Sunday, May 14, 2017

UAM's Halbert named to all-tournament team

UAM baseball player Guy Halbert is pictured with his mother Dena during senior day festivities last month. Halbert was named to the Great American Conference all-tournament team.. (Courtesy of UAM Sports Information)

By Mark Buffalo
Staff Writer

ARKADELPHIA — Former Lonoke Jackrabbits baseball player and current Arkansas-Monticello Boll Weevil Guy Halbert was named to the Great American Conference All-Tournament team following his team’s sweep of the conference Final Four tournament Sunday at Henderson State. 
Halbert, who graduated from Lonoke High School in 2013, played two years at Arkansas Baptist College in Little Rock before transferring to UAM, an NCAA Division II school. 
Halbert hit two home runs in the tournament, including a grand slam in the opener against Arkansas Tech. He was 5 for 12 in the three-game set. 
Halbert, who is the designated hitter, is tied for the team lead in home runs with seven. He also has 34 runs batted in this season.
UAM will find out their NCAA Division II Tournament destination Monday. 

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