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Two Tar Heels top ACC baseball honors

Posted May 20, 2013

— The national No. 2-ranked University of North Carolina Tar Heels nabbed two top conference honors Monday, just days after claiming the regular season Atlantic Coast Conference championship.

Junior third baseman Colin Moran was named ACC Player of the Year and junior Kent Emanuel received ACC Pitcher of the Year honors. The awards are voted on by conference head coaches. 

North Carolina (47-8, 21-6 ACC) holds the top seed in this weekend's ACC Tournament at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park. Carolina claimed their fifth ACC Coastal Division title since 2006 and first ACC Regular Season crown since 1990.

Just two seasons ago, Moran was the ACC freshman of the year.

2013 All-ACC Baseball Team

FIRST TEAM
Name Cl. Position School

Zane Evans Jr. Catcher Georgia Tech
Cody Stubbs Sr. First Base North Carolina
Reed Gragnani Sr. Second Base Virginia
Colin Moran Jr. Third Base North Carolina **
Chad Pinder Jr. Third Base Virginia Tech
Trea Turner So. Shortstop NC State**
Mike Papi So. Outfield Virginia
Daniel Palka Jr. Outfield Georgia Tech**
Tyler Horan Jr. Outfield Virginia Tech
Nick Howard So. DH/Utility Virginia
Scott Sitz Sr. Starting Pitcher Florida State
Buck Farmer Sr. Starting Pitcher Georgia Tech ***
Bryan Radziewski Jr. Starting Pitcher Miami
Kent Emanuel Jr. Starting Pitcher North Carolina**
Carlos Rodon So. Starting Pitcher NC State**
Kyle Crockett Jr. Relief Pitcher Virginia

SECOND TEAM
Name Cl. Position School

Stephen McGee Jr. Catcher Florida State
Tarran Senay Sr. First Base NC State
Steve Wilkerson Jr. Second Base Clemson**
Andy Perez So. Second Base Duke
Jordan Betts Jr. Third Base Duke
Branden Cogswell So. Shortstop Virginia
DJ Stewart Fr. Outfield Florida State
Kyle Wren Jr. Outfield Georgia Tech**
Charlie White So. Outfield Maryland
Skye Bolt Fr. Outfield North Carolina
Joe McCarthy Fr. Outfield Virginia
Shane Kennedy Jr. DH/Utility Clemson
Daniel Gossett So. Starting Pitcher Clemson
Luke Weaver So. Starting Pitcher Florida State
Jimmy Reed Sr. Starting Pitcher Maryland
Trent Thornton Fr. Relief Pitcher North Carolina


Player of the Year: Colin Moran, North Carolina
Pitcher of the Year: Kent Emanuel, North Carolina
Freshman of the Year: Joe McCarthy, Virginia
Coach of the Year: Brian O'Connor, Virginia
** - Two-time first- or second-team selection
*** - Three-time first or second-team selection

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  • heelsforever May 21, 8:16 a.m.

    They seem legit....most of UNC-CH athletes don't attend class or the classes are sham and the... View More

    — Posted by Alex25

    NC State was on NCAA probation for FOUR YEARS in ALL SPORTS during the late 1950's for... View More

    — Posted by unc70

    Yeah, someone bestowed upon Fack fans the right to determine how far back events should count. Bet it wasn't the Swof though.

  • unc70 May 21, 12:42 a.m.

    They seem legit....most of UNC-CH athletes don't attend class or the classes are sham and the... View More

    — Posted by Alex25

    NC State was on NCAA probation for FOUR YEARS in ALL SPORTS during the late 1950's for violations while they were already on probation for basketball. This was all before the separate point shaving scandal that ended the Dixie Classic. No State teams could participate in any postseason NCAA or football competition.

    Most State fans seem to have conveniently forgotten everything that happened before 1960.

  • kornfan2448 May 20, 11:28 p.m.

    They seem legit....most of UNC-CH athletes don't attend class or the classes are sham and the... View More

    — Posted by Alex25

    Please provide some factual information to these absurd accusations. I won't be waiting.

  • heelsforever May 20, 10:49 p.m.

    I thought you were talking about cheaters who got away with it and still won, dook for instance.

    — Posted by 4tarheels

    It's appropriate, too. 'kless' only knows the one phrase. That's why he's tolerated on UNC's... View More

    — Posted by 75Tarheel

    Broken records should be tossed in the trash.

    — Posted by heelsforever

    so should cheaters

    — Posted by kmorsreturn

    Please post the link to Carolina baseball cheating.

  • Spirit of Evilash May 20, 6:58 p.m.

    Great job Heels! Why must you bring Lance Thomas into baseball discussion?

    — Posted by 4tarheels

    oh boy....im talking about cheater hill and all the problems they have been found guilty of by... View More

    — Posted by kmorsreturn

    I thought you were talking about cheaters who got away with it and still won, dook for instance.

    — Posted by 4tarheels

    you got a link? all i heard was not guilty and cheater hill fans heads explode. I guess... View More

    — Posted by kmorsreturn

    So what you are saying is that your cheaters are better at getting away with it than our cheaters. OK, if that makes you feel better.

  • Alex25 May 20, 6:36 p.m.

    UNC-CH athletics = Lance Armstrong of college athletics

  • Alex25 May 20, 6:34 p.m.

    They seem legit....most of UNC-CH athletes don't attend class or the classes are sham and the grades are fake.

    Longest running scandal in NCAA history - UNC-CH athletics.

  • wlcat609 May 20, 6:21 p.m.

    Skye Bolt - second team.....? He missed 1/3 of the UNC season.....what a farsh this listing is.....

    Just watch what happens in the ACC Tournament.....

  • GunnyGoesArrrgh May 20, 5:35 p.m.

    Terrific and deserved honors for Moran and Emmanuel, as well as Rodon and Turner. Happy for Skye Bolt as well. With a name like that, his parents must have known he'd be a stud in sports.

  • sbkbcb May 20, 4:44 p.m.

    cheaters never win

    — Posted by kmorsreturn

    Yawn

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