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McQuail Named All-American, Choy Named All-Region by ABCA

Courtesy: Canisius College Athletics
Release: 06/28/2010
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Junior Steve McQuail was selected to the ABCA/Rawlings All-American Third-Team on Monday. McQuail and senior Ian Choy were also selected to the ABCA-Rawlings Northeast Region First Team.

McQuail, who was selected in the 30th round of the 2010 Major League Baseball Draft by the Toronto Blue Jays, signed with the organization and is currently playing for the Class-A Auburn Doubledays in the New York Penn League, is the third All-American in program history (Kevin Mailloux and current senior Shane Davis in 2008).

An all-MAAC Second-Team selection, McQuail led Canisius with a .397 batting average, 89 hits, 21 doubles, 20 home runs, 81 RBI and .768 slugging percentage during the 2010 season. McQuail set program records with his 89 hits and 81 RBI, and his 81 RBI also set a MAAC single-season record. Nationally, McQuail ranked in the top 10 in RBI, top 20 in slugging percentage and total bases and top 30 in runs scored (70).

A three-time all-MAAC First-Team selection, Choy set career highs in batting average (.377), runs scored (59), hits (83), doubles (13), RBI (57), walks (31), HBP (24) and on-base percentage (.496) during the 2010 season. Choy set single-season program records with his 24 HBP, which ranked in the top 10 nationally, and .496 on-base percentage, which ranked in the top 50 nationally. Choy also finished his career with 256 hits - the most in program history.

Choy also was named an ECAC First-Team Division I All-Star, ESPN The Magazine First-Team Academic All-American and Lowe's Senior CLASS candidate.

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