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Lindemuth and Farrell Named Preseason All-CAA
Updated: Friday 01/23/2013 (ET)
by TribeAthletics.com
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WILLIAMSBURG, Va. - With the start of the William and Mary baseball season less than a month away, a pair of Tribe standouts have garnered preseason all-conference accolades from the Colonial Athletic Association in a vote of the league's 10 head coaches.

Junior infielder Ryan Lindemuth was selected to the All-CAA Preseason team, while senior pitcher John Farrell earned honorable-mention accolades.   

In 2012, Lindemuth capped his finest offensive season in a Green and Gold uniform batting .347 with 48 RBI's and five home runs.  Statistically, he finished the season ranking fourth in the CAA in batting batting average, seventh in slugging percentage (.563), sixth in on base percentage (.458) and tied for fourth in runs scored (54).  For his efforts, Lindemuth earned All-CAA Third Team distinctions last season.

Farrell, who is the Green and Gold's all-time leader in saves with 14, cemented an impressive junior campaign with eight saves, which ranked third in the CAA.  In a closers role, the Andover, Mass., native saw 42.2 innings of work last season as he compiled an ERA of 2.32 to go along with 42 strikeouts and just 14 walks.

In addition, to the preseason team being announced, the 2013 predicted order of finish was also released on Wednesday afternoon as W&M was picked to finish seventh.

The Tribe opens the 2013 season with a three-game series at Clemson, which is scheduled for Feb. 15-17.











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