Patrick Watson Selected To PBC Baseball All-Conference Team

Patrick Watson Selected To PBC Baseball All-Conference Team

FOLLOW ON            FACEBOOK             TWITTER                  INSTAGRAM


AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta University baseball senior Patrick Watson has been selected to the 2019 Peach Belt All-Conference team as a second-team honoree. The Peach Belt released the All-Conference team on Thursday night at a banquet in St. Augustine, Fla., on the eve of the PBC Tournament.


UNC Pembroke's Ethan Baucom was named the PBC Player of the Year, while Georgia Southwestern's Tucker Smith was tabbed the Pitcher of the Year. Georgia College's Cam Hill was voted the Freshman of the Year and North Georgia's Tom Cantrell the PBC Coach of the Year.


Watson, a senior from Tifton, Ga., hit the fourth-most home runs in the league with 11 long balls. The starting first baseman and occasional designated hitter led the Jaguars with a .331 batting average in 145 at bats. Watson started 31 games and played in 41, while producing 48 hits, 35 RBIs, 30 runs, and a .621 slugging percentage. He paced the Jaguars in doubles and homers and ranked second in slugging percentage. In the field, he had the most chances and most putouts. Watson enjoyed 12 multi-hit games this season in 2019 and three multi-homer games.  


In conference games only, Watson posted a .346 batting average with eight homers, a .731 slugging percentage, and 21 RBIs.


The 2019 All-Conference team is listed below as selected by the league's head coaches.  Coaches were not permitted to vote for their own players. To view the full PBC press release click here


2019 Peach Belt Conference Baseball All-Conference Team


First Team

1b – Aaron Anderson, Flagler

2b – Chase Sudduth, North Georgia

3b – Garrett Green, Georgia College

SS – Chandler Rogers, USC Aiken

C – Trevor Clemons, UNC Pembroke

DH – Connor Durden, USC Aiken

UT – Dahlton Cash, Young Harris

OF – Ethan Baucom, UNC Pembroke

OF – Zavier Lushington, Young Harris

OF – Gage Taylor, Francis Marion

OF – Wesley Wommack, Georgia College

SP – Steven Bower, North Georgia

SP – Robert Girgis, Flagler

SP – Tucker Smith, Georgia Southwestern

SP – Mitch Spence, USC Aiken

RP – Devin Dudal, Columbus State


Second Team

1b – Patrick Watson, Augusta

2b – Cal Gentry, Georgia College

3b – Brett Hawkins, Young Harris

SS – Kendall Ford, Columbus State

C – Robert Brooks, Columbus State

DH – Leniel Gonzalez, Francis Marion

UT – Dane Bullock, Columbus State

OF – Roury Glanton, Lander

OF – Cam Hill, Georgia College

OF – Sean Lawlor, Flagler

OF – Luke Jackson, UNC Pembroke

SP – Dylan Gibeau, Young Harris

SP – Kolton Ingram, Columbus State

SP – Sam Sowerbrower, Columbus State

SP – Zach Rafuse, USC Aiken

RP – Parker Morrison, North Georgia


Elite 15 Award Presented by EAB

Aaron Anderson, Flagler


Freshman of the Year

Cam Hill, Georgia College


Pitcher of the Year

Tucker Smith, Georgia Southwestern


Player of the Year

Ethan Baucom, UNC Pembroke


Coach of the Year

Tom Cantrell, North Georgia


Fans of Jaguar Athletics can GIVE by clicking here. Fans of Jaguar Athletics can subscribe to the email listserve by clicking here. Fans can follow Augusta University Athletics at and receive updates on Facebook at Augusta University Athletics, on Twitter at @AugustaJags and on Instagram @augustajags