Free Earns More Freshman All-America Honors

Free Earns More Freshman All-America Honors


STOCKTON, Calif. - Perfect Game USA named Pacific catcher James Free II to its Freshman All-American team on Thursday.

Free earns his second Freshman All-America award, having been named to Collegiate Baseball's list last week.

Free hit .343 this past season while leading the West Coast Conference regular season in  home runs (14) and runs batted in (54). The Walnut, Calif. native also ranked 25th in the NCAA in slugging percentage at a .652 clip while pacing team in hits (62) and on base percentage (.471).

He led all WCC catchers in home runs, extra base hits, total bases, slugging percentage, RBI, batting average, and OPS during the regular season. Free was the WCC freshman leader in batting average, slugging percentage, on base percentage, homers, RBI, doubles and total bases.

Following the season, Free was named to the All-West Coast Conference Second Team as well as the All-Freshman Team.