Alabama Freshman Named Collegiate Baseball Newspaper All-American
Alabama baseball third baseman Colby Shelton has been named to the 2023 Collegiate Baseball Newspaper Freshmen All-American Team.
The Fla., native has seen time in 57 games this season, all starts, and has recorded .291 batting average, 57 hits, 47 runs batted in, 46 runs, 33 walks, 22 home runs, ten doubles, and one triple.
"The honor is the second of the postseason for Shelton who was also named to the Freshman All-SEC Team. Shelton is the first position player to earn Freshman All-America accolades since Owen Diodati (OF) in 2020," sad RollTide.com.
Shelton leads the team in slugging percentage (.689), home runs (22), and OPS (1.104), has the third-most runs batted in (46), is tied for third-most doubles (ten) and drawn walks (33), has the fourth-most at-bats (196) and runs (46), and has the sixth-most hits (57).
The Alabama Crimson Tide baseball team takes on Wake Forest in Game 1 of the Winston-Salem Super Regional on Saturday, June 10, 2023, at 11 a.m. CT. Coverage will be on Tide 100.9 FM and the Tide 100.9 app which is free to download in the App Store.