July 9, 2013
CINCINNATI –University of Cincinnati baseball freshman Ian Happ (Pittsburgh, Pa./Mt. Lebanon) added another accolade to his name on Monday when he was named a First Team Freshman All-American by Perfect Game.
Happ started all 56 games for the Bearcats and led the team with 41 runs scored, 13 doubles, six homeruns and 47 walks. He recorded a team-high .322 batting average, .483 slugging percentage and a .451 on-base percentage. His 47 walks led the BIG EAST Conference while he placed fifth with 25 stolen bases.
Perfect Game selected Happ as the best freshman second baseman in the nation. He was the only member of the BIG EAST Conference named to the first team and one of only two selected to the All-America list.
He was previously named a 2013 National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association Freshman All-American in June.
FIRST TEAMC Mitch Ghelfi, Wisconsin-Milwaukee1B Patrick Mazeika, Stetson2B Ian Happ, CincinnatiSS Alex Bregman, LSU3B Xavier Turner, VanderbiltOF Skye Bolt, North CarolinaOF DJ Stewart, Florida StateOF Joe McCarthy, VirginiaDH Landon Lassiter, North CarolinaUT Jacob Cronenworth, MichiganSP Justin Garza, Cal State FullertonSP Thomas Eshelman, Cal State FullertonSP Andrew Moore, Oregon StateSP Cole Irvin, OregonRP Trent Thornton, North Carolina
SECOND TEAMC Anthony Hermelyn, Oklahoma1B Carl Wise, College of Charleston2B Max Schrock, South CarolinaSS Blake Trahan, Louisiana-Lafayette3B David Thompson, Miami (Fla.)OF Donnie Dewees, North FloridaOF Jacob Hannemann, BYUOF Tate Matheny, Missouri StateDH Edwin Rios, Florida InternationalUT Corbin Olmstead, North FloridaSP Ryan Kellogg, Arizona StateSP Kevin Duchene, IllinoisSP Jimmy Herget, South FloridaSP Matthew Crownover, ClemsonRP James Kaprielian, UCLA