Baseball's Colin Curtis Named Preseason First Team All-American by Baseball America
Jan. 5, 2006
TEMPE, Ariz. - Arizona State University junior outfielder Colin Curtis has been named a Preseason First Team All-American by Baseball America. Curtis was named to the All-College World Series Team last season after the Sun Devils' third place finish in Omaha, as well as the All-Tempe Regional team.
Curtis, from Issaquah, Washington, hit .342 for ASU last season while knocking in 45 runs. He also stole 17 bases and scored 52 runs. He has played in 124 games over his Sun Devil career, hitting .324 over his two seasons. During last season's run through the NCAA Tournament, Curtis hit .400 (16-40). Curtis was named to the Wallace Award Watch List earlier this year, the award given out to national baseball player of the year.
Curtis and the Sun Devils open the 2006 season with a three-game series at Packard Stadium at Brock Ballpark against Cal-State Northridge beginning January 27th. First pitch for the season opener is at 7:00 pm.