Louisiana senior left-hander Colten Schmidt added to his list of accolades as he was named to the 2018 ABCA/Rawlings NCAA Div. I All-Region teams, the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) announced on Wednesday.

Schmidt was a 2018 Central-ABCA/Rawlings All-Region First Team selection after posting a 7-0 record with a league-best 2.45 ERA and 90 strikeouts. The Sun Belt Pitcher of the Year, Schmidt ranks fourth in the nation in both walks per nine innings and strikeout to walk ratio.

The Ragin' Cajuns baseball team has placed a member on the ABCA/Rawlings All-Region teams in six consecutive seasons with 11 first team selections.

The teams are voted on by members of the American Baseball Coaches Association and the process is led by the ABCA NCAA Div. I All-America Committee.

ABCA/Rawlings All-Region First Team selections are nominated for ABCA/Rawlings All-America honors. The ABCA/Rawlings NCAA Div. I All-Americans will be announced on Saturday, June 16.

The finalists for the ABCA/Rawlings NCAA Div. I Gold Glove Team will be announced on Twitter on Monday, June 18, and the Gold Glove Teams will be announced on Wednesday, June 20.

In all divisions, ABCA National Pitchers of the Year will be announced on Monday, June 25, followed by ABCA National Position Players of the Year on Wednesday, June 27.

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