BATON ROUGE, La. – LSU centerfielder Dylan Crews, right-handed pitcher Paul Skenes and third baseman Tommy White were named 2023 First-Team All-Americans Wednesday by the National College Baseball Writers Association.

Crews, a junior from Longwood, Fla., is the SEC leader in batting average (.434), on-base percentage (.576), runs (89), hits (98), and walks (65). He has increased his reached base streak to 67 straight games, which includes all 63 games this season and the final four games of last season.

Crews, the 2023 SEC Player of the Year, is No. 2 in the nation in on-base percentage (.576); No. 2 in runs scored (89); No. 3 in batting average (.434) and No. 3 in walks (65).

Crews is a two-time member of the SEC Community Service Team for his exemplary work in the Baton Rouge area with families affected by autism.

Skenes, a junior from Lake Forest, Calif., junior from Lake Forest, Calif., leads the SEC in wins (12), strikeouts (188), earned run average (1.77), innings pitched (107.0) and opponent batting average (.170) He is ranked No. 2 on LSU’s all-time single-season strikeouts list, trailing only Ben McDonald, who recorded 202 strikeouts in 1989.

Skenes, Collegiate Baseball’s 2023 National Player of the Year and the 2023 SEC Pitcher of the Year, is No. 1 in the nation in strikeouts (188), strikeouts per nine innings (15.81) and WHIP (0.78), and he is No. 2 in the nation in ERA (1.77). He is No.3 in the nation in strikeout-to-walk ratio (10.44), and No. 6 in hits allowed per nine innings (5.47).

He has pledged $10 for every strikeout he records this season to Folds of Honor, a nonprofit organization that provides educational scholarships to the spouses and children of military and first responders who have died or been disabled.

White, a sophomore from St. Pete Beach, Fla., has 97 RBI this season, the fifth-highest single-season total in LSU history. He is No. 2 in the nation in RBI, and he is No. 3 in the nation in RBI per game (1.67).

White, a 2023 First-Team All-SEC selection, is No. 1 in the SEC in RBI (97), No. 3 in hits (89), No. 3 in total bases (177), No. 4 in doubles (22), No. 4 in batting average (.377), No. 4 in slugging percentage (.750) and No. 6 in homers (22).

White has pledged to donate a portion of his NIL earnings to Empower 225, an organization in Baton Rouge aimed to empower youth to escape the cycle of violence and poverty by providing them with resources such as educational support, life skills training, career preparedness, housing and mentorship.

(Release via LSU Athletics)
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Solo Cam12 months
All three are obviously well deserved. Let's hope they all show up and show out in NE
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