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Senators Dominate 2007 CGL All League Team, Aaron Loup Garners Top Pitcher Honor

The 2007 Vienna Senators captured 8 of 15 all league spots and Aaron Loup is named CGL Pitcher of the Year


Vienna Senator
Aaron Loup

CGL 2007 MVP & MOP Awards

MOP — Most Outstanding Pitcher: AARON LOUP, LHP, VIENNA SENATORS

Aaron Loup of the Vienna Senators has been selected the Most Outstanding Pitcher of the 2007 season by vote of the league's managers. Loup, a southpaw, was the ace of the Vienna Senators this season, helping the club to its second consecutive league pennant. Loup led the league in wins with eight, and in ERA at 0.98. He also had 63 strikeouts this season and only issued 14 walks to help the Senators to a 39-5 league record and a third National Baseball Congress World Series appearance.

BACKGROUND: As a freshman with Tulane this spring, Loup went 2-1 and pitched 35 innings, struck out 36 batters and walked just 11…With Hahnville High School, he helped his team to four state playoff appearances…posted a combined 32-7 record and struck out 121 during his prep career…two-time first-team All-District 6-5A and all-metro honoree…was the only underclassman on the 2004 all-state team after going 10-0 and notching a 1.02 ERA…threw a complete-game no-no against Terrebonne High School as a sophomore.

MVP — Most Valuable Player: ROBBIE SHIELDS, IF, McLEAN RAIDERS

The managers of the League's five clubs voted on the All-League Team, and each team has at least one representative on the All-League Team, led by the 1st place Vienna Senators with 8 selections and the 2nd place Fairfax Nationals with 4.

The 2007 Clark Griffith Collegiate Baseball All-League Team:

POS: Player CGL Team School Avg HR RBI OB% Slg%
C Ty Boyles Fairfax Nationals Gardner-Webb University 0.329 3 30 0.391 0.490
1B Sam Honeck Vienna Senators Tulane University 0.307 10 34 0.451 0.640
2B Steve Gauthe Vienna Senators Copiah-Lincoln CC 0.348 0 18 0.450 0.374
3B Nick Wheeler Vienna Senators West Alabama University 0.307 6 46 0.385 0.516
SS Robbie Shields McLean Raiders Florida Southern College 0.307 10 27 0.377 0.613
OF LaDale Hayes DC Grays Alabama A&M University 0.286 2 19 0.381 0.413
OF Juan Mujica DC Grays Southern University 0.359 1 18 0.418 0.503
OF Drew Allain Vienna Senators Delgado CC 0.356 1 26 0.449 0.481
OF Ryan Eden Vienna Senators University of New Orleans 0.404 1 29 0.484 0.500
UT Jason Kitchen Bethesda Blue Caps Connecticut College 0.310 1 14 0.385 0.405
DH Alex Gregory Fairfax Nationals Radford University 0.353 10 41 0.437 0.673
S/R: Pitcher CGL Team School ERA W-L Svs SO IP
SP Aaron Loup Vienna Senators Tulane University 0.98 8-0 - 63 55.0
SP Gabe Rios Fairfax Nationals Urbana University 1.75 4-1 - 35 46.1
SP Nate Newman Vienna Senators Pepperdine University 1.80 6-0 - 66 55.0
RP Nick Schreiber Fairfax Nationals California University at PA 0.98 1-0 11 20 18.1
RP Mason Griffin Vienna Senators Grayson CC 0.26 3-2 7 47 35.0

Alex Gregory (Fairfax Nationals) & Mason Griffin are the only repeat selections, both having been named to last year's team as well.