Baseball's Adams Named Second-Team All-American by NCBWA

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Trever Adams
Courtesy: Eric Francis
OMAHA, Neb. -- Creighton University outfielder Trever Adams has been named second-team All-American by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association.

Named a third-team All-American by Collegiate Baseball earlier this month, Adams led Creighton in nearly every offensive category, including batting average (.387), slugging percentage (.665), on-base percentage (.467), runs (46), hits (89), RBI (57), triples (4), home runs (14), total bases (153), walks (28) and stolen bases (15).  In the Missouri Valley Conference, he ranked first in home runs and slugging percentage, second in hits and total bases, third in batting average, fourth in RBI, fifth in on-base percentage and sixth in triples.

Creighton finished the season 45-16 and became the first team in program history to sweep the MVC regular-season and Tournament titles in the same season.

Nineteen different conferences one independent and 10 conference championships teams are represented on the All-America squads. The three All-America squads are also made up of 12 conference players of the year, seven conference pitchers of the year winners and 10 first-round draft picks in the recent Major League Baseball draft.
 
Members of this year's team lead the nation in 16 different categories, including batting average (Chad Zurcher, Memphis, .443), runs (Jake Lowery, James Madison, 80), hits (Tyler Naquin, Texas A&M, 103), doubles (Jason Krizan, Dallas Baptist, 39), home runs (Victor Roache, Georgia Southern, 30), RBI (Lowery, 91), slugging percentage (C.J. Cron, Utah, .803), total bases (Lowery, 200), on-base percentage (Zurcher, .547), stolen bases (Bryson Myles, Stephen F. Austin, 53), walks (Anthony Rendon, Rice, 80), victories (Ross Stripling, Texas A&M, 14), saves (Corey Knebel, Texas, 19), strikeouts (Trevor Bauer, UCLA, 203), fewest hits allowed per nine innings (Knebel, 4.44) and complete games (Bauer, 10).
 
The recipient for the 25th Annual Dick Howser Trophy, as voted upon by NCBWA members and awarded since 1987, will be announced on Tuesday, June 21, in Omaha at 10 a.m. (CDT) at the TD Ameritrade Park Omaha Press Interview Room (Street Level). The Dick Howser Trophy recipient also will be present at the College Baseball Awards Show, held on July 3 at the United Spirit Center in Lubbock, Texas on airing on MLB.com.
 
Previous NCBWA All-America teams from 1996-2010 have featured the likes of P Stephen Strasburg of San Diego State, OF J.D. Drew of Florida State, 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 and C Buster Posey of Florida State, 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, www.ncbwa.com.
 
2011 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                  *Chris O'Brien, Wichita State, Sr.           .410             65                244              56               100              25-1-10        70                40                18                    1/1
1B                *C.J. Cron, Utah Jr.                               .434             49                198              51                 86                26-1-15        59                31                21                    14/14
2B                Ross Heffley, Western Carolina, Sr.       .419             53                229              52                 96                18-2-11        65                30                22                    3/5
3B                Matt Leeds, College of Charleston, Jr.   .345             60                232              66                 80                18-2-18        80                39                61                    8/9
SS                David Herbek, James Madison, Sr.        .362             61                229              56                 83                20-3-15        76                24                30                    13/17
OF                Jason Krizan, Dallas Baptist, Sr.            .413             62                247              63               102              39-1-10        81                42                23                    13/17
OF                *Victor Roache, Georgia Southern, So. .326             62                230              58                 75                10-2-30        84                37                42                    3/7
OF                *George Springer, Connecticut, Jr.        .343             66                245              61                 84                23-3-12        77                36                40                    31/38
DH                Brad Zebedis, Presbyterian, So.            .425             56                212              47                 90                23-0-13        57                16                22                    1/2
UT                ^Danny Hultzen, Virginia, Jr.                  .320             40                125              18                 40                10-2-1          35                16                11                    6/7
                    12-3, 1.49 ERA, 16 App, 16 GS,  0 SV, 0 CG, 108.2 IP, 72H,  26R, 18ER, 20BB, 151K   


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

SP   ^Trevor Bauer, UCLA, Jr.              13-2     1.25      16        16      10     0     132.6   73    22      19        36      203

SP   ^Taylor Jungmann, Texas, Jr.       13-2     1.38      18        17       5      0     136.2   78    27      21        32      123

SP   Sean Gilmartin, Florida State, Jr.      12-2  2.09      18        17       1      0     120.1   92    41      28        21      130

SP   ^Matt Barnes, Connecticut, Jr.      11-5     1.93      17        17       3      0     121.0   79    33      26        33      117

SP   ^Greg Gonzales, Fresno State, Sr. 11-1    1.79       16       16        2      0    105.1   76    33      21        28      124

RP   Branden Kline, Virginia So.            4-1      2.15      30         0        0     17     37.2    27    12       9         18      49

RP   James Allen, Kansas State, Jr.      3-1      1.35      29         0        0     17     40.0    25     6        6         11      45

RP   Corey Knebel, Texas, Fr.               3-2      1.15      37         0        0     19     54.2    27     8        7         12      60
 
