Clarksville, Ark.-Junior center fielder Bruce Cameron and senior designated hitter Robby Finnell were named to the 2008 D3baseball.com All-America Second Team, it was announced on Tuesday by D3baseball.com managing editor Jim Dixon.
The All-American team consists of three teams plus honorable mention and was voted on by D3baseball.com staff, contributors and Sports Information Directors from more than 550 nominations.
It is the second major honor for Cameron and Finnell this week. Both were named to the ABCA/Rawlings All-West Region Second Team on Monday.
Cameron, a 6-foot, 175-pound native of Houston, Texas, hit .410 with 14 homers and 49 RBI in 40 games. He posted a .827 slugging percentage and a .500 on-base percentage. He stole 11 bases, recorded 12 doubles, 57 hits, 51 runs and 115 total bases. The defensive standout had a number of spectacular plays in the field, including a wall-crashing catch in the ASC playoffs against Concordia University Texas. His batting average, slugging percentage, home runs, on-base percentage, total bases and RBI totals were among the top ten in the ASC. He also saw time on the mound, finishing with a 5-1 record in 48.1 innings of work. He earned All-Conference honors at three different positions this year.
Finnell, a 6-foot-1, 210-pound native of Tulsa, Okla., hit .374 with 13 homers and 56 RBI in 41 games. He owned a .784 slugging percentage, .486 on-base percentage and finished with 109 total bases. He ranked in the top ten in the American Southwest Conference in each of those categories. Additionally, he recorded 12 doubles, 52 hits, 45 runs and 3 triples.
He is the career leader at Ozarks in home runs (31), RBI (159), games played (162), runs (131), hits (189), doubles (31), triples (8), total bases (329), walks (73) and hit by pitch (42). He owns a .348 career batting average, tenth-best at Ozarks and a .606 career slugging percentage, fourth-best at Ozarks. He was a three-time All-Conference player. He was named to the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America team in 2006, 2007 and 2008.