CLEMSON, S.C. – Outfielder Seth Beer (Suwanee, Ga.) was named national co-freshman-of-the-year by Collegiate Baseball on Wednesday. He became the first Tiger freshman to win a national award. He joined Tennessee Tech’s Kevin Strohschein as recipients of the honor.
Beer batted .369 with 57 runs, 13 doubles, 18 homers, 70 RBIs, a .700 slugging percentage, 62 walks, 15 hit-by-pitches, a .535 on-base percentage and one steal in 62 games. He ended the season on a 60-game on-base streak and had a 26-game hitting streak earlier in the season.
Beer, the 2016 ACC Player-of-the-Year, was also named a freshman All-American by Collegiate Baseball. He will play for the USA Collegiate National Team this summer.