Campbell’s Cole Hallum was named third-team Louisville Slugger All-American by Collegiate Baseball.
Hallum, the 2015 Big South Player of the Year, was also named first-team All-Big South at the utility position.
In his first season in Buies Creek, Hallum hit .327 with 12 home runs, eight doubles and 48 RBIs, scoring 31 runs. As the Camels’ closer on the mound, the junior added a 1-1 record with a 1.04 ERA and nine saves.
Wake Forest’s Will Craig, the ACC Player of the Year, also earned first-team honors. The Deacons’ Nate Mondou garnered a third-team selection.
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Duke: Duke Athletics currently ranks 13th in the latest Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup Standings, released Thursday by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics.
Duke has secured 672.50 total points and is among seven ACC schools ranked in the top 30, joining North Carolina (2nd), Virginia (6th), Notre Dame (8th), Florida State (16th), Louisville (28th) and Virginia Tech (30th). Stanford leads the overall rankings with 1,349.50 points.
In the spring session, Duke has earned points in women’s lacrosse (83), men’s tennis (64), women’s tennis (50) and men’s lacrosse (25). The Blue Devils earned 110.00 points in the fall and 340.50 points during the winter.
The next standings will be released on June 11.
The Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup was developed as a joint effort between the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) and USA Today. Points are awarded based on each institution’s national finish in up to 20 sports -- 10 women’s and 10 men’s.
Duke: Seniors Kerrin Maurer and Erin Tenneson were selected for the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association North-South All-Star Game. Both players will represent Duke on the South team in the June 6 contest at Cabrini College in Radnor, Pa.
North Carolina: Phil Spiniello has been hired as an assistant swimming coach.