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For Immediate Release: Wednesday, May 30, 2007

"LOUISVILLE SLUGGER'S" ALL-AMERICAN BASEBALL TEAMS

TUCSON, Ariz. — The Louisville Slugger NCAA Division I All-American baseball teams and National Players of The Year were announced today by Collegiate Baseball newspaper.

The 17-man first team, chosen by performances up to regional playoffs and picked by the staff of Collegiate Baseball newspaper, features 11 conference players or pitchers of the year, including:

• LHP David Price, Vanderbilt (Pitcher of Year Southeastern Conference).
• RHP Bryan Henry, Florida St. (Pitcher of Year Atlantic Coast Conference).
• RHP Preston Guilmet, Arizona (Pitcher of Year Pacific-10 Conference).
• RHP Adam Mills, N.C. Charlotte (Pitcher of Year Atlantic-10 Conference).
• 1B Brett Wallace, Arizona St. (Player of Year Pacific-10 Conference).
• 2B Tony Thomas, Florida St. (Player of Year Atlantic Coast Conference).
• SS Todd Frazier, Rutgers (Player of Year Big East Conference).
• OF Robbie Widlansky, Florida Atlantic (Player of Year Sun Belt Conference).
• OF Kyle Russell, Texas (Player of Year Big 12 Conference).
• 1B Steven Hill, Stephen F. Austin (Player of Year Southland Conference).
• UT Joe Savery, Rice (Player of Year Conference USA).

The first team features six starting pitchers who posted a combined 71-7 record with an ERA of 1.94. David Price of Vanderbilt led all pitchers with 175 strikeouts. The first team relief pitcher was Casey Weathers of Vanderbilt. He pitched in 28 games and registered an 11-2 record with 7 saves.

The offense features power and line drive hitters. The first team belted 166 homers led by Kyle Russell of Texas (27) and Brandon Waring of Wofford (27). The team collected 191 doubles led by Tony Thomas of Florida St. with 32 which also led the nation. Eight first teamers hit 16 or more doubles during the season.

Collegiate Baseball named Price and Thomas as its National Players of The Year. Price was perfect during the regular season with an 11-0 record as he fanned a nation-leading 175 batters with only 29 walks. He also tossed five complete games. Thomas' numbers were equally impressive as he hit .442 on the season with 32 doubles and 30 stolen bases.

This marks the 11th year that Louisville Slugger has sponsored the Division I All-Americans.

The following are the first, second and third team Louisville Slugger All-Americans for 2007.

 
First Team
   Pitchers
Pos Player School W L ERA G GS CG SV

IP

H BB

SO

LHP•• David Price Vanderbilt 11 0 2.71 16 16 5 0

123.0

89 29

175

RHP Bryan Henry Florida St. 14 1 2.54 17 17 0 0

109.6

97 25

112

RHP Jacob Thompson Virginia 11 0 1.35 15 15 2 0

106.6

72 26

96

RHP Preston Guilmet Arizona 11 2 1.79 16 16 5 0

126.0

92 30

133

RHP Adam Mills N.C. Charlotte 13 2 1.06 17 17 8 0

135.6

87 26

136

RHP Anthony Shawler Old Dominion 11 2 2.20 15 15 8 0

114.6

95 29

130

Relief Casey Weathers Vanderbilt 11 2 2.64 28   0 0 7   44.3 23 18    67
   Position Players
Pos Player School AVG AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB
  C Buster Posey Florida St. .375 232 62   87 20 2   2 61 29 26   4
1B Brett Wallace Arizona St. .426 230 69   98 16 5 15 73 36 31   9
2B•• Tony Thomas Florida St. .442 242 87 107 32 6 11 49 42 36 30
3B Brandon Waring Wofford .405 215 73   67 13 3 27 73 40 54 12
SS Todd Frazier Rutgers .379 235 83   89 20 2 22 64 60 49 25
OF Dominic de la Osa Vanderbilt .386 228 61   88 22 2 19 60 19 41 19
OF Robbie Widlansky Florida Atlantic .433 240 61 104 24 1 15 69 24 28   9
OF Kyle Russell Texas .341 211 65   72 11 5 27 70 40 61   9
DH Steven Hill Stephen F. Austin .385 221 71   85 16 4 24 73 46 24 10
UT* Joe Savery Rice .364 239 52   87 17 2   4 52 32 45   4

