LUBBOCK, Texas – Texas Tech Baseball’s Jace Jung has been named a Second Team All-American by D1Baseball, it was announced Monday.
TheIt’s the seventh All-America honor for Jung, making him a consensus All-American.
Four of the seven honors have recognized Jung on their first team, including Collegiate Baseball Newspaper, the NCBWA, Perfect Game and the College Baseball Foundation. D1Baseball joins Baseball America in naming him to their second team, while the ABCA placed him on their third team. Jung also received a Freshman All-American billing by the NCBWA.
Jung is one of two student-athletes representing the Big 12 to make D1Baseball’s All-America list, which consists of three teams. Texas starting pitcher Ty Madden earned a first team bid.
As a whole, Tech has earned 11 All-America awards following its 2021 campaign, adding a pair of Freshman All-America accolades as well.
Jung has quickly become one of the most decorated players in the country. The second baseman was named the Big 12 Player of the Year, NCBWA National Freshman Hitter of the Year, NCBWA District 7 Co-Player of the Year and was a finalist for the Dick Howser Trophy. Additionally, he was a unanimous All-Big 12 First Team selection, an NCBWA District 7 First Team pick, and am ABCA All-Region Team member.
The freshman from San Antonio led the Big 12 in home runs (21), RBI (67) and slugging percentage (.697) which were some of the top marks in the country. Jung hit .337 on the season, reaching base safely in all 48 regular season games.
2021 All-America Accolades
Jace Jung – NCBWA First Team
Jace Jung – College Baseball Foundation First Team
Jace Jung – Collegiate Baseball First Team
Jace Jung – Perfect Game First Team
Jace Jung – D1Baseball Second Team
Jace Jung – Baseball America Second Team
Jace Jung – ABCA/Rawlings Third Team
Jace Jung – NCBWA Freshman First Team
Cal Conley – College Baseball Foundation First Team
Cal Conley – Collegiate Baseball Second Team
Cal Conley – ABCA/Rawlings Third Team
Cal Conley – NCBWA Third Team
Cal Conley – NCBWA Freshman First Team
Jace Jung – Big 12 Player of the Year
Jace Jung – NCBWA District 7 Co-Player of the Year
Jace Jung – Dick Howser Trophy Finalist
Jace Jung – ABCA All-Region First Team
Cal Conley – Brooks Wallace Award Winner
Cal Conley – ABCA All-Region First Team
Dru Baker – ABCA All-Region Third Team
Jace Jung – All-Big 12 First Team
Cal Conley – All-Big 12 First Team
Dru Baker – All-Big 12 First Team
Braxton Fulford – All-Big 12 Second Team
Micah Dallas – All-Big 12 Second Team
Ryan Sublette – All-Big 12 Honorable Mention
Patrick Monteverde – All-Big 12 Honorable Mention