Ike Davis and Preston Paramore Named Freshmen All-Americans

June 8, 2006

TEMPE, Ariz. - Arizona State University freshmen Ike Davis and Preston Paramore have been named Louisville Slugger Freshmen All-Americans by Collegiate Baseball, the publication announced today.

Davis (Scottsdale, Ariz.) was named to the team as a multi-position player by the newspaper after having been a pitcher, an outfielder, a first basemen and a designated hitter during his debut season. Davis was also named First Team All-Pac-10 and the Pac-10 Freshman of the Year after hitting .329 with nine home runs and 65 RBI. The 68 runs batted in set a new school record for RBI by a freshman, and his 79 hits were the third most all-time by a freshman.

Paramore (Allen, Texas) was also a First Team All-Pac-10 selection after a debut season in which he hit .318 with 35 RBI while starting nearly every game behind the plate. The catcher handled 16 different Sun Devil pitchers this season while turning in a fielding percentage of .995.

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