University of Louisville baseball signees Jake DePew and Dace Kime were named to the Louisville Slugger High School All-American Team last week by Collegiate Baseball newspaper.
DePew, a catcher from Granite City, Ill., hit .469 with 12 home runs, 40 RBI and 45 runs scored for Granite City High School as a senior in 2010. On June 8, he was selected 281st overall by the Tampa Bay Rays in the ninth round of the 2010 MLB First-Year Player Draft.
Kime, a right-handed pitcher from Defiance, Ohio, finished with a 7-1 record with a 1.31 ERA and 108 strikeouts in 69.2 innings for Defiance High School, which finished 29-2 and advanced to the state semifinals in 2010. He was selected 237th overall by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the eighth round of the 2010 MLB Draft.
The Louisville baseball team, which set a new school record for wins with a 50-14 record overall in 2010, closed the season by advancing to a fourth straight NCAA Regional and winning a second straight BIG EAST Conference regular season championship.