Derek Dauenbaugh Named Honorable Mention All-American

D'baughSJFCTERRE HAUTE, IND. -- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology junior Derek Dauenbaugh (Bloomington, Ill./University) earned honorable mention All-American honors from d3baseball.com, in results released today.

Dauenbaugh batted .440 this season with 59 hits, 38 RBIs and 33 runs scored.  He also slapped 11 doubles with three home runs as the team's designated hitter.

Dauenbaugh established school records with eight RBIs and six runs scored in a historic 26-11 win over Bluffton in April.  He smashed two home runs and two doubles, recording two RBIs on each hit.

The mechanical engineering major will enter his senior season with the career batting average school record at Rose-Hulman.  Dauenbaugh has batted .428 in his first three years as a Fightin' Engineer with 89 career hits, 16 doubles and three home runs.

Dauenbaugh becomes the second honorable All-American in the history of Rose-Hulman baseball, after Keenan Long earned the honor last spring.   The program has compiled four All-Americans in its overall history, including first-team honoree Tim Tepe in 2009.  Fightin' Engineer baseball All-Americans also include Michael Matsui (2008), Andy Cain (1999) and Eric Tryon (1996).