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NCSU's Turner, Austin named to All-America team

Posted June 11

— NC State baseball players Trea Turner and Brett Austin were named to the All-America team Wednesday as selected by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association and Baseball America.

Turner, a junior shortstop, and Austin, a junior outfielder, are both headed to the pros. 

Turner was drafted 13th overall by the San Diego Padres and the Chicago White Sox took Austin in the fourth round.

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  • chance6021 Jun 11, 2:32 p.m.

    Ryan Williams of ECU was also selected.

  • Frizz Jun 11, 2:42 p.m.

    Trea Turner, Brett Austin, Carlos Rodon and a total of 7 players drafted by MLB yet the Pack couldn't finish any better than 11th in the conference?

  • Iceman28 Jun 11, 3:25 p.m.

    I don't see Austin on the list as posted by the NCBWA.

    http://www.sportswriters.net/ncbwa/news/2014/allamerica140611.pdf

  • Super Hans Jun 11, 3:29 p.m.

    Trea Turner, Brett Austin, Carlos Rodon and a total of 7 players drafted by MLB yet the Pack... View More

    — Posted by Frizz

    The Wolfpack way.

  • PackFanAllUpInHere Jun 11, 4:12 p.m.

    Trea Turner, Brett Austin, Carlos Rodon and a total of 7 players drafted by MLB yet the Pack... View More

    — Posted by Frizz

    pitching wasn't their problem.... how many of the seven were pitchers???

    #CareToShare?

    :)

  • Gunnstigator Jun 11, 4:43 p.m.

    Congrats to Turner and Austin - wishing them the best in their Pro careers.

  • wlcat609 Jun 11, 5:49 p.m.

    Don't now how the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association listed Austin but on the draft info on the Baseball America website in the 4th round, Austin is listed as a CATCHER and also listed as receiving a $450,000 bonus from the White Sox. The WRAL article indicated Austin was an outfielder. As a NCSU STH I saw Brett play MORE games as a catcher this season than as an outfielder. Do you folks go out and ever watch the games?

  • mr clean Jun 11, 8:09 p.m.

    Hans, I've noticed that all you ever do is try to diminish other's accomplishments. Maybe you should try Extenze.

  • Super Hans Jun 13, 9:08 a.m.

    Hans, I've noticed that all you ever do is try to diminish other's accomplishments. Maybe you... View More

    — Posted by mr clean

    Accomplishments? We're talking about State here.

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