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ACC leads all conferences with 10 players recognized
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Ten players from the Atlantic Coast Conference have been recognized as preseason All-Americans by Baseball America, announced Monday. The 10 representatives are the most from any conference in the country.
The ACC also leads the nation with four players selected to the first team. Florida State SP Luke Weaver, NC State SS Trea Turner and SP Carlos Rodon, and Virginia OF Derek Fisher earned the honor.
North Carolina OF Skye Bolt and Virginia DH Mike Papi were named to the second team. Florida State DH D.J. Stewart and UT Jameis Winston were joined by Virginia SS Branden Cogswell and OF Brandon Downes on the third team.
Virginia leads all teams with four players recognized, and NC State is the only program to have multiple players earn first-team honors.
The 2014 season gets under way on Feb. 14 with all 14 ACC teams in action. For the full release from Baseball America, visit: http://theacc.co/1n7sbpx.