As we take a break from discussing which athlete had the most dominating season in Tech history, we stop to tell you that six Jacket baseball players were named to the All-ACC team on Monday.
Senior Tony Plagman, juniors Derek Dietrich and Deck McGuire, and sophomore Matt Skole were on the first team. Junior Thomas Nichols and sophomore Jed Bradley were on the second team.
Miami’s Yasmani Grandal was the player of the year, Virginia’s Danny Hultzen was pitcher of the year and Cavs skipper Brian O’Connor was coach of the year.
Nichols led the Jackets with a .384 average, Plagman led the team in homers (19) and RBI (70), Skole was second in homers (18) and fourth in RBI (57) and Deitrich was third in homers (16) and RBI (58).
McGuire had the team’s best ERA (2.83) and Bralley led the team in wins (9).
Name Cl. Position School
Yasmani Grandal Jr. Catcher Miami
Mickey Wiswall Jr. First Base Boston College
Tony Plagman Sr. First Base Georgia Tech
Dallas Poulk Sr. Second Base N.C. State
Matt Skole So. Third Base Georgia Tech
Derek Dietrich Jr. Shortstop Georgia Tech
Kyle Parker Jr. Outfield Clemson
Tyler Holt Jr. Outfield Florida State
Phil Gosselin Jr. Outfield Virginia
Austin Wates Jr. Outfield Virginia Tech
Deck McGuire Jr. Starting Pitcher Georgia Tech
Chris Hernandez Jr. Starting Pitcher Miami
Matt Harvey Jr. Starting Pitcher North Carolina
Danny Hultzen So. Starting Pitcher Virginia
Kevin Arico Jr. Relief Pitcher Virginia
Mike McGee Jr. Utility/DH Florida State
Steve Domecus Sr. Catcher Virginia Tech
Scott Lawson Sr. First Base Miami
Mike Freeman Sr. Second Base Clemson
Keith Werman So. Second Base Virginia
Harold Martinez So. Third Base Miami
Tyler Cannon Sr. Shortstop Virginia
Jeff Schaus Jr. Outfield Clemson
Drew Poulk Sr. Outfield N.C. State
Player of the Year: Yasmani Grandal, Miami
Pitcher of the Year: Danny Hultzen, Virginia
Freshman of the Year: Marcus Stroman, Duke
Coach of the Year: Brian O’Connor, Virginia