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Alabama's Burrows, Samford's Quinn named NCBWA Freshman All-American

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CENTRAL ALABAMA - Alabama pitcher Thomas Burrows and Samford outfielder Heath Quinn were named to the Freshman All-America Team by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA).

Both players were also named to the Louisville Slugger Freshman All-America team by Collegiate Baseball earlier this month.

Burrows served as Alabama's closer this season and converted 11-of-11 save opportunities. The total is tied for fourth in program history in a single season, and are the second most in a season for an Tide freshman. Burrows finished the year 4-2 with a 2.15 ERA.

Quinn led the Samford team with 20 doubles, to go along with a .319 average, nine home runs and 48 RBIs. The former Oak Mountain High School standout was named the Southern Conference Freshman of the Year.

NCBWA 2014 Freshman All-America Team

First Team

C: Zach Collins (Miami, Fla)
1B: Ben Fisher (Eastern Kentucky)
2B: Jake Noll (Florida Gulf Coast)
3B: Andrew Knizner (NC State)
SS: David Fletcher (Loyola Marymount)
OF: Austin Miller (Loyola Marymount)
OF: Brian Reynolds (Vanderbilt)
OF: Heath Quinn (Samford)
DH: Casey Baker (Stony Brook)
UT: Alex Robles (Austin Peay)
SP: Bailey Ober (College of Charleston)
SP: Tyler Alexander (TCU)
SP: Mike Shawaryn (Maryland)
RP: Thomas Burrows (Alabama)
RP: Bryan Garcia (Miami, Fla.)
RP: Zach Plesac (Ball State)
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