Posted by Texas Athlete Staff on 5/22/2018 to Latest News
Amarillo, TX. - Randall Raider Baseball Standout Alumni and current Arkansas Razorback Heston Kjerstad was named 2018 SEC Freshman of the Year ! Voted by league coaches at the end of the season, Kjerstad received the highest honor a freshman can receive and is the 1st Razorback in school history to be awarded this honor. Heston was also named ALL-SEC FRESHMAN and ALL-SEC Second Team.
Heston leads all SEC freshmen in batting average (.348), runs scored (49) hits (72), home runs (11) and total bases (119). He ranks second with 46 RBI, his .348 average is sixth among all SEC players and has the12th-highest average among freshmen nationwide. With this type of production on the field it's a no brainer why this Beast Freshman was awarded this prestigious award.
OF Heston Kjerstad • All-SEC Freshman Team • ALL-SEC Second Team