NCBWA Announces 2009 Pro-Line Athletic/NCBWA Division I Freshman All-American Teams

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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – A total of 37 standout freshmen college baseball players from every part of the country are featured on the annual Pro-Line Athletic National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) Freshman All-American Team, the organization announced today.

The 2009 Pro-Line Athletic NCBWA Freshman All-American Team is comprised from 17 conferences and 10 conference championship teams. The two All-American squads are also made up of 12 conference “Rookie of the Year” winners.

Cal State Fullerton, Texas and Wichita State each placed the most players (3) overall on the two teams, while 31 schools placed one player on the teams. Cal State-Fullerton and Texas each hadone player on the first team and one on the second team, while Wichita State placed two players
on the second team.

The Pac-10 Conference placed three players on the first team, while the Atlantic Coast Conference, Big East Conference, Big Ten Conference and the Southeastern Conference each placed two players on the first team. The SEC had six members on the first and second teams, The Pac-10 had four, while the ACC, Big Ten, Big West and Conference USA each had three selections.

The 2009 NCBWA National Freshman Player of the Year and National Freshman Pitcher of the Year will be announced on Tuesday, June 9.

Pro-Line Athletic is in its fourth year as a sponsor of the NCBWA.  It produces and distributes plaques for National Hitter and Pitchers of the Week during the regular season and extends its award production to include plaques for each member of the Pro-Line/NCBWA All-American
team.

During the Summer of 2006 Pro-Line launched into the custom game clothing business with all products being manufactured in its facility in Fort Worth, Texas.  As a part of this transition, the company re-branded from Pro-Line Cap Company to become Pro-Line Athletic…a full line

athletic apparel company offering American Made headwear, workout gear and uniforms.

Pro-Line NCBWA 2009 Freshman All-America Team

First Team
Player, School  Avg. G AB R H 2B-3B-HR RBIs BB SO SB/SBA
C Jeremy Schaffer, Tulane  .311 57 212 40 66 8-2-14 56 19 35 1/4
1B Preston Tucker, Florida    .364 62 242 48 88 13-3-15 85 21 22 5/7
2B Matt Jensen, Cal Poly  .375 42 160 42 60 15-1-9 53 29 39 2/4
3B Anthony Rendon, Rice  .388 61 242 60 94 14-1-20 72 31 23 9/11
SS AJ Pettersen, Minnesota  .353 59 224 65 79 7-3-2 45 28 21 8/13
OF Xavier Macklin, NC A&T  .364 52 214 55 78 20-5-12 51 14 46 14/19
OF George Springer, Connecticut .358 56 212 75 76 14-3-16 57 32 53 12/15
OF Kolton Wong, Hawaii  .341 58 226 46 77 21-2-11 52 25 23 11/15
OF Ryan Wright, Louisville  .335 65 257 43 86 16-2-5 66 17 29 12/16
DH Alex Dickerson, Indiana . .370 58 238 45 88 15-1-14 57 18 47 2/6
UT Danny Hultzen, Virginia  .333 53 186 40 62 7-1-3 33 28 32 8/8
9-1, 2.09 ERA, 86.0 IP, 76 H, 75 BB, 95 K, 0 SV

Pos. Name School           W-L ERA G IP H BB SO SV
SP Trevor Bauer, UCLA 9-3 2.99 20 105.1 85 27 92 2
SP Sean Gilmartin, Florida State 12-3 3.49 18 98.0 81 37 83 1
SP Taylor Jungmann, Texas 7-3 2.45 20 73.1 55 29 81 0
SP Tyler Pill, Cal State Fullerton 11-3 3.95 16 98.0 91 12 73 0
RP Sam Gaviglio, Oregon State 10-1 2.73 18 62.2 45 9 55 1
RP Mitchell Lambson, Arizona State 8-3 2.77 29 74.2 50 23 86 5
RP Matty Ott, LSU 3-2 2.17 34 45.2 43 4 63 16

Second Team
Player, School  Avg. G AB R H 2B-3B-HR RBIs BB SO SB/SBA
C C.J. Cron, Utah  .337 59 246 39 83 19-1-11 58 14 31 1/3
1B Ian Nielsen, Ball State  .352 51 216 34 76 15-2-9 53 15 39 2/3
2B  Levi Michael, North Carolina  .298 62 248 51 74 15-4-13 56 25 52 5/9
3B Troy Channing, Saint Mary’s  .379 55 206 45 78 11-0-20  75 26 44 2/3
SS Joe Panik, St. John’s . .332 50 187 38 62 11-4-5 47 29 16 6/7
OF Jackie Bradley, Jr., South Carolina .349 63 255 69 89 11-2-11 46 34 31 8/10
OF Kameron Brunty, Southern Miss .347 62 219 61 76 9-4-7 53 34 45 7/8
OF Taylor Dugas, Alabama  .352 56 236 61 83 20-2-2 27 27 37 13/14
OF Dusty Robinson, Fresno State .319 60 207 52 66 12-1-15 45 25 48 7/9
DH Aaron Westlake, Vanderbilt  .377 63 239 53 90 15-0-10 57 24 42 5/8
UT Zack Cox, Arkansas  .273 51 176 38 48 14-2-12 36 20 56 1/3
5-1, 3.50 ERA, 18.0 IP, 20 H, 3 BB, 15K, 1SV

Pos. Name School           W-L ERA G IP H BB SO SV
SP Jordan Cooper, Wichita State 8-6 2.78 15 97.0 87 20 91 0
SP Eric Harrington, Lamar 8-1 3.01 15 83.2 94 26 63 0
SP Charlie Lowell, Wichita State 6-2 2.95 12 64.0 55 33 63 0
SP Anthony Meyo, Coastal Carolina 9-2 2.93 17 76.2 67 32 68 0
SP Noe Ramirez, Cal State Fullerton 8-1 2.91 18 99.0 82 19 86 0
RP Austin Dicharry, Texas 8-2  2.40 23 56.1 37 20 56 1
RP Justin Malone, Georgia State 1-0 1.35 18 26.2 19 6 23 7
RP Tyler Mizenko, Winthrop 2-4 3.77 30 45.1 44 19 42 14