College Baseball: Tautges honored by St. Scholastica

Matt Tautges
Matt Tautges
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DULUTH — At its fall banquet the College of St. Scholastica’s baseball team awarded former Pierz Pioneers graduate Matt Tautges the Gold Glove Award for the 2022 season.

The senior outfielder from Fort Ripley finished his career with a .305 batting average. In 59 games, he collected 65 career hits. Of those 14 were doubles, six went for triples and he homered once. He drove in 25 runs and scored 56 times. He concluded with a .441 slugging percentage and a .425 on-base percentage.

On the mound, he was 6-6 with a 5.85 ERA in 25 appearances. He also recorded three saves. He struck out 63 batters in 92.1 innings pitched for his career.

During his career, he earned First Team All-UMAC. He was third in the conference with five triples and led the team in runs with 33. He was voted the team’s Most Valuable Player.

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