Four Monarchs Earn All-CAA Honors

May 20, 2008
By ODU Athletics
ODU Sports

May 20, 2008

WILMINGTON, NC--Old Dominion University's Jimmy Miles (Orlando, FL.), Dan Hudson (Virginia Beach, VA.), David Burns (Jacksonville, Fl.) and Anthony Shawler (Chesapeake, VA. ) were all named second team All-CAA today as selected by the leagues head baseball coaches.

Miles, a senior centerfielder led ODU with a .370 batting average along with 38 stolen bases and 56 runs scored. Miles currently ranks fourth nationally in stolen bases. Miles missed last season because of an injury, but was also a second team All-CAA pick in 2006.

Dan Hudson, a junior righthander posted a 5-5 record with a 4.45 earned run average. Hudson led the CAA in strikeouts with 102 in just 85 innings of work. Hudson fanned 10 or more batters four times, including 13 against JMU, and 12 against Delaware.

David Burns, a senior designated hitter led ODU with 11 homers and 42 RBI. Burns knocked in seven runs in a game against nationally ranked East Carolina and had four RBI against Richmond and Hofstra.

Junior righthander Anthony Shawler posted a 5-3 record with a 4.71 earned run average. He fanned a school record tying 18 batters against Northeastern and fanned 10 or more batters five times. Shawler was second in the CAA only to teammate Dan Hudson with 94 strikeouts in 72.2 innings.

Shawler was also named third team All-CAA outfielder, as he hit .315 with seven homers and 39 RBI. He knocked in six runs with two homers in a game against William and Mary, and had the teams longest hitting streak of 19 games earlier this season. Both Shawler and Hudson were the top two in the CAA in strikeouts last year as well.

The fifth seeded Monarchs open the 2008 CAA Baseball Championships Wednesday at 12 noon against second seeded James Madison. George Mason will play William and Mary t 3:30 and UNCW will play Towson at 7 p.m. All games will be played at UNC Wilmington's Brooks Field.

CAA Player of the Year- Mark Carver, UNCW
CAA Defensive Player  of the Year, Nick Natoli, Towson
CAA Rookie of the Year: Cameron Roth, UNCW
Co-Coaches of the Year: Bill Brown (GMU) and Mark Scalf  (UNCW)

MONARCHS CLIMBING UP THE ODU CAREER LISTS Bryan Cipolla Games Played - 212 (7th) At Bats - 822 (3rd) Hits - 257 (7th) RBI - 192 (3rd) Doubles - 61 (4th)

Dan Hudson Starts -41 (6th) Innings Pitched - 285 (8th) Strikeouts - 290 (2nd)

Anthony Shawler Strikeouts -252 (4th)

Jimmy Miles Stolen Bases - 79 (5th)


1st team

C - Mark Carver, UNC Wilmington

1B - Mike Sheridan, William & Mary

2B - Daniel Hargrave, UNC Wilmington

SS - Mike Lyon, Northeastern

3B - Nate Hall, UNC Wilmington

OF - Jason Appel, UNC Wilmington

OF - Brett Sellers, James Madison

OF - Ben Guez, William & Mary

DH - Derek Simmons, Georgia State

UT - Mike Tamsin, Northeastern

SP - Brad Holt, UNC Wilmington

SP - Jeff Hatcher, UNC Wilmington

RP - Sheldon McDonald, Northeastern

2nd team

C - Tim Park, William & Mary

1B - Steven Caseres, James Madison

2B - Jean-Michel Rochon-Salvas, Georgia State

SS - Nick Natoli, Towson

3B - Bradley Logan, Georgia State

OF - Jimmy Miles, Old Dominion

OF - Scott Krieger, George Mason

OF - Brian Conley, Towson

DH - David Burns, Old Dominion

UT - Paul Juliano, William & Mary

SP - Dan Hudson, Old Dominion

SP - Anthony Shawler, Old Dominion

RP - Pat Kantakevich, William & Mary

3rd team

C - Jason Stifler, Towson

1B - Justin Bour, George Mason

2B - Joe Lake, James Madison

SS - Chase Childers, Georgia State

3B - Matt Prokopowicz, Hofstra

OF - Adam Tsakonas, Delaware

OF - Alex Foltz, James Madison

OF - Anthony Shawler, Old Dominion

DH - Matt Collins, Towson

UT - Alex Buchholz, Delaware

SP - Dan Gerjets, George Mason

SP - Robinson Polanco, Georgia State

RP - Ryan Brecko, George Mason

All-Rookie Team

Eric Curtis, VCU

Austin Harclerode, Towson

Stephen Harrold, UNC Wilmington

David Herbek, James Madison

Trevor Knight, James Madison

McKinnon Langston, James Madison

Kevin Munson, James Madison

Tim Norton, William & Mary

Drew Permison, Towson

Turner Phelps, James Madison

Cameron Roth, UNC Wilmington

Cody Stanley, UNC Wilmington