Feb. 8, 2008
TEMPE, Ariz. - Three Arizona State University baseball student-athletes were named Preseason Baseball America All-Americans, the publication announced today. Brett Wallace, Ike Davis and Petey Paramore all earned Second Team honors.
2007 Pac-10 Player of the Year and consensus First Team All-American Brett Wallace (Sonoma, Calif.) won the Pac-10's Triple Crown last season, batting .404 with 16 home runs and 78 RBI. The junior collected 107 hits for the 2007 Pac-10 Champs, helping lead ASU to the College World Series for the 20th time in school history.
Junior catcher Petey Paramore (Allen, Texas) earned First Team All-Pac-10 honors last year thanks to his .379 average and his Pac-10 leading 53 walks. Paramore was also a First Team Academic All-Pac-10 selection. He was recently named Team Captain by head coach Pat Murphy.
Ike Davis (Scottsdale, Ariz.) hit .349 with eight homers and 61 RBI in 2007. Davis also pitched, going 1-1 with a 1.35 ERA. He earned First Team All-Pac-10 honors for the second straight year and was named a Third Team All-American by Collegiate Baseball.