Flowers, Mendoza make All-ACC first team

Junior relief pitcher J.C. Flowers and junior third basemen were named to the All-ACC first team on Monday.

Flowers led the ACC with 11 saves and also had a 1.66 ERA. He also impressed at the plate with a career-high 11 home runs and 47 RBI.

Mendoza led FSU with 14 home runs, 52 runs, 62 walks and a .478 on-base percentage. He has started 160 straight games for the Seminoles, dating to his freshman season.

Left-hander Drew Parrish, also a junior, was named to the second team. Flowers also received a third-team honor as an outfielder, joining outfielder Reese Albert and pitcher C.J. Van Eyk on the third team.

Outfielder Robby Martin was named to the all-freshman team.

Parrish (7-5, 5.07 ERA) had 92 strikeouts in 71 innings pitched. He started 14 games for the Seminoles and opponents hit just .230 against the junior left-hander.

Albert played in just 36 games, but he hit five doubles, three triples and five home runs in 121 at-bats.

Van Eyk (8-3, 4.05 ERA) led FSU with 95 strikeouts and 73.1 innings pitched.

Martin led Florida State with a .345 average, notching 61 hits in 53 games played as an outfielder and primarily as the designated hitter.

The Seminoles open the 2019 ACC Tournament against Wake Forest on Tuesday at 3 p.m. (TV: Fox Sports Sun in Florida, regional sports networks nationwide). FSU will also play NC State on Friday at 7 p.m. in the final game of pool play.

2019 All-ACC Baseball Teams
Player of the Year – Bobby Seymour, 1B, Wake Forest
Pitcher of the Year – Reid Detmers, LHP, Louisville
Defensive Player of the Year – Will Wilson, SS, NC State
Freshman of the Year – Aaron Sabato,  DH/UT North Carolina
Coach of the Year – Danny Hall, Georgia Tech

First Team
C – Kyle McCann, Georgia Tech
C – Patrick Bailey, NC State
1B – Tristin English, Georgia Tech
1B – Bobby Seymour, Wake Forest
2B – Nic Kent, Virginia
3B – Drew Mendoza, Florida State
SS – Will Wilson, NC State
OF – Grayson Byrd, Clemson
OF – Kennie Taylor, Duke
OF – Michael Busch, North Carolina
OF – Chris Lanzilli, Wake Forest
DH/UT – Aaron Sabato, North Carolina
SP – Reid Detmers, Louisville
SP – Connor Thomas, Georgia Tech
SP – Dan Metzdorf, Boston College
RP – J.C. Flowers, Florida State

Second Team
C – Michael Amditis, Miami
1B – Logan Wyatt, Louisville
2B – Jack Owens, Virginia Tech
2B – Cody Morissette, Boston College
3B – Alex Binelas, Louisville
SS – Logan Davidson, Clemson
OF – Sal Frelick, Boston College
OF – Tyler McDonough, NC State
OF – Baron Radcliff, Georgia Tech
OF – Nico Popa, Pitt
DH/UT – Adrian Del Castillo, Miami
SP – Drew Parrish, Florida State
SP – Davis Sharpe, Clemson
SP – Derek West, Pitt
SP – Brian Van Belle, Miami
RP – Michael McAvene, Louisville
Third Team
C – Kyle Wilkie, Clemson
1B – Evan Edwards, NC State
2B  – Justin Lavey, Louisville
3B – Jake Alu, Boston College
3B – Raymond Gil, Miami
SS – Tanner Morris, Virginia
SS – Tyler Fitzgerald, Louisville
OF – J.C. Flowers, Florida State
OF – Connor Perry, Pitt
OF – Reese Albert, Florida State
DH/UT – Michael Guldberg, Georgia Tech
SP – CJ Van Eyk, Florida State
SP – Tyler Baum, North Carolina
SP – Xzavion Curry, Georgia Tech
SP – Mat Clark, Clemson
RP – Carson Spiers, Clemson
All-Freshman Team
OF – Sal Frelick, Boston College
2B – Cody Morissette, Boston College
SP – Mason Pelio, Boston College
SP/DH – Davis Sharpe, Clemson
SS – Ethan Murray, Duke
DH/UT – Robby Martin, Florida State
3B – Alex Binelas, Louisville
DH/UT – Adrian Del Castillo, Miami
DH/UT – Aaron Sabato, North Carolina
SS – Danny Serretti, North Carolina
OF – Tyler McDonough, NC State
2B – Nic Kent, Virginia