Pete Hansen named to NCBWA freshman all-America team

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By Kevin Rodriguez

AUSTIN, Texas – No. 2 Texas Baseball’s Pete Hansen has been named to the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) Freshman All-America team, the organization announced Monday.

Hansen, one of four starting pitchers named to the first team, produced a 9-1 record and a 1.84 ERA in 83 1/3 innings pitching this season. He started 13 games and was moved into the weekend rotation late in the year. He has held opposing hitters to a .200 batting average against, one of the best numbers in the Big 12 Conference.

The El Dorado Hills, Calif., product, struck out a career high 13 batters in 6 2/3 innings against Fairfield to clinch the NCAA Austin Regional for the Longhorns. He has picked up the win in his last five consecutive outings.

This is Hansen’s second Freshman All-America honor, after he was named to Collegiate Baseball’s Freshman All-America team following the shortened 2020 season.

The Longhorns turn their attention to the College World Series, where they will be making a record 37th appearance.