COLLEGE BASEBALL: Former East Lincoln ace makes Freshman All-America team

Alec Burleson, a former star pitcher at East Lincoln High who played this season for East Carolina, has been selected for Collegiate Baseball America’s Freshman All-America team./ECU PHOTO

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TUSCON, Ariz. – Former East Lincoln High pitching ace Alec Burleson, now playing at East Carolina, was named to the Collegiate Baseball Freshman All-America Team on Wednesday.

Burleson, a left-hander, was the unanimous American Athletic Conference Freshman Pitcher of the Year selection, after appearing in 19 games (5-2, 3.33 ERA, 49 strikeouts, 16 walks in 54 innings).

When not pitching, Burleson also played some first base and was designated hitter for ECU, batting .252 with three doubles and 18 RBIs.

MORE ON BURLESON: http://www.witn.com/content/sports/ECUs-Burleson-named-to-Collegiate-Baseball-Freshman-All-America-Team-484731011.html

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