Kort Named To Louisville Slugger Freshman All-America Baseball Team
Tucson, Ariz. - University of Nevada freshman first baseman Shaun Kort has been named to the Louisville Slugger Freshmen All-America Baseball Team. Kort, a product of Woodland Hills, Calif., was named Western Athletic Conference Freshman of the Year and won the conference batting title with a .392 average in his first season. He becomes the fifth Nevada player to earn Freshmen All-America honors in the last seven years joining Darrell Rasner(2000), Mateo Miramontes(2001), Chris Dickerson(2001), and Brett Hayes(2003).
In addition to leading the Wolf Pack in hitting he topped the team offensively in slugging percentage(.586), on base percentage(.461), runs scored(44), hits(87), runs batted in(50), doubles(17), triples(4), total bases(130), at bats(222), total plate appearances(257), and walks(28).
Kort’s 87 hits and .461 on base percentage was third in the WAC while he also ranked sixth in slugging percentage(.586), tied for ninth with 50 RBI, tied for seventh with 17 doubles, tied for sixth with four triples, and was seventh with 130 total bases.
Kort’s 2007 Season Statistics