Carraway Named to Academic All-District First Team
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. Virginia senior pitcher Andrew Carraway (Marietta, Ga.) has been named to the 2009 ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District Baseball Team. Carraway was a first-team selection on the District 3 First Team. District 3 consists of schools from Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia.
It marks the second straight year that Carraway has earned the honor. Carraway will now be on the ballot for the Academic All-America award.
Carraway, a commerce major, sports a 3.46 grade point average and is slated to graduate in two weeks. He is a three-time recipient of ACC All-Academic Baseball Team and ACC Academic Honor Roll laurels. Carraway also was one of six honorary recipients of the ACC’s Weaver-James-Corrigan Honorary Award this year. Each recipient was chosen based on his or her distinction in the classroom and sport, while demonstrating exemplary conduct in the community.
On the mound, Carraway is 5-0 this season with a 3.39 earned run average. In 61 innings and 10 starts, he has allowed 26 runs (23 earned), 47 hits, and 17 walks while striking out 46. He also has been named to the national Pitcher of the Year watch list.
In his career, Carraway ranks second in winning percentage (16-3 record, .842 pct.), sixth in appearances (66) and ninth in strikeouts (209) at Virginia.
Carraway and the 11th-ranked Cavaliers play host to Duke this weekend in a three-game ACC series at Davenport Field.