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Falcon selected as 2011 Under Armour All-American

Allison B. Hudson

Adam Falcon, a senior at Ascension Catholic was selected as the 2011 Under Armour/Baseball Factory Pre-season All American. Falcon played in the Under Armour baseball tournament held on January 14-16 in Tucson, Arizona, the team was comprised of several players from the South.

More than 250 players from across the country played in the tournament.

At 6-foot-4, 257 pounds, Falcon is a pitcher and first baseman.

In his junior season, he led the state in all classes with 55 RBIs.

In the Under Armour tournament, he struck out five of 12 batters and hit .428. He played on Team South, which consisted of 17 players (two from Louisiana). Falcon played every inning of the three games.