Dustin Ackley Selected National Player Of The Year

Two days after being selected No. 2 overall in the 2009 MLB Draft, UNC junior first baseman was honored Thursday as the National Player of the Year. Ackley is the fourth Tar Heel to earn a national player of the year award, joining , and . Ackley, who was drafted Tuesday by the Seattle Mariners, leads the ACC with 103 hits, 22 home runs and a .412 average. (Tar Heel Blue)

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