Stroman was one of four starting pitchers to earn All-ACC First Team honors. He is the first Duke pitcher to be selected to the first team since Andrew Wolcott in 2009. Stroman is the sixth Blue Devil to earn All-ACC honors under head coach Sean McNally.
Stroman, a native of Medford, N.Y., led all NCAA pitchers in strikeouts with 136 and finished second in strikeouts per nine innings (12.49). Stroman went 6-5 with a 2.39 ERA in 14 starts this season.
Stroman ranked first in the ACC in innings pitched (98.0), fifth in ERA (2.39) and 10th in opponent batting average (.231). In ACC games only, Stroman finished first in innings pitched (76.0), first in strikeouts (99), first in strikeouts per nine innings (11.72) and 10th in ERA (2.49).
Stroman’s 136 strikeouts in 2012 are the fifth-most in a single season in Duke history. His 136 Ks compared to just 26 walks gave him a 5.23 strikeout-to-walk ratio on the year. In his 10 ACC starts, Stroman had 99 strikeouts against 18 walks.
Stroman’s 290 career strikeouts put him at fourth on Duke’s all-time strikeouts list.
Stroman finished the season with a 2.39 ERA, while his ERA in ACC games was 2.49. His 2.39 ERA is the sixth-lowest in a single season in the aluminum bat era (since 1974) in Duke history. Stroman’s 3.27 career ERA is the second-lowest in school history in the aluminum bat era and the sixth-lowest all-time.
2012 All-ACC Baseball Team
Name Cl. Position School
Pete O'Brien Sr. Catcher Miami
Jayce Boyd Jr. First Base Florida State
Devon Travis Jr. Second Base Florida State **
Richie Shaffer Jr. Third Base Clemson **
Chris Diaz Jr. Shortstop NC State
James Ramsey Sr. Outfield Florida State **
Brandon Thomas Jr. Outfield Georgia Tech
Ryan Mathews Sr. Outfield NC State
Mac Williamson Jr. Outfield Wake Forest
Phil Pohl Sr. DH/Utility Clemson **
Marcus Stroman Jr. Starting Pitcher Duke
Buck Farmer Jr. Starting Pitcher Georgia Tech
Kent Emanuel So. Starting Pitcher North Carolina
Carlos Rodon Fr. Starting Pitcher NC State
Robert Benincasa Jr. Relief Pitcher Florida State
Michael Morin Jr. Relief Pitcher North Carolina
Name Cl. Position School
Jacob Stallings Sr. Catcher North Carolina
Mark Zagunis Fr. Catcher Virginia Tech
Jake Davies Sr. First Base Georgia Tech **
Steve Wilkerson So. Second Base Clemson
Keith Werman Sr. Second Base Virginia
Trea Turner Fr. Third Base NC State
Anthony Melchionda Sr. Shortstop Boston College
Daniel Palka So. Outfield Georgia Tech
Tom Bourdon So. Outfield Boston College
Thomas Brittle Jr. Outfield Clemson
Brian Holberton So. DH/Utility North Carolina
Mike Compton Fr. Starting Pitcher Florida State
Brett Harman Sr. Starting Pitcher Maryland
Eric Erickson Gr. Starting Pitcher Miami
Branden Kline Jr. Starting Pitcher Virginia **
Justin Thompson Sr. Relief Pitcher Virginia
Michael Dimock Sr. Relief Pitcher Wake Forest
Player of the Year - James Ramsey, Florida State
Pitcher of the Year - Carlos Rodon, NC State
Freshman of the Year - Carlos Rodon, NC State
Coach of the Year - Mike Martin, Florida State
** - Two-time first- or second-team selection