Rettig Picks Up ABCA All-Region Honor

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BETHLEHEM, Pa. – After garnering first team All-Patriot League honors following the season, recently-graduated senior left-hander Luke Rettig of Lehigh baseball was named a second team American Baseball Coaches Association All-East Region honoree, as announced by the ABCA on Wednesday. Rettig is the Mountain Hawks’ second straight honoree, after Mason Black in 2021, and sixth in program history.

Along with Black, the other honorees were Jacen Nalesnik (second team, 2017), Mike Garzillo (first team, 2015), Matt McBride (first team, 2006) and Eric Hoffman (second team, 2002).

Rettig is a two-time All-Patriot League honoree, garnering first team honors as a senior in 2022. The Mountain Hawks’ ace, he led the league in ERA (2.40) while going 8-2 and striking out 71 with 34 walks in 71.1 innings (fourth in the Patriot League). Rettig finished with two shutouts and two complete games (against VMI and Lafayette). He is just the third pitcher in program history to win at least eight games in a single season and reached the 200-strikeout milestone, becoming just the fifth pitcher in program history to reach the plateau.

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