Eberle named second-team All-ACC

GREENSBORO, N.C. - After a standout regular season in the pitcher’s circle and at the plate, sophomore Carrie Eberle has been named second-team All-ACC, the conference office announced Tuesday.

Eberle, whose selection to the team was voted on by the ACC’s head coaches, is the only player in the conference to lead her team in both ERA and home runs. Her 1.65 ERA ranks third in the ACC and her eight home runs ranks in a tie for 12th. Virginia Tech has had a player voted on at least one of the all-conference teams every year since its first season in the ACC in 2005.

An All-ACC Freshmen Team selection last season, Eberle carried the positive momentum over to her second campaign. Her .272 batting average, eight long balls, 16 RBI, 55 total bases and her team-best .534 slugging percentage are all career-highs. Eberle became the first ACC player to earn at least a share of both conference weekly honors since at least 2011 when she was named ACC Player of the Week and Co-Pitcher of the Week back in April. The Charlotte native’s five home runs in conference play are tied for sixth among ACC players

In the circle, Eberle ranks third in the ACC in opponent’s batting average (.182), tied for third in complete games (19), seventh in innings pitched (173.2), tied for first in home runs allowed (3) and 11th in strikeouts (120). Eberle also boasts a 2.03 ERA in 13 starts against teams ranked in the top 75 of the RPI and a 2.01 ERA against ACC competition.

Eberle and the Hokies return to action this week when they take on Duke in the first round of the ACC Softball Championship on Wednesday at 3:30 p.m. in Atlanta.

Player of the Year
Jessie Warren, Florida State

Pitcher of the Year
Kylee Hanson, Florida State

Defensive Player of the Year
Taylor Wike, North Carolina

Freshman of the Year
Sydney Sherrill, Florida State

Coach of the Year
Holly Aprile, Pittsburgh

First Team
Emme Martinez, Boston College
Annie Murphy, Boston College
Raine Wilson, Duke
Zoe Casas, Florida State
Kylee Hanson, Florida State
Meghan King, Florida State
Sydney Sherrill, Florida State
Jessie Warren, Florida State
Megan Hensley, Louisville
Sidney Melton, Louisville
Brittany Pickett, North Carolina
Taylor Wike, North Carolina
Olivia Gray, Pittsburgh
Giorgiana Zeremenko, Pittsburgh
Bryce Holmgren, Syracuse

Second Team
Jesse Dreswick, Boston College
Chloe Sharabba, Boston College
Carsyn Gordon, Florida State
Emily Anderson, Georgia Tech
Draven Sonnon, Georgia Tech
Cameron Stanford, Georgia Tech
Destiny DeBerry, North Carolina
Kiani Ramsey, North Carolina
Alexis Holloway, Notre Dame
Melissa Rochford, Notre Dame
Abby Sweet, Notre Dame
Kayla Harris, Pittsburgh
Alexa Romero, Syracuse
Allison Davis, Virginia
Carrie Eberle, Virginia Tech

All-Freshmen Team
CC Cook, Boston College
Emme Martinez, Boston College
Rachel Abboud, Duke
Peyton St. George, Duke
Sydney Sherrill, Florida State
Cameron Stanford, Georgia Tech
Maddy Newman, Louisville
Alexis Holloway, Notre Dame
Abby Sweet, Notre Dame
Hunter Levesque, Pittsburgh

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