JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Former UNC Asheville outfielder Kevin Mattison was named to the Southern League All-Star team on Wednesday. Mattison, who plays for the Jacksonville Suns, will participate in the Southern League All-Star Game which will take place Tuesday June, 21st at Pringles Park in Jackson, Tenn.
Mattison leads the Southern League in stolen bases with 18 and for much of the season has led the Suns in hitting and currently has a batting average of .327 with eight triples and 26 runs batted in.
He played for the Bulldogs from 2005-08. Mattison hit .286 with a career-high 11 home runs as a lead- off hitter in 2008. He is the school's and Big South's all-time leader in career triples (23) and is also the career leader in runs scored at Asheville with 192.