Southern Miss baseball led the Conference USA with five Golden Eagles making first team all-conference on Tuesday.
Senior first baseman Tim Lynch, junior catcher Chuckie Robinson, junior outfielder Dylan Burdeaux, senior outfielder Jake Sandlin and sophomore starting pitcher Kirk McCarty all earned first-team honors from USM.
Senior right-hander Cord Cockrell, who is 7-1 with a 3.39 ERA in 13 starts, was the lone Golden Eagle on the second team.
Closer Nick Sandlin and designated hitter Hunter Slater were both named to the All-Freshman Team. Slater is batting .328 with four homers and 20 RBIs this season. Nick Sandlin is 3-3 with a 2.13 ERA and a team-leading 10 saves in 22 appearances.
Lynch has been USM's most consistent bat this season, hitting .367 with nine homers and 53 RBIs.
Jake Sandlin, a first-year transfer from Div. II Georgia College, has been outstanding in the field and at the plate. He is batting .354 with four homers and 33 RBIs.
Robinson has been one of the league's best defensive catchers and he is batting .288 with five homers and 38 RBIs.
Burdeaux, USM's leadoff batter, is hitting .345 with 11 homers and 38 RBIs and 52 runs scored.
McCarty was outstanding in conference competition this season and the left-hander is 6-1 with a 3.27 ERA with 82 strikeouts in 77 innings.
FAU junior shortstop C.J. Chatham was named the C-USA Player of the Year and Rice right-hander Jon Duplantier Jr. was named the Pitcher of the year. Rice shortstop Ford Proctor earned Freshman of the Year and Marshall junior first baseman Tommy Lane is the Newcomer of the Year.
Marshall head coach Jeff Waggoner was named the Keith LeClair Coach of the Year.
Southern Miss will play Old Dominion at 4 p.m. on Wednesday in the first round of the Conference USA Tournament in Hattiesburg.
FIRST TEAM ALL-CONFERENCE
IF CJ Chatham, Jr., Florida Atlantic
IF Danny Hudzina, Sr., WKU
IF Tommy Lane, Jr., Marshall
IF Tim Lynch, Sr., Southern Miss
OF Dylan Burdeaux, Jr., Southern Miss
OF Jake Sandlin, Sr., Southern Miss
OF DJ Gee, Sr., Marshall
C Chuckie Robinson, Jr., Southern Miss
DH/UT Kaleb Duckworth, So., WKU
SP Chase Boster, Sr., Marshall
SP Jon Duplantier, Jr., Rice
SP Kirk McCarty, Sr., Southern Miss
SP Casey Sutton, Jr., Louisiana Tech
RP Glenn Otto, So., Rice
SECOND TEAM ALL-CONFERENCE
IF Riley Delgado, Jr., Middle Tennessee
IF Brett Netzer, So., Charlotte
IF Logan Sherer, Jr., Charlotte
IF Ford Proctor, Fr., Rice
OF Corey Bird, Jr., Marshall
OF Connor Myers, Sr., Old Dominion
OF T.J. Nichting, Jr., Charlotte
C Zack Soria, Jr., FIU
DH/UT Jonathan Washam, Jr., Louisiana Tech
SP Cord Cockrell, Sr., Southern Miss
SP Brandon Rhodes, Sr., Florida Atlantic
SP Ricardo Salinas, So., Rice
SP Sam Sinnen, Jr., Old Dominion
SP Marc Stewart, So., Florida Atlantic
RP Cameron Ragsdale, Jr., Florida Atlantic
IF Bryan Arias, UTSA
SS Ford Proctor, Rice
C Tyler Frank, Florida Atlantic
OF Blake Benefield, Middle Tennessee
OF Reece Hampton, Charlotte
OF Brewer Hicklen, UAB
DH Dominic DiCaprio, Rice
DH Hunter Slater, Southern Miss
LHP Nick Swan, Florida Atlantic
LHP Joshua Shapiro, Marshall
RHP Nick Sandlin, Southern Miss