Grant Green Earns All-America Honors
June 12, 2008
LOS ANGELES -- USC sophomore shortstop Grant Green (Anaheim Hills, Calif./Canyon HS) has been named third team All-American by Baseball America. Green batted .390 (80-for-205) this season for the Trojans with nine home runs, 46 RBI and 10 stolen bases.
This season, Green led the team in batting average and home runs while setting the school career record for triples. On May 4 against Washington, he set the record with his 14th career triple and has a total of 15 triples in two seasons.
He had a career-high 19-game hitting streak this season (April 1-May 2) where he batted .481 (38-for-79) with 23 runs scored, seven doubles, two triples, seven home runs and 23 RBI.
Last season, Green earned Rivals.com and Louisville Slugger Freshman All-America honors.