Virginia Baseball Places Four on All-ACC Academic Team
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Virginia baseball placed four Cavaliers on the 2011 All-ACC Academic Team, as announced by Commissioner John Swofford. Headlining UVa’s list is three-time winner Danny Hultzen. Joining the history major on the squad are sophomore Whit Mayberry (undeclared), senior Tyler Wilson (biology) and senior Cody Winiarski (chemistry).
To be eligible for consideration, a student-athlete must have earned a 3.00 grade point average for the previous semester and maintained a 3.00 cumulative average during his academic career.
Hultzen (Bethesda, Md.) is 12-3 with a 1.41 ERA on the mound and hitting .315 with 35 RBI, becoming a first-team All-ACC performer and ACC Pitcher of the Year for the second consecutive season. He is a 2011 Capital One First Team Academic All-American and a Baseball America and NCBWA First Team All-American at the utility position.
Mayberry (Alexandria, Va.) has made 16 appearances on the mound, including two starts. He boasts a 5-0 record with a 3.03 ERA. He went 5.0 innings in both his starts (Cornell, Towson), picking up the victory both times.
Wilson (Midlothian, Va.) is a finalist for the Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award and a second-team All-ACC performer, posting a 9-0 record with a 2.33 ERA. He is currently the only UVa pitcher to appear in the four College World Series games in program history.
Winiarski (Madison, Wis.) has a 6-3 record with a 3.04 over 16 appearances, including 13 starts. He picked up his first career save against UC Irvine in the first game of the 2011 Super Regional.
Virginia returns to CWS action on Tuesday against South Carolina. First pitch is slated for 7 p.m. ET and will be televised live on ESPN.