Alex Hayden of Cedar Rapids Kennedy has been named the Mississippi Division Athlete of the Year on the 2012 Mississippi Valley Conference honor squad in baseball.
Hayden was joined on the Mississippi Division first team by batterymate Jimmy Lizarraga and outfielder Josh Jahlas.
Linn-Mar had three first team picks: pitcher Jake Stolley, outfielder Michael Redmond and pitcher/outfielder Nate Greve, who was selected to a utility position.
Pitcher Brennan Hammer, first baseman Tyler Votroubek, infielder Brayton Carlson and outfielder Jason Velvick from Prairie were first team picks in the Valley Division.
Jefferson outfielder Chance Tiedtke and Xavier catcher/first baseman/pitcher Mack Mattke also were first team picks in the Valley.
Hayden, Jahlas, Hammer, Votroubek and Tiedtke all were unanimous selections. The teams were selected by conference coaches.
Last Updated on Monday, 23 July 2012 20:29