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Sports Briefs: Breen named Great Plains All-Conference honorable mention

MITCHELL, S.D. -- Senior second baseman Kirk McBreen, of Heron Lake, was named an All-Conference honorable mention selection for baseball by the Great Plains Athletic Conference.

McBreen, who graduated from Southwest Star Concept in 2009, started 49 games as the lead-off batter for Dakota Wesleyan University. He batted .289 with a .409 on-base percentage and led the team in runs (41), walks (29) and steals (14), while adding five doubles and 16 RBIs. The senior infielder recorded a .950 fielding percentage in 200 chances (75 putouts, 115 assists) for the Tigers, who ended their season with a 24-26 record.