Wake Forest sophomore Will Craig was named the ACC Baseball Player of the Year on Monday afternoon, one of four Demon Deacons to receive an All-ACC honor.
He was joined on the All-ACC First Team by teammates Nate Mondou and Stuart Fairchild. Wake Forest was one of just three programs to have at least three First Team honorees.
Fairchild was also selected to the All-Freshman team, along with fellow newcomer Justin Yurchak.
Wake Forest also places at least three on the All-ACC First Team for the first time since 2003, when D’Antona, Adam Bourassa, Ryan Johnson and Kyle Sleeth received the recognition.
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Craig wrapped up 2015 near the top of almost every offensive category, including a .382 batting average, 13 home runs and 58 runs batted in.
Mondou also ranked among ACC and national leaders on offense. He hit .338 with 10 homers and 57 RBIs, leading the team with 75 hits, most for a Deacon since J.B. Tucker had 79 in 2005.
Duke: Duke baseball senior second baseman Andy Perez earned second team All-ACC honors as announced by the league Monday. The all-conference citation was the second of Perez’s career.
ECU: First-year coach Cliff Godwin, who has guided East Carolina to a 36-20 record and a second place finish in the American Athletic Conference, has been named the 2015 AAC Baseball Coach-of-the-Year, according to an announcement by the league office Monday.
Campbell: Junior Cole Hallum was named Big South Player of the Year. Hallum was also named First Team All-Big South at the utility position. Entering the Big South Tournament, Hallum is hitting .313 with 12 home runs and 46 RBI, adding a 1-1 record on the mound with a 1.08 ERA and nine saves.
Four Camels were also named Second Team All-Big South, including Heath Bowers (starting pitcher), Cedric Mullins (outfield), Steven Leonard (catcher) and Matt Parrish (designated hitter). Parrish was also named to the league’s 11-man all-academic team.
Elong: The will open its first CAA Tournament against fifth-seeded Delaware at noon Wednesday in Mt. Pleasant, S.C.
Duke: Senior attacker Kerrin Maurer received All-America distinction from the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association for the second consecutive season, as announced by the organization Monday. Maurer was one of 16 student-athletes selected to the first team, and garnered first team honors for the first time in her career after earning a spot on the second team in 2014.
Duke: Senior midfielder Will Haus is the latest Blue Devil to capture Scholar All-America honors from the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association. Haus is the 30th Blue Devil to earn the honor and 16th under head coach John Danowski.
Haus is one of nine players from the ACC recognized for his efforts in the classroom as well as on the lacrosse field. Overall, 48 Division I players from 34 different schools garnered the award.
N.C. State: The team will begin play in the NCAA Eugene (Ore.) Super Regional against top-ranked Oregon at 9 p.m. Friday. Game two of the super regional will be at 3 p.m. Saturday, with game three to follow at 6 p.m. if necessary. All three games will be broadcast live on ESPNU and played at Howe Field at the University of Oregon.
ECU: Charles Foster, a 6-foot-1 point guard who played the last two seasons at Vincennes (Ind.) University, has signed a National Letter-of-Intent to play basketball at East Carolina.
Track and field
St. Aug’s: The men are ranked second and the women fourth in the final United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association NCAA Division II Outdoor Track and Field National Rankings.