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2013 Diamond Heels Season Recap

2013 Diamond Heels Season Recap

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- The 2013 North Carolina baseball team set several records en route to its sixth College World Series appearance in the last eight years. Below is a list of team and individual honors accomplished during this historic season.

TEAM AWARDS
S.H. Basnight Award: Most Valuable Players - Cody Stubbs, Colin Moran
S.H. Basnight Award: Most Valuable Pitchers - Kent Emanuel, Trent Thornton
Walter Rabb Award: Most Improved - Cody Stubbs
Francis "Tripp" Bourne Award: Most Dedicated - Chris Munnelly, Brian Holberton, Michael Russell

TEAM ACCOMPLISHMENTS
• ACC Coastal Division Champion
• ACC Regular Season Champion
• ACC Tournament Champion
• NCAA Chapel Hill Regional Champion
• NCAA Chapel Hill Super Regional Champion
• 10th College World Series Appearance

TEAM RECORDS SET
59 wins, one shy of ACC record
542 runs scored (previous record - 541, 2002)
369 walks (previous record - 358, 2011)
11 shutouts (previous record - 9, 2006, 2012)
.215 batting average against (tied with 1970 team)

INDIVIUDAL HONORS
Skye Bolt, Fr., OF, Woodstock, Ga.
• Baseball America First Team Freshman All-America
• Perfect Game First Team Freshman All-America
• NCBWA Freshman All-America
• Louisville Slugger Freshman All-America
• Second Team All-ACC

Kent Emanuel, Jr., LHP, Woodstock, Ga.
• Dick Howser Trophy Semifinalist
• Golden Spikes Award Watch List
• Louisville Slugger 1st Team All-America
• Perfect Game 2nd Team All-America
• ABCA 2nd Team All-America
• NCBWA 3rd Team All-America
• ACC Pitcher of the Year
• First Team All-ACC
• ABCA All-Atlantic Region
• ACC All-Tournament Team
• Astros Foundation College Classic All-Tournament Team
• CB360.com Primetime Performer (3/6)
• Baseball America Midseason All-America
• Selected 74th overall (3rd round) by Houston in MLB Draft

Chaz Frank, Sr., OF, Lexington, N.C.
• NCAA Chapel Hill All-Regional Team
• ACC All-Tournament Team
• Selected 595th overall (20th round) by Toronto in MLB Draft

Brian Holberton, Jr., C/OF, Charlotte, N.C.
• College World Series All-Tournament Team
• NCAA Chapel Hill All-Regional Team
• Selected 257th overall (9th round) by Houston in MLB Draft

Hobbs Johnson, Jr., LHP, Rocky Mount, N.C.
• Selected 422nd overall (14th round) by Milwaukee in MLB Draft

Landon Lassiter, Fr., DH, High Point, N.C.
• Baseball America First Team Freshman All-America
• Perfect Game First Team Freshman All-America
• NCBWA Freshman All-America
• Louisville Slugger Freshman All-America
• NCAA Chapel Hill All-Regional Team
• Astros Foundation College Classic All-Tournament Team

Colin Moran, Jr., 3B, Rye, N.Y.
• Golden Spikes Award Finalist
• Dick Howser Trophy Semifinalist
• Baseball America 1st Team All-America
• Perfect Game 1st Team All-America
• ABCA 1st Team All-America
• NCBWA 1st Team All-America
• Louisville Slugger 2nd Team All-America
• ACC Player of the Year
• All-ACC First Team
• ABCA All-Atlantic Region
• NCBWA District IV Player of the Year
• College World Series All-Tournament Team
• ACC Player of the Week (4/15)
• NCBWA National Hitter of the Week (4/16)
• Selected sixth overall (1st round) by Miami in MLB Draft

Benton Moss, So., RHP, Enfield, N.C.
• ACC Pitcher of the Week (3/18)
• CoSIDA Academic All-District

Chris Munnelly, Sr., RHP, Winston-Salem, N.C.
• Signed free agent contract with the Houston Astros

Michael Russell, So., SS, Huntersville, N.C.
• NCAA Chapel Hill All-Regional Team
• Astros Foundation College Classic All-Tournament Team

Cody Stubbs, Sr., 1B, Waynesville, N.C.
• Dick Howser Trophy Semifinalist
• Louisville Slugger Third Team All-America
• NCAA Chapel Hill Regional MVP
• NCAA Chapel Hill All-Regional Team
• First Team All-ACC
• ACC Tournament MVP
• ACC All-Tournament Team
• ACC Player of the Week (3/11)
• ACC Player of the Week (4/8)
• Selected 234th overall (8th round) by Kansas City in MLB Draft

Trent Thornton, Fr., RHP, Charlotte, N.C.
• Baseball America First Team Freshman All-America
• Perfect Game First Team Freshman All-America
• NCBWA Freshman All-America
• Louisville Slugger Freshman All-America
• NCAA Chapel Hill All-Regional Team
• Second Team All-ACC

Mike Zolk, So., 2B, Philadelphia, Pa.
• NCAA Chapel Hill All-Regional Team

SINGLE-SEASON TOP 10 RECORDS
At-Bats:
• 281 - Colin Moran - 8th

Runs:
• 76 - Colin Moran - T6th
• 75 - Landon Lassiter - T8th

Hits:
• 101 - Cody Stubbs - 10th

Doubles:
• 26 - Cody Stubbs - T2nd

Triples:
• 5 - Chaz Frank - T10th

RBIs:
• 91 - Colin Moran - 1st
• 76 - Cody Stubbs - 5th

Walks:
• 63 - Colin Moran - 2nd
• 53 - Landon Lassiter - T5th

Wins:
• 12 - Trent Thornton - T5th (Freshman record)
• 11 - Kent Emanuel - T9th

Winning Percentage (min. 5 dec.):
• 1.000 (6-0) - Chris Munnelly - T1st

Innings:
• 131.2 - Kent Emanuel - 2nd

ERA (min. 55 IP):
• 1.37 - Trent Thornton - 9th

CAREER TOP 10 RECORDS
At-Bats:
• 809 - Chaz Frank - 10th

Triples:
• 15 - Chaz Frank - 2nd

RBIs:
• 197 - Colin Moran - 5th

Walks:
• 131 - Colin Moran - 4th
• 127 - Chaz Frank - 5th

Wins:
• 28 - Kent Emanuel - T4th

Innings:
• 346.0 - Kent Emanuel - 4th

Strikeouts:
• 287 - Kent Emanuel - 5th