CLAREMONT, CA. –Tanner Nishioka highlighted the All-Conference awards as the senior earned Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Player of the Year honors for 2017. Junior Bryce Rogan earned First Team All-SCIAC as an outfielder and senior Kevin Jordan earned Second Team all-SCIAC as a catcher and was named to the All-Sportsmanship team.
Nishioka picked up Athlete of the Year honors as he posted incredible numbers this season for the Sagehens. The senior second baseman led the nation in homeruns with 18 and slugging percentage at .888. Nishioka hit .441 this season for the Sagehens to go along with 48 runs scored, 67 hits, 53 RBI and a .542 on base percentage. Nishioka will end his career in the top-six all time at Pomona-Pitzer in the following categories: hits, home runs, batting average, runs and stolen bases.
Rogan excelled during his junior season as he picked up First Team All-SCIAC honors for the second-straight year. Rogan hit .355 this season for the Sagehens and was second on the team in hits (59), home runs (8), doubles (13) and slugging percentage (.614).
Jordan capped of his senior season by earning Second Team All-SCIAC honors and was named to the SCIAC Sportsmanship team. Jordan ended his collegiate career batting a career-high .333 and ended the year with a 16 game hitting streak. Jordan knocked in 15 RBI this season with 14 runs scored and posted a .429 on base percentage.
The Sagehens ended the year in sixth place in the conference this season with an 18-21 overall record and 10-14 in SCIAC play.