CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. Virginia’s Greg Miclat (Jr., Concord, N.C.) and Pat McAnaney (Sr., Syracuse, N.Y.) have been named to the 2008 All-Atlantic Coast Conference Baseball Team, the league office announced today. Miclat was a first-team selection at shortstop, while McAnaney earned second-team honors as a starting pitcher.
Miclat is batting .332 this season and leads the ACC with 29 stolen bases. With 82 career stolen bases, Miclat is one shy of the Virginia career record and ranks 21st in ACC history. Miclat is the only Virginia player to start and play in all 55 games this season and has reached base safely in 52 games.
McAnaney is 4-4 in 2008 and owns a 3.09 earned run average. He ranks first in the league in complete games (three) and innings pitched per game (6.56). He also ranks among the league leaders in innings pitched (78.2), strikeouts (91) and opponent batting average (.223).
Virginia, the No. 6 seed, begins the 2008 ACC Baseball Championship at 8 p.m. Wednesday in Jacksonville, Fla., when it battles No. 3-seed North Carolina.
2008 ALL-ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE BASEBALL TEAMS
1B Yonder Alonso, Jr., Miami
OF Tim Fedroff, So., North Carolina
RP Jimmy Gillheeney, So., NC State
SP Chris Hernandez, Fr., Miami
SS Ryan Jackson, So., Miami
SS Greg Miclat, Jr., Virginia
SP D.J. Mitchell , Jr., Clemson
DH/UT Kyle Parker, Fr., Clemson
C Buster Posey, Jr., Florida State
OF Jack Rye, Sr., Florida State
SP Clayton Shunick, Jr., NC State
3B Mark Sobolewski , So.,Miami
OF Blake Tekotte, Jr., Miami
SP Elih Villanueva, Jr., Florida State
2B Jemile Weeks, Jr., Miami
SP Alex White, So., North Carolina
1B Dustin Ackley, So., North Carolina
OF Charlie Blackmon, RS-Jr., Georgia Tech
SS Tony Delmonico, Jr., Florida State
SS Derek Dietrich, Fr., Georgia Tech
SP David Duncan, Jr., Georgia Tech
SP Eric Erickson, So., Miami
SP Matt Fairel, So., Florida State
C Tim Federowicz, Jr., North Carolina
3B Brad Feltes, Sr., Georgia Tech
RP Carlos Gutierrez, RS-Jr., Miami
DH/UT Alex Hassan, So., Duke
OF Marcus Jones, Jr., NC State
SP Pat McAnaney, Sr, Virginia
OF Matt Payne, Sr., NC State
2B Kyle Seager, So., North Carolina
RP Rob Wooten, Sr., North Carolina
Player of the Year Buster Posey, Florida State
Pitcher of the Year Alex White, North Carolina
Freshman of the Year Chris Hernandez, Miami
Coach of the Year Jim Morris, Miami
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A 1985 graduate of UVA, White worked at the Richmond Times-Dispatch until July 2009. He was honored six times as the state's Sportswriter of the Year.
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