 

Second Team
   Pitchers
Pos Player School

W

L ERA G GS

CG

SV

IP

H BB

SO

RHP Adrian Alaniz Texas

12

2 2.58 18 15

2

0

97.6

75 29

84

RHP Kyle Nicholson Texas A&M

11

1 1.92 23   9

2

4

112.3

85 18

93

LHP Brian Matusz San Diego

10

3 2.73 17 17

1

0

115.3

91 37

156

RHP Corey Kluber Stetson

11

2 2.19 16 16

1

0

107.0

85 34

110

LHP Josh Satow Arizona State

11

3 2.23 17 17

3

0

117.0

95 46

106

LHP Nick Schmidt Arkansas

10

3 2.85 17 17

5

0

117.0

82 50

107

RHP Jess Todd Arkansas     9 2 2.49 22   9 2   2   90.3 77 25 124
RHP Bobby Gagg Coastal Carolina   11 2 2.75 16 16 0   0 104.6 97 25    82
RHP Chance Chapman Oral Roberts     8 1 1.23 21   8 1   4   88.0 63 26 121
Relief Luke Prihoda Sam Houston St.     6 3 1.21 33   0 0 17   67.0 48 10   63
   Position Players
Pos Player School AVG AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO

SB

  C Edward Easley Mississippi St. .373 212 56   79 15 0 12 60 27 25

1

  C Lars Davis Illinois .400 225 55   90 10 3 13 56 20 32

8

1B Matt LaPorta Florida .402 169 60   68 10 0 20 52 55 16   2
2B Kenny Smith Western Carolina .396 230 67   91 23 4 18 79 29 27

14

3B Pedro Alvarez Vanderbilt .397 252 72 100 21 3 17 65 34 61

6

SS Ross Oeder Wright St. .408 228 79   93 23 4   8 36 28 29

25

OF Grant Desme Cal Poly SLO .405 195 54   79 17 1 15 53 30 42

12

OF Kellen Kulbacki James Madison .398 191 56   76 15 1 19 49 56 29

9

OF Brian Rike Louisiana Tech. .346 217 74   75 14 2 20 66 42 35

16

OF Pete Clifford Jacksonville .359 223 55   80 17 2 14 59 43 28

21

UT* Josh Romanski San Diego .336 217 41   73   9 2   3 30 25 20    8

 

Third Team
   Pitchers
Pos Player School

W

L ERA G GS

CG

SV

IP

H BB

SO

LHP Ben Mancuso Creighton

10

2 2.28 13 12

2

  0

  71.0

  72 19

54

RHP Mike Leake Arizona St.

