Monday evening, the 2017 NCAA Lubbock All-Regional Team was released, after Sam Houston State beat Texas Tech 4-3 to advance to the NCAA Super Regional.

Bearkat pitcher Riley Cooper came out of the bullpen in three of the five games Sam Houston State played in Lubbock. While pitching in middle relief, Cooper picked up wins in all three games; Friday against Arizona, Sunday night against Texas Tech and Monday against Texas Tech. For his efforts, Cooper was named the Most Outstanding Player.

Four Texas Tech players were named to the All-Regional Team: Hunter Hargrove, Josh Jung (pictured), Tanner Gardner and Steven Gingery.

2017 NCAA Lubbock All-Regional Team

C – Cesar Salazar (Arizona)
C – Robie Rojas (Sam Houston State)
INF – Hunter Hargrove (Texas Tech)
INF – Hunter Hearn (Sam Houston State)
INF – Josh Jung (Texas Tech)
INF – Nick Patten (Delaware)
OF – Tanner Gardner (Texas Tech)
OF – Clayton Harp (Sam Houston State)
OF – Bryce Johnson (Sam Houston State)
P – Steven Gingery (Texas Tech)
P – Riley Cooper (Sam Houston State)
P – Nick Mikolajchak (Sam Houston State)

Most Outstanding Player – Riley Cooper (Sam Houston State)

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