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Virginia pitcher Danny Hultzen (Photo:VirginiaSports.com)

Top 100 Countdown: 14. Danny Hultzen (Virginia)

College Baseball Daily continues our countdown to the start of the 2011 College Baseball season by checking in on the Top 100 Players in the country. We will be providing one player per day until we reach number 1.

We continue the list today with number 14 in our countdown with Virginia junior LHP/First Baseman Danny Hultzen. He is from Bethesda, Md.and attended St. Albans where he played baseball all four seasons. He had a great senior season as he went going 13-0 with a 0.74 ERA with 140 strikeouts in 73 innings while hitting six homers and driving in 37 runs. He picked up several awards as he was named a high school First-Team All-American by Baseball America and Louisville Slugger in 2008. He also the All-Met Player of the Year as senior and First-Team All-Met as junior. His junior season saw him have a record of 7-1 with 0.35 ERA (52 IP, 105 K, 12 BB). He was selected in the 10th round of the 2008 MLB Draft by the Arizona Diamondbacks but decided to head to Charlottesville to play for Coach O’Connor and the Virginia Baseball Program. Continue reading