Westmont junior Alex Bush of Menifee is one of nine baseball players to be named to the 2015 Rawlings-NAIA Baseball Gold Glove team. Bush also received NAIA All-American honorable mention recognition as did teammates Russell Harmening of Oceanside, Will Barring of Tustin and Blake Matthias of Las Vegas, Nevada.
The Gold Glove award recipients, selected by the NAIA Baseball Coaches Association All-America Committee, are honored for their defensive play. One player is chosen for each position. Bush was selected for his play at first base.
Out of 408 defensive chances, Alex Bush recorded 378 putouts, 29 assists and just one error, resulting in a fielding percentage of .998. Bush was on the receiving end of 26 double plays on the season.
Bush is just the second Warrior to receive an NAIA Gold Glove Award.