NCBWA Announces 2010 Pro-Line Athletic Div. I All-America Teams

FROM NCBWA RELEASE

MORGANTOWN, W. Va. – Several candidates for the prestigious Dick Howser Trophy highlight the 15th Annual Pro-Line Athletic National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association All-America Team announced Wednesday.

Among the 58 standouts on the three units, there are student-athletes from 20 different conferences and 11 conference championships teams. The three All-America squads are also made up of 14 conference Players of the Year and 11 conference Pitchers of the Year winners.

Members of this year’s team lead the nation in 12 different categories, including runs (Nate Roberts, High Point, 88), doubles per game (Ryan Soares, George Mason, 0.60), triples per game (Zack MacPhee, Arizona State, 0.25), home runs (Jordan Ribera, Fresno State, 27), RBIs per game (C.J. Cron, Utah, 1.65), walks (Michael Choice, UT Arlington, 76), slugging percentage (Paul Hoilman, ETSU, .860), on-base percentage (Roberts, .573), earned run average (John Stilson, Texas A&M, 0.80), wins (Matt Purke, TCU, 14), saves (Kevin Arrico, Virginia, 18) and strikeouts per nine innings (Chase Ruffin, Texas, 13.49).

The three finalists for the 24th Annual Dick Howser Trophy, as voted upon by NCBWA members and awarded since 1987, will be announced on Saturday, June 19, in Omaha at 10 a.m. (CDT) at the Rosenblatt Stadium Media Room. The Dick Howser Trophy recipient will be named during the College Baseball Awards Show on July 2 at the United Spirit Center in Lubbock, Texas, on MLB.com.

Previous Pro-Line Athletic NCBWA All-America teams from 1996-2009 have featured the likes of P Stephen Strasburg of San Diego State, OF J.D. Drew of Florida State, P-DH Jason Jennings of Baylor, 1B Mark Teixeira of Georgia Tech, RHP Mark Prior of Southern California, SS Khalil Greene of Clemson, SS-2B Rickie Weeks of Southern and P David Price of Vanderbilt (all current Major Leaguers), among others.

Pro-Line Athletic, owned by Badger Sport, supplies the cap and uniforms to several Division I college teams. This is the sixth season Pro-Line has sponsored the NCBWA’s Players of the Week and the NCBWA All-American team. The sponsorship provides for plaques to be awarded to each of the weekly winners, the All-American team members and other promotional consideration. For more information about Pro-Line or Badger Sports, visit their Web sites at prolineathletic.com and badgersport.com.

Founded in 1962, the NCBWA is dedicated to the advancement of college baseball. Membership is open to writers, broadcasters and publicists of the sport. For more information about the NCBWA, visit the association’s official Web site, www.ncbwa.com.

For more information on the Pro-Line Athletic NCAA Division I All-America team, contact NCBWA Assistant Executive Director Mike Montoro of West Virginia University at 304-293-2821

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2010 Pro-Line Athletic/NCBWA Division I All-America Team

FIRST TEAM (Statistics Through June 15)

Pos. Name, School, Class                 Avg. G   AB R  H   2B-3B-HR RBIs  BB  SO  SB/SBA
C  *Yasmani Grandal, Miami (Fla.), Jr.  .401  62 222 56 89  24-1-15  60    57  35  1/2
1B *Hunter Morris, Auburn, Jr.          .386  64 272 66 105 18-5-23  76    26  50  6/8
2B *Zack MacPhee, Arizona State, So.    .394  55 221 66 87  8-14-9   64    40  38  19/23
3B *Anthony Rendon, Rice, So.           .394  63 226 83 89  12-1-26  85    65  22  14/18
SS Jedd Gyorko, West Virginia, Jr.      .381  57 236 71 90  28-1-19  57    43  24  1/3
OF *Alex Dickerson, Indiana, So.        .419  55 236 62 99  19-0-24 75    20  35  3/5
OF Chris Duffy, UCF, Sr.                .447  55 206 54 92  18-1-21 81    33  35  3/5
OF *Gary Brown, Cal State Fullerton, Jr..438  50 210 63 92  20-8-6  41    9   12  32/37
DH *C.J. Cron, Utah, So.                .431  49 197 55 85  16-0-20  81    17  23  0/0
UT Mike McGee, Florida State, Jr.       .328  65 238 58 78  14-1-15 68    44  50  5/8
4-0, 1.37ERA, 18App, 1GS, 0CG, 12SV, 26.1IP, 11h, 5R, 4ER, 16BB, 33K
 

