Bryan Lippincott, a slugger for the 2011 Quincy Gems, is one of six finalists for the 2012 Tino Martinez Award (the Division II Baseball Player of the Year).
Lippincott batted .494 with 10 home runs, 19 doubles, four triples and 52 RBI this year as a senior at Concordia-St. Paul.
As of May 20, Lippincott led Division II in batting average and ranked third in slugging percentage (.864).
Lippincott played third base and first base last summer for the Gems, who won the Prospect League title. He batted .345 with 10 home runs and 57 RBI during the regular season before adding another two home runs and five RBI during the postseason.
A fan vote will help decide the winner of the award. To vote, click here.
Other finalists for the award are Lynn first baseman Anthony Boza, Southern New Hampshire starting pitcher Tim Flight, Shepherd first baseman Nathan Minnich, St. Mary’s starting pitcher Rene Solis and Western Oregon starting pitcher Grady Wood.
The award winner will be announced June 3.