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Gates Named D3Baseball.com Third Team All-American

Brock Gates

Another postseason honor has come to Pacific Lutheran senior first baseman Brock Gates, who has earned D3baseball.com Third Team All-America recognition.

Gates (Federal Way, Wash. / Decatur HS) led the Pacific Lutheran with a .407 batting average, seven home runs and 47 runs batted in. He also stole eight bases for the Lutes, who finished 24-16 overall, including a third-place finish in the Northwest Conference.

Gates started all 40 PLU games and received first team all-conference recognition for the second straight season in addition to earning D3baseball.com All-West Region first team honors. Additionally, Gates as an academic all-region selection.

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