Doc Minnegan Scholarship Award
Gregg Davies, '02
The winner of the 2001 Doc Minnegan Scholarship Award, Gregg Davies was a three-year starter for the Towson baseball team who was named third team All-American in 2000. Only the second Towson baseball player to earn All-American honors at the NCAA Division I level, Gregg was a third team pick on Collegiate Magazine's Louisville Slugger team.
He batted .399 in 2000, the second-highest batting average in AMERICA EAST and the 46th-highest batting mark in NCAA Division I. A first team all-league slection, he was named as the AMERICA EAST Player of the Year. He set Towson single season records with 87 base hits and 74 runs batted in while playing in all 60 games. He led AMERICA EAST with 15 home rins and 74 RBI's. A two-time selection as AMERICA EAST Player of the Week, he led Towson to a school record 37 victories. In the AMERICA EAST Tournament, Gregg batted .567 with two home runs and eight runs batted in, helping the TIgers to a second place finish. He was honored as the AMERICA EAST Tournament's Most Outstanding Player, only the second time the award went to a player from a second place team.
A native of Olney, Md. who graduated from Sherwood High SChool, Gregg was also named as the AMERICA EAST Scholar-Athlete for Baseball in 2001.
A Business Administration major with a 3.51cumulative grade point average, he also earned a spot on the Verizon Academic All-American District 2 team. In his three years with the Tigers, he played in 166 of a possible 167 games. After starting at first base asa freshman and sophomore, he moved to centerfield in 2000 and had a great year defensively. He made just one error in 248 fielding chances, a .996 fielding percentage. As a sophomore, he batted .309 with six homers and 33 RBI's. One of the Tiger co-captains as a junior, he enters his senior season with a .342 career batting average.
He had 194 base hits, 136 runs scored, 48 doubles, 12 triples, 27 home runs and 142 RBI's in his career. More importantly, the Tigers had a 101-65-1 record during his firt three seasons with Gregg in the lineup. He is also very active with Athletes in Action on the Towson campus.