Allan Craig Named to Baseball Amercia's Summer All-America Team

Aug. 30, 2005

DURHAM, NC - Allan Craig, who will be a senior this spring for the California baseball program, has been named to Baseball America's 2005 College Summer All-America Team. Craig, who mostly played left field for the Golden Bears during the 2005 season, was named the first-team shortstop on Baseball America's prestigious All-America team, which included all the top amateur summer leagues, including Cape Cod, Alaska, Northwoods and Team USA.

Craig excelled for the Alexandria (Minn.) Beetles of the Northwoods League, batting .362 (72-for-199) with 12 home runs and 40 RBI. He also nine stolen bases and finished with a .416 on-base percentage and a .628 slugging percentage. Craig joined outfielder Cyle Hankerd from USC, outfielder Michael Taylor of Stanford and right-hander Tim Lincecum from Washington as members of the Pac-10 who were selected summer All-Americans.

As a junior outfielder for the Bears, Craig was named honorable mention All-Pac-10 after batting .307 overall with a .358 average versus Pac-10 competition. He added 14 doubles, eight home runs and 35 RBI, and three times last season led-off a game with a home run. Craig now owns a .292 career batting average at Cal with 33 doubles, a triple, 16 home runs and 72 RBI in three seasons.

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