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Moritz Earns His Fifth All-America Honor of the Postseason

UNCGSpartans.com 06-18-2018

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Andrew Moritz earned his fifth All-America honor this past Saturday. The junior earned First Team All-America honors as named by the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA)/Rawlings. The ABCA All-America Committee selects the ABCA/Rawlings All-American teams from players who were named First Team All-District earlier this month. Moritz was previously named a Third Team All-American by Baseball America and Perfect Game/Rawlings, as well as being named Second Team All-America by D1Baseball.com and Google Cloud Second Team Academic All-American, selected by CoSIDA. The five All-American honors in one season is the most-ever by a UNCG player. Moritz earned a total of seven All-American honors during his three seasons at UNCG.

Moritz hit for a new school record, .428 average in his junior season on his way to being selected by the Atlanta Braves in the sixth round of the 2018 MLB Draft. Moritz also holds school records for career batting average (.406), single season triples (10), career triples (23) and placed in the top ten in single season slugging percentage after posting a .637 slugging percentage this season and driving in a team-high 61 runs. Moritz also owns UNCG’s records for consecutive game hit streak (23), which he set his freshman season, and broke the school record consecutive game reached base streak, reaching safely in the final 47 games of his Spartan career.

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