Jeff Kobernus Earns Freshman All-America Honors

June 6, 2007

TUCSON, ARIZ. - University of California freshman outfielder, Jeff Kobernus, has been named a 2007 Collegiate Baseball Freshman All-American, it was announced today by the baseball publication's editor, Lou Pavlovich, Jr. Kobernus now joins a list of three other Golden Bear who have been selected Freshman All-Americans - second baseman Brian Oliver in 1996, second baseman Xavier Nady in 1998 and second baseman Josh Satin in 2005. Nady was also tabbed National Freshman of the Year in 1998 by both Collegiate Baseball and Baseball America.

This past spring, Kobernus was named honorable mention All-Pac-10, starting 49 of 55 games and batting .331 with five doubles, a triple, a home run and 22 RBI. He led the Bears with 13 stolen bases (seventh in the Pac-10), and was second on the team to sophomore standout David Cooper with 59 hits and 19 multiple hit games. Kobernus was high school teammates with All-Pac-10 right-hander Tyson Ross at Bishop O'Dowd High School.

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