Four Named All-Region

Four Named All-Region

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – No. 6 Birmingham-Southern baseball saw four Panthers named to All-South Region teams Tuesday.  BSC finished its season in the central region championship with a 39-10 record.


Ryan Gaines (Dunwoody, Ga./Dunwoody HS) and Stephen Himic (Birmingham, Ala./Indian Springs HS) earned first-team all-region honors as starting pitchers.  They went undefeated through the year posting 11 and 10 wins, respectively.  Himic was Southern Athletic Association Pitcher of the Year, and both were first-team all-conference.


Rich Misischia (Dothan, Ala./Regis HS) was named to the second team as a utility.  The lefty spent time on the mound and in the outfield.  He was named first team all-conference and ranked nationally in stolen bases.


Tyler Wise (Birmingham, Ala./Spain Park HS) was named third-team all-region as a designated hitter.  Also a first-team all-conference selection, he ranked nationally in sacrifice flies and RBI, and sat second on the team in home runs.


Gaines, Himic, and Wise were most recently named to the central regional all-tournament team.