EUGENE, Ore. – Ryon Healy has been named 2013 ABCA/Rawlings third-team All-America and first-team All-West Region the American Baseball Coaches Association announced, while J.J. Altobelli and Jimmie Sherfy have earned second-team all-region honors.
Healy, who was drafted in the third round by the Oakland A’s, was a Pac-12 Conference first-team all-league pick while batting a team-best .333 with 11 home runs and an Oregon record 56 RBI. He led the Ducks in batting, home runs, RBI, while also setting single-season Ducks’ records for doubles (20) and slugging percentage (.566). He earned Pac-12 Player of the Week honors twice during his junior season. During his three seasons with the Ducks, Healy had a .322 average while hitting 19 home runs with 118 RBI, 43 doubles and a .494 slugging percentage. He is the career record holder in doubles, RBI and slugging percentage while ranking in the top 10 in on base percentage (2nd), at bats (3rd), games started (4th), runs (5th), home runs (5th) and walks (6th).
Sherfy, who was picked in the 10th round by the Arizona Diamondbacks was a finalist for the Stopper of the Year Award, while also being named a semifinalist for the Golden Spikes Award and earning all-conference recognition for the second straight season. He broke his own school record for saves with 21, besting his 2012 total of 19, while setting a new school record for appearances with 38 this season. During his three seasons with the Ducks, he has recorded 40 saves, 29 more than any other player in school history, while also setting school records for appearances (76) and games finished (70). He also ranks in the school’s all-time top 10 in lowest opponent batting average (3rd) and strikeouts (9th).
Altobelli, who was drafted in the 18th round by the St. Louis Cardinals, was a Pac-12 Conference first-team all-league pick and one of 14 players named to the Brooks Wallace Shortstop of the Year Award watch list in 2013. He batted.276 with 24 RBI, while leading all Pac-12 shortstops with a .980 fielding percentage. Altobelli finished his career at Oregon as the all-time leader in the Ducks’ record books in games started (229), hits (211), runs (127) and at bats (802), while also ranking among the all-time leaders in doubles (2nd), RBI (2nd), walks (4th) and stolen bases (8th).