Thomas Named to CPL Baseball All-Star Team


RALEIGH, NC – David Thomas has been selected to the 2007 Coastal Plains League All-Star Team.  The rising senior plays for the Thomasville HiToms and will be a starting outfielder.  Thomas is hitting .344 with six homeruns and 24 RBIs and his 34 runs scored is tops in the league.  He also has nine doubles and leads the team with 12 stolen bases.

The Coastal Plain League's ninth annual All-Star Game will be played at Capital City Stadium in Columbia, S.C. on Tuesday, July 17th.  The National Team features players from 10 CPL clubs (Asheboro, Edenton, Florence, Gastonia, Outer Banks, Peninsula, Spartanburg, Thomasville, Wilmington and Wilson), with the players being selected by head coaches and media representatives from all clubs.

The Columbia Blowfish, in conjunction with the Coastal Plain League, will host the All-Star Game and festivities beginning on Monday, July 16th and running thru Tuesday, July 17th. Game time is set for 7:05 p.m. on July 17th.  Below is the complete roster for the National CPL All-Star Team (starters are shown with an asterisk (*)).

CPL National All-Star Team
C - Richard Jones* (Thomasville), Fr. The Citadel, Sumter, S.C.
C - Will Greenburg (Edenton), So. Maryland, Gaithersburg, Md.
1B - Kyle Roller* (Thomasville), Fr. East Carolina, Rockingham, N.C.
1B - Kyle Bowley (Spartanburg), Jr. USC-Upstate, Orlando, Fla.
2B - Brandon Scott* (Wilson), Jr. Campbell, Bethel, N.C.
2B - Nick Liles (Florence), Fr. Western Carolina, Laurinburg, N.C.
3B - Rob Lyerly* (Asheboro), Fr. Campbell, Indian Trail, N.C.
3B - Rich Poythress (Thomasville), Fr. Georgia, Grovetown, Ga.
3B - Ryan Bohanon (Outer Banks), So. South Alabama, Goddard, Kan.
SS - Tony Kostelnik* (Edenton), Jr. Point Park, Whitaker, Pa.
SS - Brent Weiss (Wilmington), So. George Mason, Suffern, N.Y.
OF - Chris Swauger* (Thomasville), Jr. The Citadel, Odessa, Fla.
OF - David Thomas* (Thomasville), Jr. Catawba, Winston-Salem, N.C.
OF - Eddie Van Es* (Peninsula), So. VMI, Hampton, Va.
OF - Kevin Mattison (Edenton), Jr. UNC-Asheville, Kernersville, N.C.
OF - Nick Nosti (Edenton), Jr. Sonoma State, San Rafael, Calif.
OF - Wes Hobson (Gastonia), Fr. Appalachian State, Pfafftown, N.C.
RHP - Justin Lilly* (Outer Banks), Jr. Campbell, Raleigh, N.C.
RHP - Wade Broyles (Thomasville), RS-Fr. Mississippi, Madison, Miss.
RHP - Kenny Moreland (Peninsula), Jr. Christopher Newport, Springfield, Va.
RHP - J.P. Primus (Edenton), Jr. N.C. A& T, Garner, N.C.
RHP - Aaron Lorio (Thomasville), Jr. Louisiana Tech, Ruston, La.
RHP - Michael Bowman (Peninsula), So. VMI, Richmond, Va.
RHP - Casey Hodges (Spartanburg), Jr. Mount Olive, Rocky Mount, Va.

The Coastal Plain League is the nation's hottest summer collegiate baseball league, now in its 11th season.  Featuring 15 teams playing in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia, the CPL is certified by Major League Baseball, and gives college players the chance to refine their skills with wooden bats during the summer months.  Players are housed with local host families for the summer and past experiences have been very positive for both players and hosts. For more information on the Coastal Plain League, please visit the league website at

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April 3

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Golf (M) @ SAC Championships - Day 2 (Cobbs Glen GC)

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Baseball vs. MOUNT OLIVE 13-9

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Softball vs WINGATE 3-4

Tennis (M) @ Coker 1-8

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Tennis (M) vs. SHAW 5-4

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Baseball vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 3-6

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Football Spring Blue/White Game

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Golf (W) @ SAC Championships - Day 1 (Woodcreek CC)

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Golf (W) @ SAC Championships - Day 2 (Woodcreek CC)

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Golf (W) @ SAC Championships - Day 3 (Woodcreek CC) 9th of 11

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Track/Field @ SAC Outdoor Championships (Day 1)

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Track/Field @ SAC Outdoor Championships (Day 2) M-9th; W-10th

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