Duchene adds to Freshman All-America honors

Duchene adds to Freshman All-America honors

LYNCHBURG, Va. — Illinois left-hander Kevin Duchene was named Monday to his second Freshman All-America team.

The Big Ten Freshman of the Year earned second-team honors from the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association. Duchene, who won an Illini freshman-record nine games, previously was selected to the Louisville Slugger Freshman All-America team.

Duchene was one of two Big Ten freshmen honored by the NCBWA along with first-teamer Jacob Cronenworth of Michigan. Cronenworth was chosen as a utility player.


News-Gazette.com embraces discussion of both community and world issues. We welcome you to contribute your ideas, opinions and comments, but we ask that you avoid personal attacks, vulgarity and hate speech. We reserve the right to remove any comment at our discretion, and we will block repeat offenders' accounts. To post comments, you must first be a registered user, and your username will appear with any comment you post. Happy posting.

Login or register to post comments