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Carraway Named to Academic All-District First Team

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. Virginia right-hander pitcher Andrew Carraway (Jr., Marietta, Ga.) has been selected to the ESPN The Magazine 2008 Academic All-District Baseball Team. Carraway, a first-team pick in District 3, is now on the ballot for the Academic All-America award.

District 3 consists of schools from Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia. Carraway, a commerce major, sports a 3.56 grade point average. He also is a two-time recipient of ACC All-Academic Baseball Team laurels.

Carraway is 3-3 this season with a 3.42 earned run average. In 55.1 innings and 10 starts, he has allowed 26 runs (21 earned), 56 hits, and just nine walks while striking out 63. He ranks among the leaders in the ACC with 10.25 strikeouts per nine innings and has twice earned ACC Pitcher of the Week honors this season.

Virginia, ranked No. 24 nationally, next plays at 6 p.m. Friday, as it takes on No. 2 North Carolina at Davenport Field.

ESPN The Magazine 2008 Academic All-District First Team (District 3)

Pos. Name School Class Hometown GPA Major

P Andrew Carraway Virginia Jr. Marietta, Ga. 3.56 Commerce

P Matt Fairel Florida State So. Winter Haven, Fla. 3.37 Business

C Buster Posey Florida State Jr. Leesburg, Ga. 3.79 Finance

INF Mike Armstrong Mercer Sr. Evans, Ga. 3.72 Biomedical Engineering

INF Nate Freiman Duke Jr. Wellesley, Mass. 3.78 History

INF Gordon Beckham Georgia Jr. Atlanta, Ga. 3.21 Real Estate

INF Alex Gregory Radford Jr. Great Falls, Va. 3.67 Marketing

OF Chris Swauger The Citadel Sr. Tampa, Fla. 3.94 Business Administration

OF John Dortch Mercer Sr. Tallahassee, Fla. 3.98 Economics

OF Charlie Blackmon Georgia Tech Jr. Suwanee, Ga. 3.71 Business Management

DH Greg Feltes UNC Greensboro Sr. Rocky River, Ohio 3.44 Finance

 


 

 

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