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ECU's Brickhouse named Collegiate Baseball freshman All-American

(WITN)
Published: Jun. 7, 2017 at 3:24 PM EDT
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TUSCON, Ariz. – East Carolina freshman Spencer Brickhouse has been named to the Collegiate Baseball Freshman All-America Team the publication announced Wednesday.

In his rookie season with the Pirates, Brickhouse batted .310 (61-for-197) with 28 RBI and scored 36 runs. He belted 10 home runs on the year tying Travis Watkins for the team lead and ranked eighth in the American Athletic Conference. Brickhouse belted a pair of home runs against College of Charleston (March 8) and Memphis (May 12), which earned him AAC Honor Roll accolades.

The Zebulon, N.C. native started 51 of 57 games, registering 16 multi-hit and seven multi-RBI games to go along with his 19 extra base hits and four game-winning RBI (Appalachian State, College of Charleston, Cincinnati, UCF).

Brickhouse is the 15th Freshman All-American in school history and third under head coach Cliff Godwin joining Joe Ingle (2015 National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association) and Dwanya Williams-Sutton (2016 Collegiate Baseball, Baseball America and D1Baseball).