Note: The Southland Conference's Todd Lamb contributed to this report.
FRISCO, Texas -- The Southland Conference released Thursday its 2000s All-Decade Team as part of its year-long 50th Anniversary commemoration with Willie Core, Matt Green, Ben Jones and Mike Womacher earning a spot on the All-Decade Team.
Core spent four seasons at ULM and he capped his career as he earned Southland Conference Player and Hitter of the Year honors as a senior. Core owns the two highest batting averages for a single season in program history (.397, 2000; .408, 2001). He also is the career leader in batting average at .365.
Green spent three seasons with the Warhawks (2003-05) and was tabbed as the Southland Conference Pitcher of the Year in 2005. During Green’s final campaign, he tallied 10 wins and finished the season with a 2.65 ERA and 141 punchouts.
Jones (2002-04) was a two-time All-Southland selection at first base. He led the squad in RBI and homeruns during the 2003 and 2004 seasons. During his final two seasons in Monroe, he totaled 113 RBI and 23 homers.
Wombacher spent two years in Monroe and he was named the league’s player of the year in 2000. Wombacher was on a pair of back-to-back SLC championship squads and both seasons the team reached the NCAA regionals in 1999 (36 wins) and 2000 (41 wins).