(Hawaii Athletics) - As announced by the Collegiate Baseball Newspaper on Wednesday, freshman outfielder Scotty Scott of the  University of Hawai'i baseball team has been named to the 2019 Freshman All-America Team, powered by Diamond. 

 

The Houston, Texas native came on the scene hitting .291 with six doubles, four triples, 36 runs scored, and 20 runs batted in through the course of the 2019 season. Scott hit leadoff in all 50 games this season, setting the table for the lineup with a .381 on-base percentage, and posting a .360 slugging percentage. He also led the squad with 17 multi-hit games, tying him with redshirt sophomore and fellow outfielder Daylen Calicdan.

 

On top of his national recognition, Scott was named the Freshman Field Player of the Year, as well as an honorable mention by the Big West Conference just over a week ago on May. 29. 

 

The Collegiate Baseball Freshman All-America Team consists of 83 members, including 17 other outfielders with Scott. Within the conference, the Big West accounted for three honors, with UC Santa Barbara claiming the other two. 

 

The squad is headed by Collegiate Baseball's National Co-Freshmen Players of The Year OF Ethan Wilson of South Alabama, designated hitter Aaron Sabato of North Carolina and Freshman Co-Pitchers of the Year Tyler Thornton from St. Mary's and JT Ginn of Mississippi State.