NCBWA announces 2024 Division I All-America Teams

DALLAS (NCBWA) – The 2024 National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association’s 24th All-America first, second and third teams announced Wednesday feature a plethora of the finest NCAA Division I standouts at the plate, afield and on the mound.

All five finalists for the 2024 Dick Howser Trophy presented by The Game Headwear highlight the first team choices in national voting by NCBWA members. They are junior second baseman Travis Bazzana of Oregon State, junior pitcher Chase Burns of Wake Forest, junior first baseman/pitcher Jac Caglianone of Florida, redshirt sophomore third baseman/first baseman/outfielder Charlie Condon of Georgia, and junior starting pitcher Hagen Smith of Arkansas.

There are 19 different conferences and 16 conference championship squads represented among the ’24 stars. The three All-America squads are also made up of 14 conference players or co-players of the year, nine conference pitchers of the year, two conference relief pitchers of the year, and one circuit defensive player of the year.

All 75 student-athletes propelled most if their teams to postseason NCAA activity, and there are 16 All-America choices competing in the 77th NCAA Division I World Series starting Friday and running through June 22 or 23 at Charles Schwab Park in Omaha, Neb. Several others led their squads to NCAA Regional and Super Regional appearances this month.

Some of the first team members and their exemplary accomplishments in ’24 have been Georgia’s Condon with a nation-high 37 home runs, 78 RBI, 100 hits, and a 1.022 slugging percentage to lead the Bulldogs to within one victory of their first NCAA World Series qualification since 2008 and Florida State pitcher Jamie Arnold with a DI-best 15-0 record and 1.92 ERA to stake the Seminoles to their 24th appearance in the NCAA World Series since 1957.

Others with nationally prominent statistics are Oregon State’s Bazzana with 28 homers and 66 RBI to compliment a .400-plus batting average throughout ’24, CWS-bound Texas A&M OF Jace LaViolette with a .387 average, 18 homers and 71 RBI and teammate relief ace Evan Ashenbeck (one of the finalists for the 2024 NCBWA Stopper of the Year Award) with a Southeastern Conference-best ERA of 1.92 and 12 saves along with Tennessee second baseman Christian Moore – the first Volunteers star to smash 30-plus home runs (32 prec-CWS) in school history. Howser Trophy finalist Burns of Wake Forest led the country with 191 strikeouts in 100 innings pitcher (17.2 whiffs per nine innings).

Previous NCBWA All-America teams from 1996-2023 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, 3B Alex Gordon of Nebraska, P David Price of Vanderbilt, P-DH Brad Lincoln of Houston, C Buster Posey of Florida State, catcher Mike Zunino of Florida, 3B Kris Bryant of San Diego, P-1B A.J. Reed from Kentucky; OF Andrew Benintendi from Arkansas, OF Seth Beer of Clemson, UTIL Brendan McKay from Louisville, Florida P Brady Singer, Oregon State C Adley Rutschman, Arkansas RP Kevin Kopps, LSU pitcher Paul Skenes, and Texas 1B Ivan Melendez, among others.

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,

The Howser Trophy was created in 1987 shortly after Howser's death. Previous winners of the Howser Trophy are Mike Fiore, OF, Miami (Fla.), 1987; Robin Ventura, 3B, Oklahoma State, 1988; Scott Bryant, 1B-P, Texas, 1989; Alex Fernandez, P, Miami-Dade Community College South, 1990; Frank Rodriguez, P, Howard College (Texas), 1991; Brooks Kieschnick, UT-P, Texas, 1992 and 1993; Jason Varitek, C, Georgia Tech, 1994; Todd Helton, 1B, Tennessee, 1995; Kris Benson, P, Clemson, 1996; J. D. Drew, OF, Florida State, 1997; Eddy Furniss, 1B, LSU, 1998; Jason Jennings, UT-P, Baylor, 1999; Mark Teixeira, 1B, Georgia Tech, 2000; Mark Prior, P, USC, 2001, Khalil Greene, SS, Clemson, 2002; Rickie Weeks, 2B, Southern U., 2003; Jered Weaver, P, Long Beach State, 2004; Alex Gordon, 3B, Nebraska, 2005; Brad Lincoln, P/DH, Houston, 2006; David Price, P, Vanderbilt, 2007; Buster Posey, C, Florida State, 2008; Stephen Strasburg, P, San Diego State, 2009; Anthony Rendon, 3B, Rice, 2010; Taylor Jungmann, P, Texas, 2011; Mike Zunino, C, Florida, 2012; Kris Bryant, 3B, San Diego, 2013; A.J. Reed, DH-P, Kentucky, 2014; Andrew Benintendi, OF, Arkansas, 2015; Seth Beer, OF, Clemson, 2016; Brendan McKay, DH-P, Louisville, 2017; Brady Singer, P, Florida, 2018; Adley Rutschman, C, Oregon State, 2019; No Award, COVID-19, 2020; Kevin Kopps, P, Arkansas, 2021; Ivan Melendez, 1B, Texas, 2022; Paul Skenes, P, LSU, 2023.

