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Bregman named National Freshman Player of the Year

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Alex Bregman named National Freshman Player of the Year Alex Bregman named National Freshman Player of the Year
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

LSU shortstop Alex Bregman has been named Collegiate Baseball's National Freshman Player of the Year.

Bregman hit .385 with 17 doubles, seven triples, six homers and 52 RBI for the Tigers this season.  

In the Baton Rouge Regional, Bregman hit .545 (6-for-11) and earned the Most Outstanding Player award.

Thomas Eshelman of Cal. St. Fullerton was named Freshman Pitcher of The Year. Eshelman finished the season with a 12-2 record, a 1.59 ERA and walked only two batters in 107 2/3 innings.

 

Other Louisiana Notables:

Blake Trahan, UL-L: Named Freshman of The Year in the Sun Belt and a second team league selection, Trahan hit .319 with 10 doubles, 4 homers and 38 RBI. He also had 13 stolen bases.

Mason Klotz, SLU: Klotz posted 11 saves with a 3-0 record, 2.63 ERA and struck out 37 batters in 41 innings.

Ian Gibaut, Tulane: A member of the All-Freshmen Conference USA team, Gibaut posted 12 saves with a 2.66 ERA and fanned 38 batters with 18 walks over 40 2/3 innings.

Bryce Kingsley, McNeese St.: Named Freshman of The Year in the Southland, Kingsley was 8-6 with a 3.11 ERA and fanned 64 batters in 98 1/3 innings.

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