D3baseball.com names Chris Collins '17 all-region

Chris Collins '17
Chris Collins '17

Chris Collins '17 (Weston, Conn./Fairfield College Prep) of the Hamilton College baseball team has been named to the 2017 D3baseball.com All-New England Region Team. Collins was a third-team selection at second base.

2017 D3baseball.com All-New England Region Team

A four-year starter, Collins was recently named to the All-NESCAC second team. In 27 games he batted .346 with a slugging percentage of .543, ranking second on the team in both categories. Collins had a .419 on-base percentage (third on the team) and stole 14 bases (second). He ranked third in the NESCAC in slugging percentage and collected 10 extra-base hits among his 28 total hits.

Collins finished his career with a .306 batting average in 101 games. He compiled an on-base percentage of .364 and a .417 slugging percentage. He stole 45 bases, ranking third on the program's all-time list.

Hamilton won 57 games during Collins' four-year career, tying the school record with 16 wins in both 2015 and 2016 and posting 15 victories this season.