From USC Sports Information --- South Carolina senior LB Dantzler has earned third-team All-America honors at the designated hitter position by Baseball America, it was announced on Wednesday afternoon.
Dantzler was the Gamecocks' leading hitter this season with a .322 average (69-for-214) with 15 homers and 53 RBI as well. His .444 on-base percentage and .617 slugging percentage were also top marks among the squad.
Dantzler was drafted in the 14th round by the Toronto Blue Jays last week. He not only succeeded on the field but had success off the field as he was named Capital One Academic All-American of the Year.