Georgia Southern’s Ledford named Freshman All-American

Eagle slugger started 49 games, was 2nd on team with 11 homers and 44 RBI

Georgia Southern’s Ledford named Freshman All-American
Georgia Southern slugger Noah Ledford has been named a Freshman All-American by College Baseball News. (Source: WTOC)

STATESBORO, Ga. (WTOC) - Georgia Southern’s Noah Ledford is the latest Eagle to be named to the Collegiate Baseball News Freshman All-American team.

The Buford High School product clubbed 11 homers and drove in 44 runs, both second-best on the team, in his collegiate debut season.

Ledford started 49 games and played in all but three in 2019. He finished the season with a .291 batting average and .10 slugging percentage.

He is the eighth Georgia Southern player to earn Freshman All-American honors under head coach Rodney Hennon, and the first since Seth Shuman did so in 2017.

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