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Gainesville High graduate Sam Carpenter wraps up college career at Piedmont as a Division-III All-American
Sam Carpenter
Gainesville High graduate Sam Carpenter delivers a pitch for Piedmont College. Photo by Karl Moore

Gainesville High graduate and Piedmont University senior Sam Carpenter was named a Division-III All-American on Thursday by ABCA/Rawlings. 

Previously, the left-handed pitcher was tabbed fourth-team All-American by 

In 2021, Carpenter was third nationally in strikeouts (123) and led the Lions with a 2.42 ERA and nine wins on the mound. 

He was named USA South Pitcher of the Week twice in 2021, and earned All-USA South first team and West division first-team honors after the season. 

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