Sam Travis Snags Another Freshman All-America Laurel

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    July 16, 2012

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - First baseman Sam Travis has been tabbed to another Freshman All-America team, most recently selected to Perfect Game's First Team as the nation's top freshman first baseman. Click here for the complete Perfect Game Freshman All-America teams.

    Travis, the Big Ten's Freshman of the Year, paced IU in hits (74), doubles (17), homeruns (9) and runs batted in (50). He was amongst the best bats in the entire Big Ten Conference, ranking in the top-10 for nearly every offensive statistic:

    BIG TEN CONFERENCE RANKINGS (total/ranking in conference games only)
    • 50 RBI, 2nd (27/1st)
    • 17 doubles, 4th
    • Nine homeruns, t-5th (6/t-3rd)
    • 118 total bases, t-5th (56/t-6th)
    • 74 hits, t-9th
    • .509 slugging percentage, 10th

    2012 marks the fifth consecutive season Indiana Baseball has had a freshman earn the national accolade; and second straight with multiple Freshman All-Americans in the same year (Kyle Schwarber joined Travis on Louisville Slugger's Freshman All-America team announced earlier this offseason).




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