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2005 NCAA Baseball All-Midwest Region Awards

Recap - Complete 2005 Midwest All-Region Team

Concordia NCAA Baseball All-Midwest Honorees
Brian Schumacher
Named to the All-Region Second Team. Led the Cobbers in RBIs (41) and sluggin percentage (.654) 
Bryan Romsa
Named to the All-Region Third Team. Finshed the season tied for third on the school's all-time list of wins for a single season.
Concordia All-Midwest Region Award Recap

Schumacher and Romsa Named to the All-Midwest Region Team!
A pair of Concordia baseball standouts were named to the NCAA All-Midwest Region Team on Wednesday. Brian Schumacher and Bryan Romsa earned All-Region honors for the first time in their career. Schumacher was placed on the All-Region Second Team as a Thirdbaseman, while Romsa earned All-Region Third team honors as a starting pitcher. 

The pair of Cobbers helped Concordia reach the MIAC playoffs for the third consecutive season and the fourth time in the six-year history of the event. The Cobbers posted a 12-8 record in conference play, marking the seventh straight season that the Cobbers have won at least 10 MIAC games in a season. It is also the 17th time in the past 18 years that Concordia has posted at least a .500 record in conference play. 

Schumacher finishes out his junior year at Concordia with one more postseason award. Earlier in the month, he earned all-conference honors for the first time in his career. The baseball awards follow his MIAC Most Valuable Player trophy that he won in football in the fall. He was also named to the Football Gazette All-Region Football Team.

He finished the year second on the team in hitting in overall games with a .361 average and third in conference games with a .382 average. He tied for the team lead in home runs with nine, falling two short of the school record for most home runs in a season. He also led the team in RBIs (41) and slugging percentage (.654).  He led the MIAC (conference games) in RBIs (30) and tied for the lead in home runs (6). He also finished second in total bases (47), tied for third in doubles (6) and fourth in slugging percentage (.758).

Romsa finished the year as the team's winningest pitcher. His seven wins in the season placed him in third place in the MIAC. Overall, he finished 7-2 on the season and compiled 13 wins over the past two seasons. He was the Cobbers’ winningest pitcher over the past two seasons. 

He led the Cobbers in innings pitched (69.2), wins (7), games started (11) and complete games (8) in 2005 and finished second on the team in ERA (3.10). He finished the regular season by pitching a complete game in each of his last seven starts.

Romsa saved his best outing for last as he threw a complete-game two-hitter against St. Olaf in the playoffs. He took a perfect game into the eighth inning against the Oles and became only the second Cobber to earn a victory in the conference tournament in program history. 
 

2005 NCAA All-Midwest Region Team 

2005 Midwest All-Region First Team
Name               School          Year  Pos.
Eric Adamson       UW-Whitewater    Jr.   DH
Eric Baldwin       UW-Whitewater    Sr.   OF
Chuck Brehm        UW-Stevens Pt    Jr.   OF 
Kirby Carr         Bethel           So.   OF 
Jake Eiler         St. Scholastica  Fr.   UT
Daryl Fuchihara    St. Scholastica  So.   DH
Jeremy Jirschele   UW-Oshkosh       Sr.   2B
Ross Klawitter     UW-Whitewater    Sr.   SS
Brian Krause       St. Thomas       Sr.   P 
Brett Olson        St. Thomas       Sr.   OF 
Greg Reinhard      UW-Whitewater    Jr.   P
J.C. Reinke        UW-Stevens Pt    Sr.   P
Kevin Tomasiewicz  UW-Whitewater    Sr.   P
Steve Wiczek       UW-Stevens Pt    Sr.   DH
Ned Yost           UW-Oshkosh       Sr.   1B 

2005 Midwest All-Region Second Team
Name               School          Year  Pos.
Chris Bell         Saint John's     Sr.   3B 
Joe Calaguire      St. Scholastica  Sr.   P
Doug Coe           Lawrence         So.   C
John Fish          Edgewood         Jr.   OF
Jake Frombach      UW-Stevens Pt    Jr.   SS
Darren Ginther     Augsburg         Jr.   3B
Dan Gnatzig        UW-Whitewater    Sr.   OF
Chris Griffin      St. Norbert      Sr.   OF
Aaron Guilbault    UW-Whitewater    Sr.   C

Andrew Handorf     Edgewood         Jr.   UT 
Josh Howard        St. Thomas       Sr.   OF   
Ryan Jones         UW-Stevens Pt    Sr.   1B
Jordan Roering     St. Thomas       Jr.   OF
Brian Schumacher   Concordia        Jr.   3B   
Dan Williams       Ripon            Sr.   UT

2005 Midwest All-Region Third Team
Name               School          Year  Pos.
Sean Callaway      Illinois College Jr.   DH
Troy Deden         Augsburg         Jr.   C    
Ben Huffman        UW-Oshkosh       Sr.   P
Dave Jilot         St. Norbert      Jr.   P
Jay Kasner         Saint John's     So.   OF   
Kenny Kolquist     St. Scholastica  Sr.   SS 
Seth Maier         UW-Stout         Jr.   OF
Jeremy Nelson      Augsburg         Sr.   P    
Bill Nolan         Ripon            Jr.   P
Matt Polomis       UW-Stevens Pt    Sr.   UT

Bryan Romsa        Concordia        Sr.   P
Anders Schmidt     Gustavus         Jr.   P    
Ben Sherer         Gustavus         Jr.   1B   
Tim Schlosser      UW-Stevens Pt    Fr.   3B
Aaron Soto         UW-Whitewater    Sr.   OF
Brian Schutzbach   Monmouth         Fr.   P
Ryan Stubler       Monmouth         Fr.   3B 
Chris Terrazas     St. Olaf         So.   3B   

 

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