Harvey Named First-Team All-ACC

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. --- Junior Matt Harvey garnered 2010 First Team All-ACC honors Monday as voted by the league's 12 head coaches. Harvey, a former Freshman All-America, earned his first All-ACC nod in his three-year career.

In addition to Harvey's honor, Virginia's Danny Hultzen earned Pitcher of the Year and Miami's Yasmani Grandal was named Player of the Year. Duke's Marcus Stroman earned Freshman of the Year and UVa's Brian O'Connor notched Coach of the Year. Harvey was the lone North Carolina player to earn All-ACC accolades as Coastal foes Virginia notched a league leading seven members, Georgia Tech added six and Miami five selections.

A preseason All-America pick, Harvey has anchored the 2010 Carolina staff with a 3.10 ERA and 93 strikeouts in just 90 innings. The Mystic, Conn., native was twice named ACC Pitcher of the Week and earned National Pitcher of the Week once this season.

The junior, who is rated tenth on UNC's career strikeout list, pitched two complete games compiling a team-best 7-3 record. In 13 starts this season, Harvey registered four double-digit strikeout games highlighted by a career-best complete-game 15 strikeout performance against Clemson April 23.

Harvey set new career-bests in innings pitched (90.0), strikeouts (93), while tying a his career-best total with seven wins in 2010. The junior, who ranks in the top-five in nearly every pitching category in the ACC, is just one win away from tying for tenth in school history in all-time wins.


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