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Dakota McFadden Named All-American

By Staff | Jul 12, 2017

Dakota McFadden of Largo, Md./Heide Trask, N.C. and who has ties to the local area, plays baseball for Prince George’s Community College Baseball Team. He was recently chosen as a third team selection to the NJCAA Baseball Division 111 All- American Squad. This marks his fourth award this season after he was chosen to the second team All-Maryland Junior College Athletic Conference team, the All-NJCAA Division 111, regional first team and the Region’s All-Tournament team.

McFadden fueled his team this season with 23 (doubles), 60 (RBI), 11 (home runs), and a slugging percentage of (.769), while also getting 72 hits. He was second in batting average with a (.426), third in runs (49), and third in on base percentage (.476). He recorded hits in 39 of the 49 games this season, including 13 two hit games, four three hit performances and four games with four hits. In three of those four hit games he was perfect from the plate going 4-4.

The Owls were ranked in the NJCAA Division 111 Baseball Rankings in six of the final seven polls, including one of their best seasons in program history with a 33-15-1 record. The squad went 14-4 against Division 111 competition and 22-4 in non-conference games this season after posting a 12-11-1 mark in Maryland Junior College Athletic Conference games

Prince George’s advanced to the NJCAA Division 111 College World Series for the second time under head coach Buddy Foster in the last four years after winning it’s fourth NJCAA RegionXX title and the NCJAA District D Championship.

Dakota is the son of former Paden City resident Steve and Sheryl McFadden and the grandson of Kay Shinn of Paden City and the late Jack and Alice McFadden.