2007 USA Baseball National Team
: New York, NY
Alvarez produced another outstanding season for Vanderbilt, leading the Commodores with a .386 average that included 18 HR and 68 RBI, and earned First Team All-SEC honors for a second straight year. . .He is a two-time first team All-American... Was among five finalists for the 2007 Golden Spikes Award. . .He slugged .684 as a sophomore last season, and had an on-base percentage of .463. . . Has now slugged 35 HR in his two years at Vandy. . .In 2006, he was named the 2006 Southeastern Conference Freshman of the Year and slugged a then-school record 17 HR. . .Was also named Collegiate Baseball's National Freshman of the Year in 2006, as well as the SEC's Freshman of the Year and a Freshman All-American. . .Batted a team-high .382 with the 2006 USA National Team.