12

1 3.72 21 10

1

  1

101.6

  97 26

75

RHP James Simmons U.C. Riverside

10

3 2.32 16 16

5

  0

116.3

  96 13

113

RHP Nick Chigges Charleston

11

1 3.52 16 16

1

  0

107.3

  98 38

112

RHP & LHP Pat Venditte Creighton

8

2 1.83 36   1

0

  4

  88.3

  56 21

90

RHP Clayton Mortensen Gonzaga

9

2 3.92 16 16

6

  0

119.3

116 42

122

RHP Barry Enright Pepperdine

12

4 1.73 17 17

2

  0

125.0

110 13

85

RHP Ryne Tacker Rice

9

1 3.01 22   5

0

  3

  71.6

  61 21

67

RHP Ryan Berry Rice   10 2 2.72 19 16   1   0 102.6   90 29 102
Relief Andrew Carignan North Carolina     1 1 1.20 31   0   0 13    48.0   29 19   54
   Position Players
Pos Player School AVG AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB
  C Matt Wieters Georgia Tech. .358 218 42   78 17 2 10 59 51 37   2
  C Mitch Canham Oregon St. .346 179 48   62 13 1   9 53 35 29   2
1B Dustin Ackley North Carolina .437 245 59 107 19 3   7 63 20 16 10
1B Jeff Cunningham South Alabama .328 198 50   65   7 2 22 64 39 59   4
1B Charlie Gamble North Carolina A&T .409 225 56   92 19 3 10 56 29 41 17
1B Brian Pellegrini St. Bonaventure .391 174 57   68 24 1 17 59 33 31   5
1B Yonder Alonso Miami (Fla.) .377 199 55   75 12 1 18 74 61 31 13
2B Tyler Mach Oklahoma St. .410 234 56   96 23 1 15 76 22 24   1
2B Logan Johnson Louisville .372 218 64   81 26 2 13 55 32 24   7
2B Eric Sogard Arizona St. .390 213 68   83 12 4 10 53 38 22 17
2B Jordan Pacheco New Mexico .397 219 63   87 21 2   5 50 43 28   7
3B Greg Sexton William & Mary .455 209 52   95 18 3 10 61 21 15   8
3B Blake Stouffer Texas A&M .391 230 50   90 19 4   9 76 39 51 20
SS Andy Parrino Le Moyne .404 188 43   76 17 2   9 44 21 31   5
SS Michael Richard Prairie View A&M .402 194 62   78 20 1   2 36 45 23 41
SS Michael Parker George Washington .373 225 59   84 22 0 10 60 21 28 13
OF Boomer Whiting Louisville .358 215 64   77   7 1   1 22 28 37 69
OF Clay Whittemore Jacksonville St. .396 222 50   88 18 0   3 67 18 17   6
OF David Sappelt Coastal Carolina .366 262 60   96 17 7 10 49 24 39   7
OF Tyler Stovall Central Michigan .391 225 58   88 15 3   6 59 26 36 20
OF Justin Jenkins West Virginia .372 215 46   80 21 3 11 48 14 24 10
OF Ike Davis Arizona St. .358 212 50   76 21 0   6 54 25 33   6
OF David Rubinstein Appalachian St. .361 252 67   91 30 4   3 43 28 39 12
OF Shane Buschini San Diego .356 219 56   78 20 2 13 57 36 40 10
UT* Sean Doolittle Virginia .318 211 39   67 14 1   7 52 42 21   5
  * Pitching Statistics For Multiple-Position Players
Pos Player School W L ERA G GS CG SV

IP

H

BB SO
LHP Joe Savery Rice 9 1 2.91 16 16 0 0

  80.3

69

37 54
LHP Josh Romanski San Diego 9 1 3.16 16 16 3 0

105.3

82

22 85
LHP Sean Doolittle Virginia 7 3 2.57 14 13 0 0    73.6   66 21 62
  •• National Player Of The Year
 
Collegiate Baseball
Players Of The Year
2007: LHP David Price, Vanderbilt
         2B Tony Thomas, Florida St.
2006: RHP Wes Roemer, Cal. St. Fullerton
         OF Kellen Kulbacki, James Madison
2005: OF Shane Robinson
         Florida State University
2004: RHP Jered Weaver
         Long Beach State
2003: 2B Rickie Weeks
         Southern University
2002: SS Khalil Greene
         Clemson University
2001: RHP Mark Prior
         Univ. of Southern Calif.
2000: RHP Kip Bouknight
         Univ. of South Carolina
1999: UT Jason Jennings
         Baylor University
1998: OF Kevin Mench
         Univ. of Delaware
1997: J.D. Drew
         Florida State University
1996: RHP Kris Benson,
         Clemson University
1995: 1B/P Todd Helton, Tennessee
         OF/P Mark Kotsay, Cal. St. Fullerton
1994: P/1B Ryan Jackson
         Duke University
1993: P/OF Brooks Kieschnick,
         Univ. of Texas
1992: P Lloyd Peever,
         Louisiana State Univ.
1991: P Bobby Jones,
         Fresno State Univ.
1990: OF Mike Kelly,
         Arizona State Univ.
1989: P Ben McDonald, Louisiana St.
         UT Scott Bryant, Univ. of Texas
1988: P Andy Benes,
         Evansville University
1987: 3B Robin Ventura, Oklahoma St.
         1B Marteese Robinson, Seton Hall
1986: P Greg Swindell,
         Univ. of Texas
1985: OF Pete Incaviglia,
         Oklahoma State Univ.
1984: OF Oddibe McDowell,
         Arizona State Univ.