|Posted June 8, 2009|
Fobes earns third all-American honor
PUEBLO, Colo. - CSU-Pueblo outfielder Jason Fobes (Sr., Longmont, Colo.) was named a first-team all-American by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers' Association, it was announced Sunday.
Fobes earned his third all-American selection of the season with the honor, making him the only student-athlete in CSU-Pueblo history to garner all-American honors three times in a single season.
Earlier, he was named a first-team Daktronics all-American, and was a third-team selection to the American Baseball Coaches' Association (ABCA) team. Additionally, he was a first team CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine Academic all-American.
Fobes, who hit .474 in 2009, the second-highest single season batting average in CSU-Pueblo history, finished sixth in the nation in batting and sixth in the nation in doubles with 27. He anchored a CSU-Pueblo lineup that led the nation in runs scored, hits, doubles and triples.
Fobes led CSU-Pueblo to its first regional tournament appearance since 2005, as the ThunderWolves turned in their second-highest regional finish in program history.