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Baseball's Anderson Named Third Team Preseason All-America by NCBWA

Baseball's Anderson Named Third Team Preseason All-America by NCBWA

STARKVILLE, Miss. – Coastal Carolina University baseball’s David Anderson (Lexington, S.C./White Knoll) has been named to the Pro-Line Athletic Preseason All-America Third Team by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA), it was announced today (Dec. 16).   Anderson, a senior infielder, hit .333 with 17 doubles and a Big South leading 20 home runs in 2008. He was named the Co-Most Valuable Player of the NCAA Conway Regional after going 7-of-18 with three home runs and eight RBI in three games. Anderson was named the Pro-Line Athletic National Hitter of the Week and the Collegiate Baseball Louisville Slugger Player of the Week May 12 after hitting five home runs in a two-game stretch May 10-11 against High Point. Anderson was named to the All-Big South Second Team as a first baseman as he hit .381 in conference play last season. He also was a two-time Big South Player of the Week in 2008. Anderson has a .328 average with 30 doubles, 29 home runs and 102 RBI heading into 2009. The senior also has 13 career wins and 12 saves on the mound in his three years as a Chant. Earlier in the month, Anderson was named to the Wallace Award Watch List.   Coastal Carolina will open its 2009 season on Friday, Feb. 20 at the Caravelle Resort Tournament in Conway, S.C. The Chanticleers return six starters and nine pitchers from last year’s 50-14 team that advanced to the Super Regionals for the first time in school history.   2009 Preseason NCBWA All-America Team (2008 Stats)   First Team Pos. Name, School          Class   BA      G      AB    R      H      2B-3B-HR RBI C Josh Phegley, Indiana                          Jr.            .438         61            224          69            98            20-2-15   80 1B Dustin Ackley, North Carolina           Jr.            .417         64            278          82            116          21-4-7     51 2B Brandon Sizemore, C of Charleston  Sr.            .325         59            252          69            82            24-2-20   82 3B Chris Dominguez, Louisville              Jr.            .365         62            249          68            91            13-2-21   75 SS Ryan Jackson, Miami (Fla.)               Jr.            .360         63            242          49            87            19-1-4     50 OF Michael Rockett, UT-San Antonio    Sr.            .360         57            247          60            89            25-5-10   68 OF Jason Kipnis, Arizona State               Jr.            .371         62            237          76            88            16-6-14   73 OF Kentrail Davis, Tennessee                 So.           .330         54            204          45            68            7-3-13     44 DH Chad Cregar, Western Kentucky       Sr.            .360         60            250          47            90            15-1-21   82 UT Mike Leake, Arizona State                Jr.            .340         31            47            16            16            3-1-2       11 Pitching: 11-3 record, 3.49 ERA, 19 G,   16 GS, 2 CG, 1 SHO, 121.1 IP, 118 H, 61 R, 47 ER, 20 BB, 104 SO   Pitchers Name, School                                         Cl.            ERA         W-L         G             IP             H             BB           SO SP Stephen Strasburg, San Diego State Jr.            1.57         8-3           13            97.1         61            16            133 SP Tyler Lyons, Oklahoma State             Jr.            3.31         12-2         15            108.2       111          19            92 SP Ben Tootle, Jacksonville State           Jr.            3.87         10-2         15            86            87            29            79 SP Chris Hernandez, Miami (Fla.)          So.           2.72         11-0         18            112.2       92            18            117 SP Alex White, North Carolina               Jr.            2.83         13-3         20            101.2       78            42            113 SP Tim Clubb, Missouri State                 Jr.            2.52         11-0         14            103.2       90            32            82 RP A.J. Griffin, San Diego                       Jr.            1.96         1-1           29            14 SV       33            12            49 RP Scott Bittle, Mississippi                    Sr.            1.78         7-1           27            8 SV         35            30            130 RP Eric Pettis, UC Irvine                          Jr.            2.62         4-3           31            17 SV       37            20            50     Second Team Pos. Name, School          Class   BA      G      AB    R      H      2B-3B-HR RBI C Bryce Massanari, Georgia                   Sr.            .325         70            252          39            82            12-1-11   65 1B Alan Ahmady, Fresno State              Jr.            .382         77            285          59            110          17-1-13   92 2B Jed Gyorko, West Virginia                 So.           .409         56            232          62            95            17-3-8     63 3B Bennett Davis, Elon                           Sr.            .350         61            220          66            77            15-0-18   82 SS (tie) Grant Green, Southern Calif.     Jr.            .390         50            205          46            80            15-5-9     46 SS Josh Rutledge, Alabama                    So.           .369         62            268          62            99            8-2-2       31 OF Nate Lape, Marshall                         Sr.            .388         59            214          62            83            17-0-17   63 OF Matt den Dekker, Florida                  Jr.            .333         55            213          55            71            9-2-8       48 OF Cory Harrilchak, Elon                         Sr.            .410         56            205          71            84            12-5-11   46 DH Ben Carlson, Missouri State             Jr.            .379         57            237          57            92            11-1-17   67 UT Brandon May, Alabama                    Jr.            .365         63            252          60            92            18-0-9     50   Pitchers Name, School                                         Cl.            ERA         W-L         G             IP             H             BB           SO SP Justin Marks, Louisville                      Jr.            2.37         9-2           16            91            77            29            89 SP Shane Davis, Canisius                        So.           2.42         12-1         13            89.1         89            24            47 SP Seth Maness, East Carolina               So.           3.57         9-2           16            98.1         99            20            81 SP Chris Fetter, Michigan                       Sr.            2.47         10-2         16            94.2         71            28            82 SP Mike Minor, Vanderbilt                     Jr.            4.28         7-3           15            103          99            28            101 SP Christian Bergman, UC Irvine            Jr.            1.94         5-2           25            60.1         59            16            37 RP Kyle Bellamy, Miami (Fla.)               Jr.            1.86         6-0           43            3 SV         40            13            75 RP Jimmy Gilheeney, NC State              Jr.            1.12         2-0           21            10 SV       24            12            42 RP Nick Gaudi, Pepperdine                     Sr.            2.68         5-1           29            15 SV       43            13            36       Third Team Pos. Name, School          Class   BA      G      AB    R      H      2B-3B-HR RBI C Griffin Benedict, Georgia Southern    Sr.            .355         57            217          60            77            17-2-12   65 1B David Anderson, Coastal Carolina     Sr.            .333         61            252          52            84            17-1-20   59 2B Ben Soignier, Louisiana-Monroe       Sr.            .394         57            236          83            93            21-2-16   46 3B Stuart Tapley, Florida State              So.           .397         53            174          50            69            14-1-7     35 SS Derek Dietrich, Georgia Tech            So.           .332         62            238          53            79            16-2-14   66 OF (tie) Aaron Senne, Missouri              Jr.            .347         59            216          51            75            14-0-13   67 OF Sonny Meade, The Citadel                Sr.            .393         56            229          49            90            16-0-5     46 OF Brian Cavazos-Galvez, New Mexico Sr.            .367         54            210          51            77            17-3-11   55 OF Kyle Conley, Washington                  Jr.            .337         54            181          49            61            13-2-19   57 DH Ty Wright, Georgia Southern           Sr.            .398         50            196          63            78            22-1-17   52 UT (tie) Blake Dean, LSU                        Jr.            .353         67            269          62            95            18-3-20   73 UT Rob Segedin, Tulane                         So.           .322         62            233          37            75            18-1-6     59 Pitching: 1-2 record, 4.66 ERA, 14 G, 0 GS, 0 CG, 0 SHO, 19.1 IP, 23 H, 10 R, 10 ER, 4 BB, 21 SO, 5 SV   Pitchers Name, School                                         Cl.            ERA         W-L         G             IP             H             BB           SO SP Scott Ruffin, Texas                            So.           1.96         8-3           17            78            54            24            82 SP Ryan Berry, Rice                                Jr.            3.63         8-5           17            104          103          31            86 SP Harvey, North Carolina                      So.           2.79         7-2           19            67.2         52            47            80 SP Bibona, UC Irvine                               Jr.            3.09         9-3           20            102.1       97            21            97 SP Tyler Lockwood, TCU                         Jr.            2.75         7-2           17            104.2       97            15            71 SP Bryan Morgado, Tennessee               So.           4.59         5-5           14            80.1         70            37            104 RP Zach Calhoon, UT-San Antonio         Jr.            1.54         4-1           26            13 SV       41            35            54 RP Chase Dempsay, Houston                 So.           2.53         8-3           33            11 SV       64            19            49 RP Jason Stoffel, Arizona                       Jr.            3.00         4-2           34            13 SV       34            15            79