Appling Lands on C-USA Championship All-Tournament Team

Landon Appling Named to All-Tournament Team

May 27, 2012

PEARL, Miss.--University of Houston sophomore Landon Appling led the Cougars with an impressive .615 average at the 2012 C-USA Championship to earn a spot on the All-Tournament Team for Houston. 

Appling, an El Campo, Texas native, finished second-best in the tournament with a .615 clip, with eight hits and five runs scored in three games played. His eight hits tied for first among all players in the tournament, while his on-base percentage of .667 led the league. He also drove in two RBI, walked twice and stole a base.

The centerfielder tied a C-USA Tournament record with his five hits against Southern Miss in Game 2 of the Championship. Appling finished the day 5-for-6 with three runs scored and RBI. 

Appling has now been named to the C-USA Championship All-Tournament Team two years in a row. 

2012 C-USA Baseball Championship All-Tournament Team
Keaton Aldridge Catcher, Memphis
Keith DePew Infielder, UAB
John Frost Infielder, UAB
Ashley Graeter Infielder, Southern Miss
Corey Thompson Infielder, East Carolina
Landon Appling Outfielder, Houston
Jeff Schalk Outfielder, UAB
Michael Sterling Outfielder, Southern Miss
Eli Hynes DH, Memphis
*MVP: Michael Busby Pitcher, UAB
Dan Langfield Pitcher, Memphis
Chase Mallard Pitcher, UAB
Ryan Nance Pitcher, UAB



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