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Will Frizzell earns first-team All-SEC honors after dominant 2021 campaign

May 24, 2021

First-team Frizz.

On Monday afternoon, Texas A&M senior first baseman Will Frizzell was named a first-team All-SEC selection as the Southeastern Conference announced its annual baseball awards. Frizzell was the only Aggie to receive all-conference honors after the Maroon & White finished 13th in the league.

As one of the most feared bats in college baseball, Frizzell clubbed 19 home runs (12 against SEC pitching) in his fourth season in Aggieland, finishing third in the SEC and eighth nationally during the regular season. His 19 longballs rank fourth in program history in a single season.

Starting all of Texas A&M’s 56 games at either first base or as the designated hitter, Frizzell posted a .343 batting average. He also scored 46 runs, hit 13 doubles and drove in 50 RBIs. Frizzell’s .686 slugging percentage paced the Southeastern Conference.

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Frizzell’s 19 home runs were good for fourth in a single season at Texas A&M.

For his dominant performance against Ole Miss in which he went 7-for-12 with five bombs with 11 RBIs, Frizzell was named the Week 12 National Player of the Week by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association,, Perfect Game and Collegiate Baseball. His walk-off dinger in the opener and go-ahead grand slam lifted the Aggies to a series victory over the then-No. 12 Rebels.

Frizzell is currently a semifinalist for the Dick Howser Award, which honors the nation’s top collegiate player of the year.

The Rockwall native finished his Texas A&M career with a .292 batting average in 177 games, scoring 102 runs will 33 doubles and 115 RBIs. Frizzell’s 30 home runs put him eighth on Texas A&M’s all-time list.

2021 All-SEC Selections

First Team
C: Sam Praytor, Alabama
1B: Will Frizzell, Texas A&M
2B: Robert Moore, Arkansas
3B: Jake Rucker, Tennessee
SS: Liam Spence, Tennessee
OF: Tanner Allen, Mississippi State
OF: Enrique Bradfield Jr., Vanderbilt
OF: Jud Fabian, Florida
DH/UT: Matt Goodhart, Arkansas
SP: Kumar Rocker, Vanderbilt
SP: Doug Nikhazy, Ole Miss*
SP: Jake Leiter, Vanderbilt*
RP: Kevin Kopps, Arkanasas

Second Team
C: Hayden Dunhurst, Ole Miss
1B: Tre’ Morgan, LSU
2B: Peyton Wilson, Alabama
3B: Justin Bench, Ole Miss
SS: Ryan Bliss, Auburn
OF: Dylan Crews, LSU
OF: Christian Franklin, Arkansas
OF: Rowdey Jordan, Mississippi State
DH/UT: Wes Clarke, South Carolina
SP: Landon Marceaux, LSU
SP: Patrick Wicklander, Arkansas
RP: Landon Sims, Mississippi State

Freshman All-SEC Team
Tre’ Morgan, LSU
Enrique Bradfield Jr., Vanderbilt
Dylan Crews, LSU
Cayden Wallace, Arkansas
Jacob Gonzalez, Ole Miss
TJ McCants, Ole Miss
Blade Tidwell, Tennessee
Will Sanders, South Carolina
Jordan Thompson, LSU
Jaden Woods, Georgia
Corey Collins, Georgia
Jack Bulger, Vanderbilt*
Sterlin Thompson, Florida*

Newcomer All-SEC Team
Jake Leiter, Vanderbilt
Robert Moore, Arkansas
Landon Sims, Mississippi State
Hayden Dunhurst, Ole Miss
Zane Denton, Alabama
Will Bednar, Mississippi State
Hunter Barco, Florida
Peyton Wilson, Alabama
Logan Tanner, Mississippi State
Carter Young, Vanderbilt
Nathan Hickey, Florida
Peyton Pallette, Arkansas

SEC All-Defensive Team
C: Hayden Dunhurst, Ole Miss
1B: Tre’ Morgan, LSU
2B: Robert Moore, Arkansas
3B: Zane Denton, Alabama
SS: Ryan Bliss, Auburn*
SS: Liam Spence, Tennessee*
OF: Enrique Bradfield Jr., Vanderbilt
OF: Christian Franklin, Arkansas
OF: Jud Fabian, Florida
P: Tyler Ras, Alabama*
P: Kevin Kopps, Arkansas*

Player of the Year: Tanner Allen, Mississippi State
Pitcher of the Year: Kevin Kopps, Arkansas
Newcomer of the Year: Jack Leiter, Vanderbilt
Freshman of the Year: Enrique Bradfield Jr., Vanderbilt
Coach of the Year: Dave Van Horn, Arkansas
Scholar-Athlete of the Year: Tim Elko, Ole Miss

* - Denotes Tie (Ties are not broken)

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