Nov. 14, 2006
TEMPE, Ariz. - Arizona State University junior infielder Eric Sogard has been named a 2007 First Team Preseason Pro-Line Caps All-American by the NCBWA, the writers association announced today. Sogard earned Second Team All-American honors from the NCBWA in 2006. Sogard was the only Pac-10 player to make the First Team.
The Thunderbird High School product had a breakout sophomore season, batting .353, tying for the team lead with nine home runs, slugging .625 and knocking in 50 runs, helping the Devils to their seventh straight postseason appearance. In addition to the 2006 Second Team All-American selection by the NCBWA, he was named a Third Team All-American by Collegiate Baseball and an Honorable Mention All-American by Rivals.com. He also earned First Team All-Pac-10 honors following his first full season of action in 2006.