Eric Barbieri is Wolves' third summer league all-star of 2013


Eric Barbieri is Wolves' third summer league all-star of 2013
Tuesday, July 16, 2013

MORGANTON, N.C. - Newberry College rising senior and Morganton Aggies first baseman Eric Barbieri (Marlton, N.J.) has been selected for the Southern Collegiate Baseball League's All-Star game on the Northern Division team.

The SCBL All-Star Game will take place on Sunday, July 21, at Sims Legion Park in Gastonia, N.C. Barbieri is the third Newberry Wolf to earn summer league all-star honors, joining Coastal Plain League all-star Ryan Cranmer (Newport, N.C.) and Northwoods League all-star Albert Baur (Philadelphia, Pa.).

Barbieri is tied for the SCBL league lead in homeruns and RBIs and is hitting .288 in 21 games this summer. In his first season at Newberry, Barbieri finished in the top 10 in the South Atlantic Conference in homeruns, hits, doubles and RBIs.