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Petry Named an NCBWA First Team Freshman All-American
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Petry Named an NCBWA First Team Freshman All-American

DALLAS – University of South Carolina freshman outfielder Ethan Petry has been named to the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) Freshman All-America first team, the organization announced.

Petry, who was named a Collegiate Baseball All-American last week, ended his rookie season with a .376 batting average with 10 doubles, 23 home runs and 75 RBI. The Land O’Lakes, Fla., native scored 55 runs and had a .733 slugging percentage. In the Columbia Regional, Petry was 4-for-12 with five runs scored, a home run and three RBI on his way to being named to the All-Columbia Regional team.

This season, Petry was a four-time SEC Freshman of the Week, a two-time Collegiate Baseball National Player of the Week and an SEC Player of the Week. He joined Cole Messina on the All-SEC first team.

The Gamecocks (42-21, 16-13 SEC) ended the 2023 season with a Columbia Regional title, a trip to the Gainesville Super Regional, a pair of All-SEC First team honors and a national ranking as high as No. 3 this season.

2023 NCBWA Freshman All-America Team

First Team

  • C Caden Bodine, Coastal Carolina
  • 1B Anthony Martinez, UC Irvine
  • 2B Blake Cyr, Miami (Fla.)
  • 3B Kevin Bazzell, Texas Tech
  • SS Wehiwa Aloy, Sacramento State
  • OF Charlie Condon, Georgia
  • OF Ethan Petry, South Carolina
  • OF Grant Jay, Dallas Baptist
  • DH Cannon Peebles, NC State
  • UT DJ Newman, Bowling Green
  • SP Jacob Mayers, Nicholls
  • SP Aiven Cabral, Northeastern
  • SP Evan Chrest, Jacksonville
  • SP Andrew Healy, Duke
  • RP James Tallon, Duke
  • RP Hudson Barrett, UC Santa Barbara
  • RP AJ Russell, Tennessee

Second Team

  • C Malcolm Moore, Stanford
  • 1B Jared Jones, LSU
  • 2B Cade Kurland, Florida
  • 3B Colby Shelton, Alabama
  • SS Anthony Silva, TCU
  • OF Nolan Schubart, Oklahoma State
  • OF Cam Cannarella, Clemson
  • OF Jace LaViolette, Texas A&M
  • DH Ike Irish, Auburn
  • UT Carson Benge, Oklahoma State
  • SP Kole Klecker, TCU
  • SP Eli Zielinski, Jacksonville State
  • SP Dominic Fritton, NC State
  • SP Kyler Carmack, Arkansas State
  • RP Garrett Ferguson, Missouri State
  • RP David Hagaman, West Virginia
  • RP Alton Davis II, Alabama