MOREHEAD, Ky. -- Morehead State junior outfielder Niko Hulsizer has garnered an additional Preseason All-America honor. D1Baseball.com has selected Hulsizer to its Third-Team Preseason All-America list.
He was named to the first-team by Collegiate Baseball and was a second-team pick by Perfect Game/Rawlings after earning four postseason First-Team All-America honors last year.
Hulsizer, the Ohio Valley Conference Co-Player of the Year, ranked second in the nation with 27 home runs, which was a Morehead State and OVC single-season record. He also collected 193 total bases, which ranked as the best total in OVC and school history. With 21 doubles as well, he became the first player in program history with at least 20 homers and 20 doubles in the same season.
He finished the year high in the national rankings, placing first in RBI per game (1.39), second in RBI (82), second in slugging percentage (.775) and total bases and sixth in runs scored (69). Hulsizer finished with a .349 batting average in the Eagles' 59 games and had a .435 on-base percentage while also recording six outfield assists. He had 87 total hits, tallied 28 multi-hit games and also had 19 multiple-RBI efforts.