Pos. Name School                                   W-L      ERA     APP      GS     CG   SV      IP       H      R      ER       BB      SO          

SP   ^Chris Sale, Fla. Gulf Coast, Jr.         11-0     2.01      17        15       2      2     103.0   83    28      23        14      146  
SP   ^Anthony Meo, Coastal Carolina, So.13-2     2.61      18      16         0     0      96.2    82    39     28         34       94

SP   ^Drew Pomeranz, Ole Miss, Jr.         9-2      2.24      16        16       0      0     100.2   71    27      25        49      139

SP   ^Danny Hultzen, Virginia, So.           11-1     2.78      16        16       1      0     106.2   75    37      33        24      122

SP   ^Cole Green, Texas, Jr.                    11-2     2.74      17        16       4      0     111.2   88    38      34        27      75

RP   Chance Ruffin, Texas, Jr.                 6-1      1.11      37         0        0     14     64.2    42    10       8         19      97

RP   Neil Holland, Louisville, Jr.              8-1      2.08 29         0 0 17                      56.1    30    15      13        16       59

RP   Kevin Arico, Virginia, Jr.                 1-1      2.88      29         0        0     18     34.1    32    13      11         8       44

 
 
SECOND TEAM
Pos. Name, School, Class                 Avg.  G  AB   R  H   2B-3B-HR RBIs BB  SO SB/SBA
C   Micah Gibbs, LSU, Jr.                .388 62  245  47 95  14-3-10  60   29  31 7/9
1B *Jordan Ribera, Fresno State, Jr.     .343 63  251  65 86  20-2-27  69   24  35 1/1
1B *Paul Hoilman, ETSU, Jr.              .421 60  235  79 99  24-2-25  84   51  41 1/1
2B *Garrett Wittels, FIU, So.            .413 56  242  47 100 21-2-2   60   22  19 4/5
3B Zach Cox, Arkansas, So.               .429 59  238  67 102 14-1-9   48   34  37 11/12
SS Adam Bryant, Troy, Jr.                .356 61  250  70 89  16-6-23  65   26  38 4/4
OF Jeremy Baltz, St. John’s, Fr.         .396 63  240  64 95  16-1-24  85   28  44 6/6
OF Kyle Parker, Clemson, Jr.            .353 63  235  82 83  15-0-20  64   53  55 4/6
OF Brian Fletcher, Auburn, Jr.           .357 61  252  62 90  17-1-22  75   23  67 4/7
DH A.J. Kirby-Jones, Tennessee Tech, Jr. .388 56  206  64 80  19-0-26  71   58  53 0/1
UT Andy Mee, Florida Atlantic, Jr.       .378 61  262  58 99  17-5-8   55   20  35 4/5
1-2, 2.96ERA, 21App, 0GS, 0CG, 11SV, 24.1IP, 26h, 9R, 8ER, 12BB, 22K
 

Pos. Name School                               W-L      ERA     APP      GS     CG   SV      IP       H      R      ER       BB      SO          

SP   ^Alex Wimmers, Ohio State, Jr.      9-0      1.60      10        10       2      0      73.0    58    14      13        23      86

SP   ^Daniel Bibona, UC Irvine, Sr.        9-2      2.48      13        13       1      0      94.1    75    34      26        15      102

