The honor comes after Miller enjoyed one of the best rookie seasons in SLU baseball history. He accumulated 61 RBIs to rank first in school history among freshmen, also tying for fifth all time. That total also led the A-10 at the end of the regular season. Miller ranks among the top five on the freshman list in runs (39, tied for fourth), hits (70, second), doubles (11, tied for fourth), triples (four, tied for second), total bases (119, first) and home runs (10, tied for third).
Saint Louis closed its 2009 baseball campaign with a 30-25 record and a 12-13 mark in Atlantic 10 Conference play. It is the third time SLU achieved 30 or more wins in a season, joining the 1977 squad (30) and trailing only the 2006 club's 32 victories.