Brad Mills Named First-Team Academic All-District 8

05/10/2007 – University of Arizona

University of Arizona Athletics and TURKS Tidbits TUCSON, Ariz. – Senior Brad Mills has been named first-team Academic All-District 8, CoSIDA announced on Thursday. His selection to the all-district academic first team places him in contention for Academic All-America honors. Arizona’s No. 2 starter in the rotation has a 3.23 cumulative GPA and is expected to graduate with an undergraduate degree in civil engineering in December. Mills is currently 9-4 with a 3.80 ERA for the No. 14-ranked Wildcats and is scheduled to start Sunday’s 6 p.m. contest against USC at Kindall Field. Mills played for the Harrisonburg Turks of the Valley Baseball League in 2005. The leftie put up impressive numbers for the season … Voted 2005 Turks Most Valuable Pitcher with an 1.62 ERA and a 5-0 record with 62 strikeouts in 39 innings. Mills earned the Southern Division Pitcher of the Week honors after going 2-0 in two starts with a 1.20 ERA and 24 strikeouts in 15 innings. Mills was also voted to the All Valley League squad. He was second in the league in strikeouts and in pickoffs (6). Mills was a part of the TURKS recording a 25-19 season earning them 2nd place in the South Division.