SP   ^Seth Blair, Arizona State, Jr.       12-0     3.35      17        17       0      0     102.0  105   47      38        24      104

SP   Matt Purke, TCU, Fr.                     14-0     3.23      18        16       1      0     103.0   84    45      37        28      133

SP   ^Asher Wojciechowski, Citadel, Jr. 12-3     3.58      17        17       3      0     125.2  111   58      50        32      155

RP   John Stilson, Texas A&M, So.        9-1      0.80      33         0        0     10     79.0    51    12       7         23      114

RP   Jordan Swagerty, Arizona St., So. 2-0      2.06      33         0        0     14     35.0    32    11       8         10      46

RP   Chris Dennis, Portland, Jr.              5-1      1.88      30         0        0     14     43.0    31    11       9         11      51

 
 
THIRD TEAM (Ties in voting)
Pos. Name, School, Class                  Avg.    G   AB  R  H   2B-3B-HR RBIs BB SO SB/SBA
C Jose Igleisas, Coastal Carolina, Sr.    .344    64  224 55 77  16-0-16  80   42 27 2/2
C Ben Heath, Penn State, Jr.              .369    51  198 53 73  16-1-19  57   31 38 3/4
1B *Wes Cunningham, Murray State, Sr.    .408    57  233 77 95  19-6-22  86   33 44 10/13
2B Phil Gosselin, Virginia, Jr.           .382    64  262 67 100 22-4-11  61   39 45 18/22
3B Rob Segedin,Tulane, So.                .434    55  212 55 92  29-2-14  54   33 20 4/5
SS *Ryan Soares, George Mason, Sr.        .438    48  194 57 85  29-2-13  71   10 13 4/7
SS B.A. Vollmuth, Southern Miss, So.      .386    60  236 72 91  17-2-20  76   43 51 4/6
OF *Nate Roberts, High Point, Jr.         .416    59  209 88 87  10-1-19  69   53 35 36/39
OF *Michael Choice, UT Arlington, Jr.     .383    60  196 67 75  11-2-16  59   76 54 12/16
OF Rico Noel, Coastal Carolina, Jr.       .349    65  238 82 83  18-2-12  63   41 43 56/69
OF Chad Oberacker, Tennessee Tech, Jr.  .452    56  239 67 108 29-5-6   70  34 23 14/18
DH Austin Maddox, Florida, Fr.            .333    61  255 48 85  16-0-17  71   7  41 0/1
UT Nick Ramirez, Cal St.-Fullerton, So.   .346    64  260 62 90  28-1-16  75   19 50 6/6
1-3, 3.50ERA, 27App, 1GS, 0CG, 11SV, 43.2IP, 41h, 17R, 17ER, 8BB, 38K
 

Pos. Name School                               W-L      ERA     APP      GS     CG   SV      IP       H      R      ER       BB      SO          

SP   Barret Loux, Texas A&M, Jr.         11-2     2.83      17        16       1      0     105.0   78    42      33        34      136

SP   Taylor Jungmann, Texas, So.        8-3      2.03      17        17       1      0     120.0   88    32      27        41      129

SP   Addison Reed, San Diego St., Jr.  8-2      2.50      11        11       2      0      79.1    65    30      22        16      90

SP   Gerrit Cole, UCLA, So.                  10-3     3.25      17        17       0      0     108.0   76    42      39        49      138

SP   ^Jordan Cooper, Wichita State, So. 10-3   2.01      15        15       5      0     107.1  102   30      24        20      95

RP   ^Kyle Munson, James Madison, Jr. 8-1      1.64      28         0        0     10     55.0    33    13      10        24      70

RP   Kevin Chapman, Florida, Jr.           3-0      1.48      30         0        0     11     42.2    28     9        7          7       43

RP   Trevor Vermeulen, S. Dakota St., Jr. 9-1      1.45      35       0      0       10     68.1  59      17        11      19     62

 
*-Conference player of the year
^-Conference pitcher of the year