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2022 Preseason All-Big 12 Baseball Team Announced

Phillips 66 Big 12 Baseball Championship, May 28, 2017

The 2022 Preseason All-Big 12 baseball team was announced by the conference on Wednesday.

Also, Texas Tech infielder Jace Jung was named Big 12 Preseason Player of the Year and Texas starting pitcher Pete Hansen was name Big 12 Preseason Pitcher of the Year as the Conference.

Jung is looking to win the award for a second-straight season after hitting .337 and leading the Big 12 with 21 home runs. He was also named a consensus All-American.

 

Meantime, Hansen led the Big 12 with a 1.88 era with a 9-1 record, along with 80 strikeouts in 91 innings.

The Texas Longhorns, who are the Preseason No. 1 team in the nation, lead the Big 12 with seven of the 18 student-athletes on the Preseason All-Big 12 team.

Also of note were six unanimous selections:, Jung, Tristan Stevens (SP) and Ivan Melendez (DH), Baylor outfielder Jared McKenzie, Oklahoma State starting pitcher Justin Campbell and TCU infielder Brayden Taylor.

Preseason All-Big 12 Team

Silas Ardoin, C, Texas
Peyton Graham, IF, Oklahoma
Brayden Taylor, IF, TCU*
Mitchell Daly, IF, Texas
Trey Faltine, IF, Texas
Jace Jung, IF, Texas Tech*
Jared McKenzie, OF, Baylor*
Dylan Phillips, OF, Kansas State
Austin Davis, OF, West Virginia
Ivan Melendez, DH, Texas*
Nolan McLean, Utility, Oklahoma State
Jake Thompson, Utility, Oklahoma State
Justin Campbell, SP/Utility, Oklahoma State*
Austin Krob, SP, TCU
Pete Hansen, SP, Texas
Tristan Stevens, SP, Texas*
Aaron Nixon, RP, Texas
Jacob Watters, RP, West Virginia
*- unanimous selection

 

Preseason Player of the Year

Jace Jung, IF, Texas Tech

Preseason Pitcher of the Year

Pete Hansen, LHP, Texas

Preseason Newcomer of the Year

Victor Mederos, RHP, Oklahoma State

Preseason Freshman of the Year

Roc Riggio, IF/OF, Oklahoma State

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