LSU freshman right handed pitcher Alex Lange, from Lee's Summit, Mo., was named the "Midseason Top Freshman Pitcher" by on Friday.

The talented righthander pitched well the first few weeks, but made his strongest impression at the Houston College Classic in front of more than 12,000 fans with an absolute gem. Lange will sit anywhere from 90-94 with his fastball, which is commanded on both sides of the plate. He also possesses a quality changeup, and will throw a hard and quality 80-81 mph curveball.

Lange serves as LSU’s ace and has tallied 61 strikeouts and 20 walks, while also carrying a 1.39 ERA in 51.2 innings, with opponents hitting the youngster at a very low .208 clip. Most impressive? Lange’s success hasn’t tapered off in SEC play. He has a 1.26 ERA in four SEC starts, along with 35 strikeouts in 28.2
Lange was also named to the D1Baseball Midseason All-America Team along with LSU shortstop Alex Bregman.
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