Guzzo Named Co-Coach of the Year and Hummel Named Co-Player of the Year For Virginia
By ODU Athletics
NORFOLK, VA. (June 15) - Old Dominion University baseball coach Tony Guzzo and All-American shortstop Tim Hummel (Montgomery, NY.) shared top honors on the 2000 Division I All-State Baseball team chosen by the Virginia College Sports Information Directors.
Guzzo, who guided the Monarchs to a 33-24-1 record and an at-large bid to the NCAA Regionals is Virginia's Co-Coach of the Year with Liberty University's Dave Pastors. Hummel, the CAA Player of the Year and Defensive Player of the Year was named Co-Player of the Year with VCU's Jason Dubois.
Hummel, a second round draft selection last week by the Chicago White Sox hit .408 with eight homer runs and 68 runs batted in. He fanned only 22 times, while walking 55 times and scored 66 runs. He owns the University single season fielding mark of .963 for a shortstop and owns both the CAA and Old Dominion career on base percentage mark of .508.
Hummel has been selected first team All-American by BASEBALL WEEKLY and COLLEGIATE BASEBALL. He is a second team All-American selection by the American Baseball Coaches Association.
Joining Hummel on the All-State squad is sophomore firstbaseman Jared Musolf (Lakehurst, NJ.). Musolf ranked second in the CAA in hitting at .413. He knocked in 52 runs and had 15 doubles.
Both Hummel and Musolf were named to the ABCA first team All-Region squad.
Old Dominion started the 2000 season with a 2-9-1 record, but finished the season strong, sweeping three-game road series at #21 East Carolina and Virginia Commonwealth along with two wins over Virginia Tech, and N.C. State. The Monarchs have reached the NCAA Regionals five times since 1990.