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Paul Kappaz becomes the first Saints baseball player to make an All-CCAC team after an impressive 2013 season
Baseball - Mon, May. 6, 2013

John Brodbeck

Sports Information Director

(Notre Dame, Ind.) The Holy Cross baseball program is pleased to announce that sophomore infielder Paul Kappaz (Grosse Pointe, Mich.) has been named to the First-Team All Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference (CCAC) during the 2013 season.

Appearing and starting in all 51 games for the Saints during the 2013 season, Kappaz led the Saints in every offensive category. On the year, Kappaz finished with team bests in batting average (.366), runs (43), doubles (11), triples (3), home runs (1), runs batted in (30) and stolen bases (22).

Kappaz finished the season with seven three-hit games en route to his team-best .366 batting average, ranking him eighth best in the conference. He also finished the season with a program-best 22 stolen bases in 23 attempts.

"Paul had a very impressive season for us, leading our team in every offensive category," coach Blondell stated. "No matter where we put him in the lineup or on the field, he always found a way to produce. He's an extremely talented player with some very good upside. I look forward to coaching him for the next two seasons."

Kappaz making the First Team All-CCAC team gives the Saints baseball program their first ever All-Conference member.

Join us in congratulating Paul on an outstanding 2013 season. We look forward to more great things in the future!

Click here to see the 2013 CCAC award winners.

Click here for the 2013 CCAC awards release.