C.J. Cron has been named to three All-America teams this season.
June 15, 2011
SALT LAKE CITY - Utah baseball player C.J. Cron added two more All-America honors to his ever-growing list of awards on Wednesday, as he was selected as a first-team All-American by both Baseball America and the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association.
Cron had previously been named as a first-team All-American by the Collegiate Baseball newspaper. Other awards this season include the NCBWA District VIII Player of the Year and MWC Player of the Year.
Cron ranked in the top 10 in the nation in numerous statistical categories, including leading the nation with an .803 batting average. He was third nationally with a .434 batting average, tied for second in the nation in doubles per game (.53), sixth in on-base percentage (.517) and ninth in total bases (159).
Cron was selected as the 17th overall pick in the 2011 MLB Draft, going to the Los Angeles Angels.