The American Baseball Coaches Association announced the ABCA/Rawlings Player of the Year and NCAA Division I All-America teams today, with six players from South Carolina schools being included on the list.
The National Player of the Year is Anthony Rendon of Rice University, a sophomore 3B with gaudy statistics of .394 batting average, 26 HR, 89 RBI, all while being walked 65 times.
Of the six players selected from South Carolina schools, none of them made the first team. The results were as follows:
- Blake Cooper, Sr. RHP, South Carolina (12-1, 2.81 ERA, 105 K, 118 IP)
- Mac Doyle, So. DH, Wofford (.377 BA, 16 HR, 75 RBI, 83 H, 23 2b)
- Anthony Meo, S0. RHP, Coastal Carolina (13-2, 2.61 ERA, 94 K, 96.2 IP)
- Asher Wojciechowski, Jr. RHP, The Citadel (12-3, 3.58 ERA, 155 K, 125 IP)
- Matt Leeds, So. 3B, College of Charleston (.326 BA, 21 HR, 88 RBI, 23 2B)
- Kyle Parker, Jr. OF, Clemson (.353 BA, 20 HR, 64 RBI, 83 H)