Virginia shortstop Daniel Pinero has been named a Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American by Collegiate Baseball.
Pinero is one of seven ACC players to make the squad.
He's batting .252 with 31 runs scored this season.
Pinero has started and played in 59 of Virginia's 60 games this season, and has helped the Cavalier defense turn 30 double-plays this year.
Maryland starting pitcher Mike Shawaryn and second baseman Brandon Lowe were also selected to the Freshman All-America team.
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