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Thursday, May 29, 2008


Gold Glove recipient Adam Telian

MEDFORD -- Adam Telian (Stoughton, MA) of the Tufts University Baseball team was recognized as the best defensive pitcher in the nation recently when he was awarded an American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA)/Rawlings Gold Glove. Only one player is picked at each of the nine positions from among every team in the nation.

A 2008 Tufts graduate, Telian completed his career this spring as one of the top pick-off artists in the nation, regardless of division. He had 11 pick-offs this season to go with 12 last year. Using his advantage as a left-handed pitcher, and also employing great deception with his head, Telian picked off 34 base-runners during his four-year career. He fielded a perfect 1.000 this season in 31 chances (4 putouts, 27 assists). He made only one error in 93 career chances (.989 fielding percentage).

Telian was the team's #1 starter this spring and tied for the Jumbo-lead in victories with his 6-4 record. He led the pitching staff with 46 strike outs. He pitched a 1-0, shutout victory against Williams in the first round of the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Tournament.