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

2024 NCBWA Division I All-America Team


  • C Jackson Appel, Texas A&M, Sr.
  • 1B Blake Burke, Tennessee, Jr.
  • 2B Travis Bazzana, Oregon State, Jr.*
  • SS Kyle DeBarge, Louisiana, Jr.*
  • 3B Charlie Condon, Georgia, r-So.*
  • OF James Tibbs III, Florida State, Jr.*
  • OF Braden Montgomery, Texas A&M, Jr.
  • OF Jace LaViolette, Texas A&M, So.
  • OF Drew Burress, Georgia Tech, Fr.
  • OF Lyle Miller-Green, Austin Peay, Graduate*
  • DH Caleb Cozart, UNC Greensboro, Sr.*
  • UT Jac Caglianone, Florida, Jr.
  • SP Chase Burns, Wake Forest, Jr.*
  • SP Jamie Arnold, Florida State, So. 
  • SP Hagen Smith, Arkansas, Jr.^
  • SP Trey Yesavage, East Carolina, Jr.^
  • SP Ryan Johnson, DBU, Jr.^
  • SP Michael Ross, Samford, Sr.^
  • SP Ryan Gallagher, UC Santa Barbara, r-So.*
  • RP Charlie Beilenson, Duke, Graduate
  • RP Ethan Bates, Louisiana Tech, Sr.*
  • RP Evan Ashenbeck, Texas A&M, Sr.
  • RP Bridger Holmes, Oregon State, Jr.
  • RP Conner Thurman, San Diego, r-Sr.


  • C Cole Messina, South Carolina, Jr.
  • C Jacob Ference, Virginia, Graduate
  • 1B Parks Harber, North Carolina, Sr.
  • 1B Roman Kuntz, Morehead State, Sr.*
  • 2B Christian Moore, Tennessee, Jr.
  • SS Jalin Flores, Texas, So.
  • 3B Tommy White, LSU, Jr.
  • OF Vance Honeycutt, North Carolina, Jr.!
  • OF Nolan Schubart, Oklahoma State, So.
  • OF Dakota Jordan, Mississippi State, So.
  • OF Cole McConnell, Louisiana Tech, Sr.
  • OF Fenwick Trimble, JMU, Jr.
  • DH Jake Reinisch, Wake Forest, Sr.
  • DH Nick Lopez, Kentucky, Graduate
  • UT Carson Benge, Oklahoma State, r-So.
  • SP Ryan Prager, Texas A&M, r-So.
  • SP Luke Holman, LSU, Jr.
  • SP Brett Sears, Nebraska, Sr.^
  • SP Payton Tolle, TCU, Jr.^
  • SP Jurrangelo Cijntje, Mississippi State, So.
  • SP Nick Brink, Portland, r-Jr.
  • SP Brian Holiday, Oklahoma State, Sr.
  • RP Wyatt Lunsford-Shenkman, East Carolina, Jr.
  • RP Nick Wissman, Dayton, Sr.^
  • RP Ben Abeldt, TCU, So.
  • RP Izaak Martinez, UC San Diego, r-Sr.
  • RP Griffin Herring, LSU, So.   


  • C Walker Janek, Sam Houston, Jr.!
  • 1B Tanner Thach, UNCW, So.
  • 1B Nick Kurtz, Wake Forest, Jr.
  • 2B John Anderson, Samford, Sr.
  • 2B Zac Morris, Duke, Graduate
  • SS Josh Kuroda-Grauer, Rutgers, Jr.*
  • 3B Alec Makarewicz, NC State, Graduate
  • 3B Gage Miller, Alabama, Jr.
  • OF Ben Watson, Virginia Tech, Graduate
  • OF Joel Dragoo, Presbyterian, Jr.*
  • OF Max Belyeu, Texas, So.*
  • OF Kien Vu, Arizona State, So.
  • OF Cam Cannarella, Clemson, So.
  • OF Lawson Harrill, Campbell, r-Sr.
  • DH Easton Carmichael, Oklahoma, So.
  • DH Slade Wilks, Southern Miss, Sr.
  • UT Austin Smith, San Diego, Jr.
  • SP Aidan Knaak, Clemson, Fr.
  • SP Nate Knowles, William & Mary, Jr.^
  • SP Khal Stephen, Mississippi State, Jr.
  • SP Cam Walty, Arizona, Sr.
  • SP Aiden May, Oregon State, Jr.
  • SP Jacob Kmatz, Oregon State, Jr.
  • SP Drew Beam, Tennessee, Jr.
  • SP Derek Clark, West Virginia, Sr.
  • RP AJ Causey, Tennessee, Jr.
  • RP Tyler Bremmer, UC Santa Barbara, So.
  • RP Mason Burns, Western Kentucky, Sr.
  • RP LP Langevin, Louisiana, Jr.^
  • RP Matthew Matthijs, North Carolina, So.

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

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