For the second consecutive season a Kentucky collegian has been named the New York Collegiate Baseball League player of the year. The league announced Monday that Georgetown College outfielder Tyler Fisher was selected as the 2010 most valuable player. Fisher batted .366 with five home runs, 25 RBI and 30 runs scored in 26 games with the Allegany County Nitros. Fisher boasted a .436 on-base percentage and .577 slugging percentage for the summer.
Fisher batted .350 with 10 home runs and 43 RBI as a junior for Georgetown in 2010. The outfielder wasn’t the only Kentucky standout in the NYCBL as University of Kentucky right-handed pitcher Sean Bouthilette was also named to the second-team All-NYCBL. UK first baseman/right-handed pitcher Braden Kapteyn was selected as the 2009 NYCBL MVP. (Read more)