Shelley Duncan Named to Fourth Postseason All-America Team
June 20, 2001
TUCSON, Ariz.- Former Wildcat Shelley Duncan, a second round draft pick by the New York Yankees, has been named a Baseball America first-team All-American, the publication announced on Wednesday. Duncan becomes the 13th Arizona player to be recognized by the publication since 1984 and just the fifth Baseball America first-team honoree, joining former Wildcats Bob Ralston (1984), Alan Zinter (1989), Scott Erickson (1989) and Ben Diggins (2000).
Duncan, who recently signed a contract to play in the Yankees organization, has now received recognition from all four major media outlets that cover college baseball having already garnered first-team honors from Collegiate Baseball Newspaper, Baseball Weekly and The Sporting News.
2001 Baseball America All-America TeamC Kelly Shoppach, Baylor1B John VanBenschoten Kent State2B Michael Woods Southern3B Jeff Baker ClemsonSS Chris Burke TennesseeOF John Cole NebraskaOF Shelley Duncan ArizonaOF John-ford Griffin Florida StateDH Jake Gautreau TulaneUT Cory Sullivan Wake ForestP Dewon Brazelton Middle Tenn. St.P Aaron Heilman Notre DameP Noah Lowry PepperdineP Justin Pope Central FloridaP Mark Prior Southern CaliforniaUT Cory Sullivan Wake Forest