DALLAS (NCBWA) – A total of 30 standout freshmen college
baseball players from every part of the country are featured on
the 2010 Pro-Line Athletic National Collegiate Baseball Writers
Association (NCBWA) Freshman All-American Team, the organization
2010 Pro-Line Athletic NCBWA Freshman All-American Team features
players from 13 conferences and six conference championship teams.
The two All-American squads are also made up of 10 conference "Rookie
of the Year" winners.
Florida placed the most players on the team with three players
(overall) on the two teams, while 24 schools placed at least one
player on the teams. Florida placed one player on the first team
and two on the second team. Arizona State, Cal St. Fullerton, Jacksonville,
Rutgers and St. John’s also each placed two players on the teams.
The Big East, Big 12 and Pac-10 placed three players apiece on
the first team, while the Southeastern Conference placed two players
on the first team. The Pac-10 and SEC each had five members on the
first and second teams, the BIG EAST and the Big 12 had four and
the Atlantic Sun had three selections apiece on the teams.
The 2010 NCBWA National Freshman Player of the Year and National
Freshman Pitcher of the Year will be announced on Tuesday, June
ATHLETIC FRESHMAN ALL-AMERICA TEAM
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Team: C Ronnie Freeman, Kennesaw State; 1B Max Muncy,
Baylor; 2B Cory Spangenberg, VMI; 3B Ryan Dalton, UT-San
Antonio; SS Deven Marrero, Arizona State; OF Patrick Biondi,
Michigan; OF Garrett Custons, Air Force; OF Dan Gulbransen,
Jacksonville; DH Carlos Lopez, Cal St Fullerton; UT Brian
Johnson, Florida; SP Kyle Hansen, St. John’s; SP Kurt Heyer,
Arizona; SP Hudson Randall, Florida; RP E.J. Encinosa, Miami;
RP Dylan Floro, Cal St Fullerton; RP Matt Price, South Carolina.
release with statistics (.pdf)
Pro-Line Athletic, owned by Badger Sport, supplies caps and uniforms
to several Division I college baseball teams and this is the fifth
season Pro-Line has sponsored the NCBWA’s Players of the Week. The
sponsorship provides for plaques to be awarded to each of the weekly
winners and other promotional consideration. For more information
about Pro-Line and Badger, visit their web sites at badgersport.com
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college baseball. Membership is open to writers, broadcasters and
publicists of the sport. For more information about the NCBWA, visit
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