Dickerson named to Preseason NCBWA All-American Team

Indiana left fielder Alex Dickerson has been named to the preseason National College Baseball Writers Association All-American team after winning the Big Ten triple crown a year ago.

The release from IU sports info follows.

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Junior outfield Alex Dickerson has been named a Preseason First Team All-American by the National College Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA). Dickerson was placed on the NCBWA’s First Team All-America squad following the 2010 season and his Big Ten triple crown performance.

Dickerson wrapped up his second season in an IU uniform with a .419 average, 99 hits (tied for third all-time), 24 home runs (second), 75 RBI (fifth), 19 doubles (seventh) and an .805 slugging percentage (third). He finished seventh nationally in home runs and total bases, and eighth in slugging percentage. He enters his junior season with 38 longballs, just nine home runs shy of the school record. He also carries a 17-game hitting streak into the 2011 season.