STEVENS POINT (Press Release) - UW-Stevens Point junior centerfielder/pitcher Cody Koback, a native of Plover and a Stevens Point Area Senior High (SPASH) graduate, was the 322nd pick of the 2011 Major League Draft on Tuesday afternoon, as the Boston Red Sox selected him in the 10th round.
Koback, who also played in the Northwoods League for the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters and Wisconsin Woodchucks, had a monster year for the Pointers. He Led the team in batting average (.424), slugging percentage (.701), OBP (.516), runs scored (71), hits (75), triples (7), home runs (8), total bases (124), hit by pitch (22), stolen bases (16) and plate appearances (213). He was also was 6-1 in 10 appearances on the mound for the purple and gold, posting a 3.26 ERA, one complete game, 58.0 innings and 51 strikeouts.
Koback was selected as a second team American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) All-American and was named the Midwest Region's Position Player of the Year. He was the 2011 Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) Position Player of the Year as well as a First Team All-WIAC honoree.
Courtesy: UWSP Press Release