The 2019 ABCA/Rawlings NCAA Div. III All-Region teams and Regional Players of the Year have been announced in all eight regions. The teams are voted on by members of the American Baseball Coaches Association and the process is led by the ABCA NCAA Div. III All-America Committee.
Luther College freshman catcher Luke Plunkett (Libertyville, Ill.) was named to the Central Region as a third team selection. This honor follows his selection as an American Rivers Conference first team honoree.
Plunkett finished his freshman campaign batting a team best .352. He drove in 34 runs while producing 13 doubles, one triple and four home runs en route to a slugging percentage of .563. Defensively he recorded 166 putouts, 27 assists and 3 errors for a fielding percentage of .990. He also threw out 22 of 30 base runners attempting to steal.