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BATON ROUGE, La. – LSU first baseman/designated hitter Jared Jones has received Second-Team Freshman All-America recognition from the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association.

Jones, a product of Marietta, Ga., is hitting .304 this season with 12 doubles, 14 homers, 45 RBI and 37 runs scored. He is fourth on the LSU club in homers and fifth in RBI.

Jones, who was named last month to the 2023 Freshman All-SEC team by the league’s head coaches, homered twice and drove in five runs in LSU’s series sweep over Alabama (April 28-30).

He batted .500 (7-for-14) in a four-game week vs. Tulane (April 11) and Kentucky (April 13-15) with three doubles, two homers, five RBI and six runs. In LSU’s SEC series win over Kentucky, Jones hit .400 (4-for-10) with two homers, five RBI and five runs.

Jones batted .600 (6-for-10) the week of March 28-April 1 with one double, one homer, one RBI and five runs scored. He was 3-for-5 with a double and two runs on April 1 vs. Tennessee

He hit .462 (6-for-13) in the Texas A&M series (March 17-19) with one homer, eight RBI and one run. Jones led the Tigers to the series-clinching victory on March 18 by going 4-for-5 at the plate with a three-run homer and a pair of two-run singles for a total of seven RBI.

Jones was named SEC Co-Freshman of the Week on March 13 after he batted .600 (6-for-10) from March 6-12 with four homers, 11 RBI and five runs. He homered four times in four consecutive plate appearances over the course of the Tigers’ games versus Samford.

(Release via LSU Athletics)

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As good as he is, we need the defense morgan provides at first. I wouldnt be mad at platooing him against lefties as DH in the cws though
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theBru12 months
Congratulations to you young man! Beginning of the season I thought Kling would do better against SEC pitching, the opposite happened, & JJ was the dude, just seemed the season was a little too long for him. Looking fwd to next year!
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RyneFrisco12 months
Saw his picture on the homepage and before reading the title was worried that he was announcing he was transferring. Not saying that was a rational thought.
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mla010012 months
He’s just going to keep getting better, more patient, and learn to be more selective, with each at-bat! Will, def, be a force here at LSU before he leaves!
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Poboytom12 months
Makes you appreciate the talent level LSU has when you read these stats and he can't get a swing lately or see the field. Good attitude cause he's not complaining. He will be a force in the future.
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LSUMANINVA12 months
Gonna be super important next year
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brewhan davey12 months
Bear
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Solo Cam12 months
Well deserved. Kid is going to be a monster
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CDawson12 months
Not gonna be, kid is a monster!!
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