2018 ABCA/Rawlings NCAA Div. I All-America Teams announced

The 2018 ABCA/Rawlings NCAA Div. I All-America teams have been released by the American Baseball Coaches Association and Rawlings Sporting Goods. Ten of the student-athletes selected for All-America teams are playing in the NCAA Div. I College World Series starting this weekend in Omaha, including two first-team selections each by Florida and Oregon State. Oregon State, Minnesota and Stanford each had three All-America honorees.

First recognized in 1949, the ABCA/Rawlings All-Americans are selected by the ABCA All- America Committee. The Chair of the committee is Tommy Raffo of Arkansas State University. Also on the committee are Dean Ehehalt (Monmouth University), Brian O’Connor (Virginia), Butch Thompson (Auburn), Jim Penders (Connecticut), Steve Jaksa (Central Michigan), Dan Heefner (Dallas Baptist) and George Horton (Oregon).

In all divisions, the ABCA/Rawlings Gold Glove Teams will be announced on Wednesday, June 20, the ABCA/Rawlings Pitchers of the Year will be announced on Monday, June 25, and the ABCA/Rawlings Position Players of the Year will be announced on Wednesday, June 27. ABCA/Rawlings All-Region first-team selections, which were announced last Wednesday, were eligible for All-America honors.

The ABCA/Rawlings All-America and Gold Glove Teams are selected in nine divisions: NCAA Divisions I, II and III, NAIA, NJCAA Divisions I, II and III, Pacific Association Division, and high school. ABCA/Rawlings Gold Glove teams were first recognized in 2007.

The ABCA, founded in 1945, is the primary professional organization for baseball coaches at the amateur level. Its over 9,700 members represent all 50 states and 23 countries. Since its initial meeting of 27 college baseball coaches in June 1945, Association membership has broadened to include eight divisions: NCAA Division I, II and III, NAIA, NJCAA, Pacific Association Division, High School and Youth. The 75th annual ABCA Convention will be held Jan. 3-6, 2019 in Dallas, Texas. The ABCA will also be hosting 20 one-day coaching clinics in 16 states in 2018.

About Rawlings
Rawlings Sporting Goods Company, Inc. is an innovative manufacturer and marketer of sporting goods worldwide. Founded in 1887, Rawlings is an authentic global sports brand, trusted by generations of athletes of all skill levels. Rawlings’ unparalleled quality, innovative engineering and expert craftsmanship are the fundamental reasons why more professional athletes, national governing bodies and sports leagues choose Rawlings. Rawlings is the Official Ball Supplier and Batting Helmet of Major League Baseball®, the official baseball of Minor League Baseball™ and the NCAA®, and the approved baseball, basketball, football and softball of the National High School Federation®. For more information, please visit Rawlings.com or by phone at (314) 819-2800.


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ABCA/Rawlings NCAA Div. I All-Region Teams

2018-ABCA/Rawlings All-America Teams
NCAA Div. I All-America First Team
Pos. Player Cl. School State
C Joey Bart Jr. Georgia Tech GA
C Adley Rutschman So. Oregon State OR
1B Andrew Vaughn So. California CA
1B Bren Spillane Jr. Illinois IL
2B Kody Clemens Jr. Texas TX
3B Jonathan India Jr. Florida FL
SS Terrin Vavra Jr. Minnesota MN
SS Greg Cullen Jr. Niagara NY
OF Trevor Larnach Jr. Oregon State OR
OF Devlin Granberg Sr. Dallas Baptist TX
OF Seth Beer Jr. Clemson SC
OF Bryant Packard So. East Carolina NC
OF Andrew Moritz Jr. UNC Greensboro NC
DH Kevin Strohschein Jr. Tennessee Tech TN
UT Brooks Wilson Sr. Stetson FL
P Andre Pallante So. UC Irvine CA
P John Rooney Jr. Hofstra NY
P Brady Singer Jr. Florida FL
P Casey Mize Jr. Auburn AL
P Nick Sandlin Jr. Southern Miss MS
RP Jack Little So. Stanford CA
 
NCAA Div. I All-America Second Team
Pos. Player Cl. School State
C Alex Holderbach Jr. Eastern Kentucky KY
1B Kole Cottam Jr. Kentucky KY
2B Nick Madrigal Jr. Oregon State OR
3B Alec Bohm Jr. Wichita State KS
SS Nico Hoerner Jr. Stanford CA
SS Seth Lancaster Sr. Coastal Carolina SC
OF Grant Little So. Texas Tech TX
OF Nick Campana Sr. Hartford CT
OF Joey Denison Sr. Troy AL
OF Ryan Ward Fr. Bryant RI
DH Zach Rheams Sr. Texas Tech TX
P Colton Eastman Jr. Cal State Fullerton CA
P Sean Mooney So. St. John's NY
P Patrick Fredrickson Fr. Minnesota MN
P Kyle Brnovich So. Elon NC
P Joey Murray Jr. Kent State OH
RP Nolan Hoffman Jr. Texas A&M TX
 
NCAA Div. I All-America Third Team
Pos. Player Cl. School State
C Cal Raleigh Jr. Florida State FL
1B Scott Schreiber Sr. Nebraska NE
2B Carson Shaddy Sr. Arkansas AR
2B Kyle Gray Jr. West Virginia WV
3B Kyle Datres Jr. North Carolina NC
3B Isaiah Pasteur Sr. George Washington DC
SS Owen Miller Jr. Illinois State IL
SS Tyler Frank Jr. Florida Atlantic FL
OF Grant Fennell Sr. Nevada NV
OF Ross Adolph Jr. Toledo OH
OF Steele Walker Jr. Oklahoma OK
OF Matt Wallner So. Southern Miss MS
OF Keegan McGovern Sr. Georgia GA
OF Matt Pita Jr. VMI VA
DH Zach Biermann Jr. Coastal Carolina SC
P Kris Bubic Jr. Stanford CA
P Miller Hogan Jr. Saint Louis MO
P Mason Feole So. UConn CT
P Colten Schmidt Sr. Louisiana LA
P Sean Mellen So. Northeastern MA
RP P.J. Poulin Jr. UConn CT
RP Max Meyer Fr. Minnesota MN
RP Ryley Gilliam Jr. Clemson SC
 
Rawlings Sporting Goods

About Rawlings
Rawlings Sporting Goods Company, Inc. is an innovative manufacturer and marketer of sporting goods worldwide. Founded in 1887, Rawlings is an authentic global sports brand, trusted by generations of athletes of all skill levels. Rawlings' unparalleled quality, innovative engineering and expert craftsmanship are the fundamental reasons why more professional athletes, national governing bodies and sports leagues choose Rawlings. Rawlings is the Official Ball Supplier and Batting Helmet of Major League Baseball®, the official baseball of Minor League Baseball™ and the NCAA®, and the approved baseball, basketball, football and softball of the National High School Federation®. For more information, please visit Rawlings.com or by phone at (314) 819-2800.

About the ABCA
The ABCA, founded in 1945, is the primary professional organization for baseball coaches at the amateur level. Its nearly 10,000 members represent all 50 states and 25 countries. Since its initial meeting of 27 college baseball coaches in June 1945, Association membership has broadened to include eight divisions: NCAA Division I, II and III, NAIA, NJCAA, Pacific Association Division, High School and Youth.