Brentz Receives Freshman All-America Honors
Freshman standout receives second All-America honorJune 9, 2008 · MT Media Relations
Brentz was named First Team designated hitter/utility as he played this position the last half of the 2008 season.
A total of 34 standout freshman college baseball players from every part of the country are featured on the inaugural Pro-Line Athletic NCBWA Freshman All-American Team.
The 2008 Pro-Line Athletic NCBWA Freshman All-American Team is comprised from 15 conferences and seven conference championship teams. The two All-American squads are also made up of 11 conference "Rookie of the Year" winners.
Brentz has also been named Sun Belt Freshman of the Year and a week ago was named to Collegiate Baseball's Freshman All-America team.
Tennessee's Kentrail Davis and Bryan Morgado were named to the First Team and Second Team respectively and were the only other players from the state of Tennessee awarded NCBWA Freshman All-America Honors.
The 2008 NCBWA National Freshman Player of the Year and National Freshman Pitcher of the Year will be announced on Tuesday, June 10.
Pro-Line Athletic / NCBWA 2008 Freshman All-America Team
First Team Pos. Name, School
C Rafael Neda, New Mexico
1B Hunter Morris, Auburn
2B Jedd Gyorko, West Virginia
3B Rob Segedin, Tulane
SS Derek Dietrich, Georgia Tech
DH/UT Bryce Brentz, Middle Tennessee
OF Kentrail Davis, Tennessee
OF Brian Fletcher, Auburn
OF Ryan Lockwood, USF
OF Michael Choice, Texas-Arlington
Pos. Name School SP Chris Hernandez, Miami-Florida
SP Shane Davis, Canisius
SP Seth Maness, East Carolina
SP Chance Ruffin, Texas
RP Kevin Rhoderick, Oregon State
RP Chase Dempsay, Houston
RP Colin Bates, North Carolina
Second Team Pos. Name, School
C Cameron Rupp, Texas
1B Jerrud Sabourin, Indiana
2B Scott Woodward, Coastal Carolina
3B Stuart Tapley, Florida State
SS Rick Hague, Rice
DH/UT Mike McGee, Florida State
OF Jake Williams, Wofford
OF Dan Grovatt, Virginia
OF Nick Cox, Columbia
OF Tyler Holt, Florida State
Pos. Name School SP Matt Harvey, North Carolina
SP Deck McGuire, Georgia Tech
SP Bryan Morgado, Tennessee
SP Turner Phelps, James Madison
RP Thomas Girdwood, Elon
RP Cody Martin, Gonzaga
RP Thain Simon, Santa Clara
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