Derek Jones Named Freshman All-American

June 3, 2009

TUCSON, Ariz. - Washington State outfielder Derek Jones was named to the Louisville Slugger Freshmen All-American Team presented by Collegiate Baseball, Wednesday.

A native of Snohomish, Wash., tied the Cougar freshman record for home runs with 12. His record-tying blast came at the NCAA Division I Norman Regional and gave WSU the lead for good in a 3-2 victory over Wichita State, the Cougars first NCAA postseason win since 1990.

Jones placed on the all-time WSU freshman list in walks (second, 31), RBI (fourth, 37), games (tied-fifth, 57), total bases (tied-sixth, 91) and slugging percentage (10th, .450).

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