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Posted: Thursday, December 13, 2007 1:12 am | Updated: 6:48 pm, Fri Oct 7, 2011.

Six Arizona State baseball student-athletes were named to the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association All-America Team. c

Three Sun Devils were named to the first team, while two were placed on the second team and one on the third team.

Pac-10 player of the year and consensus first-team All-American Brett Wallace heads the Sun Devils’ honorees. Wallace, a junior, won the Pac-10’s Triple Crown last season, batting .404 with 16 home runs and 78 RBIs.

Joining Wallace on the first team are junior catcher Petey Paramore and senior left-handed pitcher Josh Satow.

Designated hitter Kiel Roling and pitcher Mike Leake were named to the second team.

Utilityman Ike Davis was named to the third team.

FOOTBALL

• Arizona State’s 2008 home football game against Oregon has been pushed back a week.

The Sun Devils will host the Ducks on Oct. 25. They are now idle on Oct. 18.

The rest of the 2008 schedule for ASU: Aug. 30 vs. Northern Arizona; Sept. 6 vs. Stanford; Sept. 13 vs. Nevada-Las Vegas; Sept. 20 vs. Georgia; Oct. 4 at California; Oct. 11 at Southern California; Nov. 1 at Oregon State; Nov. 8 at Washington; Nov. 15 vs. Washington State; Nov. 22 vs. UCLA; Nov. 29 at Arizona.

SWIMMING AND DIVING

• Arizona State diver Micky Benedetti has been named Pac-10 male diver of the month for November.

Benedetti, a junior from Rome, Italy, won both the 1-meter and 3-meter dives in dual meets against Utah on Nov. 9 and USC on Nov. 10.

Benedetti also submitted NCAA-qualifying dives in every event in the month of November.

JUCO BASKETBALL

• Mesa Community College defeated Yavapai College 83-76 in a women’s game in Prescott.

The Thunderbirds’ Lauren Hall had a game-high 28 points along with eight rebounds and five steals. Charlie Chacon added 10 points, seven assists and six rebounds for Mesa (4-4, 3-2).

• The Chandler-Gilbert Community College women remained perfect in conference play with a 69-67 win over visiting Cochise College. Pashay Sorensen scored 16 points and grabbed nine rebounds for Chandler-Gilbert (8-1, 5-0).

D’Seanda Trotter added a double-double with 10 points, 17 rebounds and four blocks.

• Troy Draves had 25 points as host Chandler-Gilbert Community College beat visiting Cochise College 89-84 in a men’s game.

Draves, who made six 3-pointers, was one of five players in double figures for the Coyotes (4-3).

MINOR LEAGUE HOCKEY

• Greg Rallo tallied a pair of goals and Mark Bomersback finished with a three-point night to propel the Idaho Steelheads to a 4-1 victory over the Phoenix RoadRunners in ECHL action at Qwest Arena at Boise, Idaho.

The Steelheads are now 8-8-7 and the RoadRunners are 8-11-4.

The two teams will play again Friday in Boise.

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