The Appalachian Athletic Conference announced the baseball regular season awards. Cody Rhinehart was voted the Freshman of the Year. Tyler Latham and Grant Zawadzki were selected to the All-Conference 1st Team. Chris Jeffries and Joey Underwood were named to the Gold Glove Team. Rhinehart and Jeffries along with Tristan Speak were selected to the All-Conference Second Team. John Cain, Tyler Carroll, Josh Harris, Brannon Shortt, and Andrew Smith made the All-Academic Team.
Second baseman Cody Rhinehart was voted Freshman of the Year and All-Conference Second Team. He was the only player for the Lions to start all 57 games. His .365 batting average was top amongst freshman in the conference, 7th best overall in the AAC, and second best for Bryan. Rhinehart had tied for 7th best in the conference in total runs scored with 66, 2nd best on the team, and his .427 on base percentage was 12th best in the AAC. On the defensive side, Rhinehart led Bryan and was 5th best in the conference with 140 assists on the season.
Junior Tyler Latham was the catcher chosen for the All-Conference 1st Team. He led the team in batting average (.402), slugging percentage (.677), and on base percentage (.512). Latham also led the team in runs batted in with 43, and his 6 homeruns was tied for the most. He was second on the team in doubles with 17, and third in total hits with 51. Latham only competed in 41 games on the season due to injury.
Junior Grant Zawadzki was voted as the short stop for the All-Conference 1st Team. He was number three in the nation and led the conference in stolen bases with 43. Zawadzki also led the AAC and was top 25 in the NAIA in total hits with 73. He led the team, was number two in the conference, and top 20 in the nation in runs scored with 55. Zawadzki also led Bryan, was second in the AAC, and top 25 in the NAIA in doubles on the season. He led the team and was number two in the conference in total bases with 106. Zawadzki was top 10 in the AAC in batting average (.358) and slugging percentage (.520). On the defensive side of play, he was number six in the AAC in assist with 138.
Junior centerfielder Chris Jeffries was selected to the Gold Glove Team and All-Conference 2nd Team. He finished the season tied with the best fielding percentage at 1.000. Jeffries was fifth best in the AAC in total runs scored with 46, and his .425 on base percentage was the 13th best in the conference.
Sophomore third baseman Joey Underwood was voted on the Gold Glove Team. He led all third basemen in the conference with a .956 fielding percentage.
Junior pitcher Tristan Speak was named to All-Conference 2nd Team. He was number one on the team and tied for best in the AAC in strikeouts per game at 7.41. Speak also led the team in wins with six, which tied him for the 7th most in the conference. He was top five in the conference in fewest hits allowed at 57 and fewest runs allowed at 32. Speak was in the top 10 in the AAC in opponents' batting average (.258) and inning pitched per game (5.30).
John Cain, Tyler Carroll, Josh Harris, Brannon Shortt, and Andrew Smith made the All-Academic Team. In order to qualify for the All-Academic Team a student-athlete must be at least a sophomore in academic standing and have a minimum grade point average of 3.25.