Baseball's Woodward Named First Team Freshman All-America by Rivals.com
CONWAY, S.C. – For the second straight day, Scott Woodward
(Markle, Ind./Norwell) was named to a Freshman All-America First Team. Yesterday, it was Baseball America
. Today (July 1), Rivals.com named Woodward to its First Team.
Woodward hit .364 with 15 doubles, one triple, seven home runs and 45 RBI in 64 starts for the Chants. Woodward had a .540 on-base percentage, which is a single-season school record. He also was been hit by a pitch 30 times, which is a school and Big South record. He was named to the All-Conway Regional team, scoring 10 runs and hitting .600 in the three games. Woodward was 3-for-4 with three runs scored and three RBI in the championship game against East Carolina June 1. He drove in five runs in a win over UNC Asheville April 19 and had five hits in a win over Charleston Southern April 12. He led the Big South with 82 runs scored and 42 stolen bases and walked 58 times. Woodward was named to the All-Ping! Baseball Third Team and the Freshman All-Ping! Baseball First Team. He also was a Second Team Freshman All-American by the NCBWA, a Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American and a Second Team All-Region selection by the American Baseball Coaches Association.
Coastal ended the season tying a school record with 50 wins and advanced to its first-ever Super Regional. The Chants won the Big South regular-season and tournament titles, had 11 players on the All-Big South teams and went 3-0 at the NCAA Conway Regional.
Rivals.com Freshman All-American First Team
C Micah Gibbs (LSU)
1B Hunter Morris (Auburn)
2B Josh Adams (Florida)
SS Derek Dietrich (Georgia Tech)
3B Scott Woodward (Coastal Carolina)
OF Ryan Lockwood (South Florida)
OF Kentrail Davis (Tennessee)
OF Brian Fletcher (Auburn)
DH Stuart Tapley (Florida State)
UT Mike McGee (Florida State)
SP Chris Hernandez (Miami)
SP Chance Ruffin (Texas)
SP Seth Maness (East Carolina)
SP Matt Harvey (North Carolina)
RP Chase Dempsay (Houston)
RP Kevin Rhoderick (Oregon State)