2014 NCBWA Freshman All-American Teams

FROM NCBWA RELEASE
NCBWA LogoLYNCHBURG, VA. (NCBWA) – A total of 32 standout freshmen college baseball players from every part of the country are featured on the 2014 National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) Freshman All-American team, the organization announced today.

The 2014 NCBWA Freshman All-America team features players from 17 leagues and six conference championship teams. The two All-American squads also are made up of 12 conference “Rookie of the Year” winners. In addition, 22 all-conference honorees were named to the team.

Five programs placed two players on the two teams, while 27 schools placed at least one player on the teams. Loyola Marymount and Miami, Fla., each placed two players on the first team, while Florida, LSU and Maryland each have two players listed on the teams.

The Atlantic Coast Conference had four players selected to the first team, while the Southeastern, Ohio Valley and West Coast Conferences placed two players on the first team. The SEC placed seven members on the first and second teams combined, with the ACC having five selections and the West Coast placing three players on the two teams.

The 2014 NCBWA National Freshman Player of the Year and National Freshman Pitcher of the Year will be announced on Tuesday, June 10.

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, contact Ryan Bomberger (434-582-2292, [email protected]).

NCBWA 2014 Freshman All-America Team

First Team
Pos. Name, School Avg. G AB R H 2B-3B-HR RBIs BB SO SB/SBA
C Zack Collins, Miami, Fla. .298 58 205 32 61 14-3-11 54 42 47 0/0
1B Ben Fisher, Eastern Kentucky .344 54 209 39 72 12-1-14 55 12 35 1/3
2B Jake Noll, Florida Gulf Coast .367 61 275 56 101 18-1-0 29 21 23 25/30
3B Andrew Knizner, NC State .330 52 209 34 69 11-1-4 47 4 12 0/0
SS David Fletcher, Loyola Marymount .329 56 222 37 73 6-2-0 28 13 22 17/21
OF Austin Miller, Loyola Marymount .374 56 206 46 77 10-3-0 18 19 21 25/29
OF Bryan Reynolds, Vanderbilt .343 65 251 49 86 24-1-4 52 21 43 13/18
OF Heath Quinn, Samford .319 59 229 49 73 20-1-9 48 29 62 2/4
DH Casey Baker, Stony Brook .338 42 130 22 44 6-2-0 27 18 16 8/8
UT Alex Robles, Austin Peay .349 55 209 35 73 14-2-1 39 17 40 3/7
6-2 3.63 16 14 1 0 84.1 97 55 34 20 56

Pos. Name School W-L ERA APP GS CG SV IP H R ER BB SO
SP Bailey Ober, College of Charleston 10-3 1.52 17 14 2 0 106.2 73 24 18 19 85
SP Tyler Alexander, TCU 10-3 1.94 18 14 2 0 92.2 76 23 20 11 57
SP Mike Shawaryn, Maryland 11-4 3.12 16 16 0 0 92.1 89 34 32 24 72
RP Thomas Burrows, Alabama 4-2 2.15 24 0 0 11 37.2 24 9 9 15 34
RP Bryan Garcia, Miami, Fla. 7-4 1.75 31 0 0 15 51.1 40 12 10 19 56
RP Zach Plesac, Ball State 12-2 2.11 25 6 1 6 85.1 75 25 20 33 67

Second Team
Pos. Name, School Avg. G AB R H 2B-3B-HR RBIs BB SO SB/SBA
C Aaron Barnett, Pepperdine .367 58 215 23 79 5-1-0 27 10 12 1/2
1B Alex Woinski, Lafayette .326 31 89 12 29 12-0-1 20 9 17 0/2
2B Brandon Lowe, Maryland .348 53 178 35 62 12-3-1 42 33 19 8/12
3B Garrett Chapman, Georgia Southern .341 59 226 43 77 7-0-8 32 12 53 6/10
SS Garrett Hampson, Long Beach State .308 60 240 44 74 13-2-1 19 14 39 9/15
OF Jake Fraley, LSU .372 49 121 31 45 7-1-3 29 9 16 8/10
OF Nick Banks, Texas A&M .327 57 199 29 65 10-2-2 26 17 33 7/12
OF Matt Albanese, Bryant .322 57 214 53 69 16-4-2 36 20 24 11/14
DH Peter Alonso, Florida .264 60 197 18 52 6-2-4 32 19 35 1/1
UT Trenton Brooks, Nevada .330 51 188 23 62 8-0-3 35 11 17 4/4
3-1 3.86 16 5 0 0 28.0 29 14 12 16 20

Pos. Name School W-L ERA APP GS CG SV IP H R ER BB SO
SP Logan Shore, Florida 7-4 2.16 16 15 0 0 95.2 86 27 23 20 68
SP Chris Mourelle, FIU 9-3 1.95 15 12 2 0 78.1 75 21 17 11 37
SP Jared Poche’, LSU 9-3 2.45 16 16 1 0 91.2 72 30 25 26 52
RP Ian Hamilton, Washington State 2-2 2.70 28 0 0 15 30.0 34 9 9 12 24
RP Stephen Villines, Kansas 2-2 1.50 29 0 0 8 48.0 33 13 8 9 23
RP Marc Skinner, Troy 6-1 1.52 31 0 0 5 65.0 58 17 11 19 70

*- Statistics for games played through June 8