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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. Virginia’s Danny Hultzen (Fr., Bethesda, Md.) and Jarrett Parker (So., Stafford, Va.) each have been named to the 2009 American Baseball Coaches Association/Rawlings All-America Team. Hultzen was a first-team selection at utility, while Parker was a second-team outfield pick. Both also were selected to the ABCA All-Atlantic Region First Team.

Hultzen was a two-way standout for the Cavaliers this season. The first ACC Freshman of the Year in Virginia history, Hultzen saw time at pitcher, first base, left field and designated hitter this year while earning a slot on the All-ACC First Team. On the mound, he posted a 9-1 record with a 2.17 ERA in 17 games (16 starts). In 95 innings, Hultzen recorded 107 strikeouts, which is a Virginia freshman record and also ranks sixth overall in UVa history. His 16 starts tied a Virginia single-season record, while his total of nine wins is tied for sixth in the Virginia annals.

At the plate, Hultzen recorded a .327 batting average second among ACC freshmen behind teammate Steven Proscia. He also hit three home runs and drove in 37 runs. This marks Hultzen’s third All-America honor this year (NCBWA second team; Baseball America third team). He also has been named an NCBWA Freshman All-American.

Parker, a unanimous All-American in the national awards circuit, was a First-Team All-ACC pick this season after putting up record-setting numbers. He finished with a .355 batting average with 16 home runs and 65 runs batted in. He also had 20 stolen bases while playing in all 65 of Virginia’s games.

Parker set Virginia single-season records in runs (75), hits (94) and total bases (176) and tied the record for triples (7). He also ranks among the top 10 in UVa single-season history in doubles (20 T4th), home runs (16 T3rd) and RBI (65 3rd).

2009 ABCA/Rawlings All-America Team
First Team

SP: Eric Arnett, Jr., Indiana
SP: Louis Coleman, Sr., LSU
SP: Mike Leake, Jr., Arizona State
SP: A.J. Morris, Jr., Kansas State
SP: Stephen Strasburg, Jr., San Diego State
RP: Addison Reed, So., San Diego State
C: Carlos Ramirez, Jr., Arizona State
1B: Dustin Ackley, Jr., North Carolina
2B: Derek McCallum, Jr., Minnesota
SS: Bryan Marquez, Sr., New Mexico State
3B: Marc Krauss, Jr., Ohio
OF: Bryce Brentz, So., Middle Tennessee
OF: Jason Kipnis, Jr., Arizona State
OF: Kent Matthes, Sr., Alabama
OF: Tyler Townsend, Jr., Florida International
DH: Kyle Roller, Jr., East Carolina
UTIL: Danny Hultzen, Fr., Virginia

Second Team
SP: Buddy Baumann, Jr., Missouri State
SP: Danny Bibona, Jr., UC Irvine
SP: Kyle Gibson, Jr., Missouri
SP: Anthony Ranaudo, So., LSU
SP: Kenneth Roberts, Jr., Middle Tennessee
RP: Kyle Bellamy, Jr., Miami
RP: Austin Wood, Sr., Texas
C: Chris Henderson, Jr., George Mason
C: J.T. Wise, Sr., Oklahoma
1B: Rich Poythress, Jr., Georgia
2B: Mike Brownstein, Sr., New Mexico
SS: Ben Orloff, Sr., UC Irvine
3B: Wade Gaynor, Jr., Western Kentucky
3B: Tony Thompson, So., Kansas
OF: Jeremy Cruz, Sr., Stetson
OF: Jeremy Hazelbaker, Jr., Ball State
OF: Scott Krieger, Sr., George Mason
OF: Jarrett Parker, So., Virginia
OF: Tim Wheeler, Jr., Sacramento State
DH: Joey Henshaw, So., Army
UTIL: Mike Belfiore, Jr., Boston College

2009 ABCA/Rawlings All-Atlantic Region Team
First Team

C: Richard Jones, The Citadel
1B: Dustin Ackley, North Carolina
2B: Ryan Wood, East Carolina
3B: Joey Bergman, College of Charleston
SS: Chase Austin, Elon
OF: Pat Irvine, Elon
OF: Jarrett Parker, Virginia
OF: Luke Murton, Georgia Tech
DH: Kyle Roller, East Carolina
SP: Deck McGuire, Georgia Tech
SP: Danny Hultzen, Virginia
SP: Cody Wheeler, Coastal Carolina
SP: Sean Gilmartin, Florida State
RP: Kyle Bellamy, Miami (Fla.)

Second Team
C: Griffin Benedict, Georgia Southern
1B: David Anderson, Coastal Carolina
2B: Brandon Sizemore, College of Charleston
3B: Isaac Harrow, Appalachian State
SS: Brent Greer, Western Carolina
OF: Stephen Batts, East Carolina
OF: Tyler Holt, Florida State
OF: Mike McGee, Florida State
DH: Adam Rice, Coastal Carolina
SP: Chris Mederos, Georgia Southern
SP: Andrew Wolcott, Duke
SP: Alex White, North Carolina
RP: Zach Quate, Appalachian State

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