 
SECOND TEAM
Pos.             Name, School, Class                           Avg.             G                  AB                R                  H                  2B-3B-HR     RBIs             BB                SO                    SB/SBA
C                  *Jake Lowery, James Madison, Jr.         .359             61                251              80                 90                22-8-24        91                38                47                    9/12
1B                *Adam Brett Walker, Jacksonville, So.   .411             61                241              65                 99                23-2-13        75                34                63                    14/14
2B                Tommy La Stella, Coastal Carolina, Jr.  .398             61                231              59                 92                15-4-14        70                32                36                    13/15
3B                Jacob Tanis, Mercer, Jr.                        .350             59                237              61                 83                17-0-15        75                35                30                    6/8
SS                *Brad Miller, Clemson, Jr.                       .395             56                195              53                 77                11-3-5          50                40                34                    21/26
OF                Mikie Mahtook, LSU, Jr.                         .383             56                196              61                 75                12-5-14        56                41                32                    29/38
OF                Trever Adams, Creighton, Sr.                .387             61                230              46                 89                14-4-14        57                28                41                    15/18
OF                Daniel Aldrich, College of Charleston, Fr.   .347       59                222               43                77                17-2-22        73                18                    59                1/1
DH                Anthony Rendon, Rice, Jr.                    .327             63                214              58                 70                20-2-6          37                80                33                    13/18
UT                Tyler Pill, Cal State Fullerton, Jr.            .323             49                155              25                 50                11-2-1          30                27                23                    3/7
                    7-1 , 2.28 ERA, 17 App, 15 GS, 1CG, 0 SV, 98.2IP, 77H, 46R, 25ER, 22BB, 110K


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

SP   ^Grayson Garvin, Vanderbilt, Jr.    13-1     2.36      17        17       0      0     106.2   93    35      28        24      92

SP   Will Roberts, Virginia, Sr.               11-1     1.58      17        16       3      0     102.1   72    21      18        13      91

SP   Michael Roth, South Carolina, Jr.  13-3     1.02      18        17       1      0     123.0   95    29      14        32      95

SP   Nick Tropeano, Stony Brook, Jr.    12-1     1.84      14        14       4      0      93.0    63    23      19        24      119

SP   ^Tyler Ray, Troy, Jr.                      12-0     2.34      16        16       3      0     116.2  103   35      31        16      69

RP   Matt Price, South Carolina, Fr.       5-3      2.16      31         0        0     18      50      36    12      12        15      67

RP   Kevin Vance, Connecticut, Jr.        1-0      2.12      27         0        0     13     29.2    14     7        7          7       31

RP   Kevin Quackenbush, USF, So.      1-2      0.81      28         0        0     12     33.1    14     5        3          7       45


 
THIRD TEAM (Ties in voting)
Pos.             Name, School, Class                           Avg.             G                  AB                R                  H                  2B-3B-HR     RBIs             BB                SO                    SB/SBA
C                  *Mike Zunino, Florida, So.                     .376             67                245              72                 92                22-0-18        66                29                47                    7/9
1B                Paul Hoilman, East Tennessee St, Sr.   .313             57                214              57                 67                22-0-22        50                44                72                    2/2
2B                *Dan Paolini, Siena, Sr.                         .346             58                211              48                 73                10-0-19        67                32                36                    13/15
3B                Jason Esposito, Vanderbilt, Jr.              .357             62                252              85                 90                22-1-9          59                17                41                    15/25
SS                *Chad Zurcher, Memphis, Jr.                 .443             55                203              47                 90                19-2-0          34                33                14                    12/17
OF                Chris Benson, Utah Valley, Sr.              .400             56                250              62               100              23-5-5          53                12                20                    10/14
OF                James Ramsey, Florida State, Jr.          .364             65                250              58                 91                18-3-10        67                31                52                    11/14
OF                *Tyler Naquin, Texas A&M, So.             .390             65                259              65               101              23-7-2          44                29                33                    6/13
OF                Bryson Myles, Stephen F. Austin, Jr.     .411             60                241              69                 99                11-3-8          36                23                36                    53/68
DH                D.J. Hicks, UCF, So.                              .351             61                228              42                 80                11-0-14        66                35                49                    1/2
UT                Bo Reeder, East Tennessee St., Jr.      .316             57                244              59                 77                16-0-15        59                14                61                    3/6
                    0-1, 1.95ERA, 24 App, 0GS, 0CG, 18SV, 27.2IP, 16H, 7R, 6ER, 12BB, 32K
UT                *Nick Ramirez, Cal State Fullerton, Jr.   .291     58                213              40                 62                17-1-9          49                32                42                    4/9
                    1-1,  2.13ERA, 22 App, 0GS, 0CG, 16SV, 25.1IP, 15H, 8R, 6ER, 10BB, 33K


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

SP   Sonny Gray, Vanderbilt Jr.            12-3     1.97      17        17       3      0     114.1   77    29      25        41      119

SP   Sam Gaviglio, Oregon State, Jr.    12-3     2.54      17        17       4      0     120.2   91    48      34        33      116

SP   Ross Stripling, Texas A&M., Jr.     13-2     2.30      21        14       4      3     109.2   77    36      28        16      99

SP   Kyle Winkler, TCU, Sr.                    8-2      1.39      14        13       2      0      90.2    65    18      14        14      99

SP   Mark Pope, Georgia Tech, Jr.       11-4     1.74      16        16       5      0     113.2   91    28      22        24      88

RP   Navery Moore, Vanderbilt, Jr.         4-2      1.21      28         0        0     11     29.2    18     8        4         12      25

RP   Tony Cingrani, Rice, Sr.                 4-2      1.74      34         2        0     12     57.0    47    16      11        10      66

RP   John Neely, Texas Tech., Jr.          9-1      2.97      30         0        0      7      60.2    59    20      20        21      39
 
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^-Conference pitcher of the year

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