Gelson Perez, was named to the National Player to Watch in the NCAA Division II ABCA/Rawlings Pre-Season All-American list.
Teammate Curt Fuqua was also named to the Newcomer to Watch list by that organization..
Perez, a 5'9" senior out of Gurabo, Puerto Rico, has been a fixture in the Railsplitter lineup since his arrival at LMU. Last season, Perez batted .335 while slugging .466 on 14 doubles, three homeruns, and 47 RBIs. He was a major force in an offense that led the South Atlantic Conference in runs scored, runs batted in, and finished second in homeruns a season ago.
The Railsplitters will look to continue their display of offensive firepower this season. The season opens on February 3rd as LMU travels to play the Pacers of South Carolina-Aiken.
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