Lander baseball player Carson Joneswas selected to the 2017 Coastal Plain League Select Team, the league announced today.
The team will face the USA Collegiate National Team on Monday, June 26 at 3:00 p.m. at the USA Baseball Training Complex in Cary, N.C.
Jones, a member of the Forest City Owls, is batting .432 with a triple and two home runs. He leads the Owls with 52 hits, 13 runs scored, 13 doubles, 13 RBIs and 13 starts. Behind Jones, Forest City owns a half-game lead in the CPL West Division.
Last season, Jones batted .244 in 51 games for the Bearcats with 32 runs scored, 10 home runs, 38 RBI and a team-high 15 doubles.