PG All-Americans on campus

Photo: Zack Hess (Perfect Game)

Patrick Ebert
Published: Friday, November 23, 2018

The 2018 college baseball season had an impressive number of Perfect Game All-Americans making an impact on the game. Kody Clemens was on fire, particularly down the stretch, on his way to guiding the Texas Longhorns to Omaha. Jonathan India had a huge uptick in power as he too led his team, the Florida Gators, to the College World Series and was also the fifth overall pick in the 2018 MLB Draft. Joe DeMers fired a perfect game during the regular season and fronted the staff of another CWS team, the Washington Huskies.

Dominic Fletcher played a big role in Arkansas finishing the season as the national runner-up and Cadyn Grenier had a big season serving as the everyday shortstop for the national champion Oregon State Beavers. You can read more about all of the PG All-Americans and their impact on the 2018 College World Series here:

All-Americans excel in Omaha

Clemens and India were both named First Team College All-Americans for their impressive seasons. Three more players (Steven Williams, Logan Allen and Tanner Burns) were named First Team Freshmen All-Americans while Blake Sabol was named a Summer Collegiate All-American after his impressive summer showing on the Cape.

Seventy-nine players are listed below, a number rounded up to 80 once Carter Stewart decides where he will play next spring. Kyle Molnar, not listed below, could have made it 81 had he remained at UCLA but instead has chosen to work out independently in preparation of the 2019 MLB Draft.

Twenty-four of the PG All-Americans at the college level are true freshmen, leading another talent infusion for fans of the game to follow over the next 3-4 years. Vanderbilt leads the way with six total PG All-Americans while Kentucky, TCU and USC each has four.

Players filtered by school. Year indicates the year each player participated in the Classic. Not shown below is 2017 PG All-American righthanded pitcher Carter Stewart, an unsigned first-round draft pick from last summer. Stewart has yet to determine where he will be playing during the spring of 2019.

Player Pos. Year Class School
Cole McKay RHP 2014 SO Abilene Christian*
Nick Quintana SS 2015 JR Arizona
Austin Wells C 2017 FR Arizona
Blake Burzell RHP 2017 FR Arizona State
Dominic Fletcher OF 2015 JR Arkansas
Cole Turney OF 2016 SO Arkansas
Tanner Burns RHP 2016 SO Auburn
Steven Williams C 2016 SO Auburn
Kyle Dean OF 2014 JR Cal State Monterey Bay
Brandon McIlwain OF 2015 R-SO California (football)
Jordan Anderson OF 2016 SO Chipola (JUCO)
Herbert Iser C 2015 JR Dallas Baptist*
Max Guzman C 2015 JR Faulkner University (D-II)*
Brady McConnell SS 2016 SO Florida
Hunter Ruth RHP 2016 SO Florida
Logan Allen LHP 2016 SO Florida International
Drew Mendoza 3B/1B 2015 JR Florida State
Elijah Cabell OF 2017 FR Florida State
Nander De Sedas SS 2017 FR Florida State
Tony Locey RHP 2015 JR Georgia
Cole Wilcox RHP 2017 FR Georgia
Tristin English RHP 2014 R-JR Georgia Tech
Luke Bartnicki LHP 2017 FR Georgia Tech
Wyatt Cross C 2014 SR Indiana
Ryan Zeferjahn RHP 2015 JR Kansas
T.J. Collett C 2015 JR Kentucky
Ben Jordan RHP 2016 R-FR Kentucky
Ryan Johnson OF 2014 SR Kentucky
Jaren Shelby OF 2015 JR Kentucky*
Levi Usher OF 2017 FR Kirkwood (JUCO)
Zack Hess RHP 2015 JR Louisiana State
Nick Storz RHP/DH 2016 SO Louisiana State
Christopher Willis C/OF 2017 FR Louisiana State
Tyler Fitzgerald SS 2015 JR Louisville
Jack Perkins RHP 2017 FR Louisville
Kel Johnson OF 2013 GR Mercer*
JP Gates LHP 2017 FR Miami
Alex Toral 1B 2016 SO Miami
Slade Cecconi RHP 2017 FR Miami
Karl Kauffmann RHP 2015 JR Michigan
Tim Elko 3B/1B 2016 SO Mississippi
JT Ginn RHP/IF 2017 FR Mississippi State
Seth Halvorsen RHP/SS 2017 FR Missouri
Ian Bedell RHP 2017 SO Missouri
Tyler Baum RHP 2015 JR North Carolina
Austin Bergner RHP 2015 JR North Carolina
Joe Boyle RHP 2016 SO Notre Dame
Mitchell Stone LHP 2016 SO Oklahoma State
Bryce Carter C 2013 SR Oklahoma State*
Vinny Tosti C/OF 2017 FR Oregon
Luke Berryhill C 2015 R-SO South Carolina
Kyle Jacobsen OF 2016 SO South Carolina
Chris Chatfield OF 2014 SR South Florida
Kyle Hurt RHP 2016 SO Southern California
Ben Ramirez 2B/3B 2016 SO Southern California
Blake Sabol C/OF 2015 JR Southern California
Preston Hartsell OF 2017 FR Southern California
Jeff Belge LHP 2015 JR St. John's
Brandon Dieter SS/RHP 2017 FR Stanford
Keven Pimentel RHP 2013 SR Tampa (D-II)
David Hamilton SS 2015 JR Texas
Jonathan Childress LHP 2017 FR Texas A&M
Hunter Watson 3B/1B 2017 FR Texas A&M
Dion Henderson LHP 2015 R-SO Texas Christian
Charles King RHP 2015 JR Texas Christian
Nick Lodolo LHP 2015 JR Texas Christian
Caleb Sloan RHP 2016 SO Texas Christian
Justin Hooper LHP 2014 R-JR UCLA
Garrett Mitchell OF 2016 SO UCLA
Kep Brown OF 2014 R-JR UNC Wilmington
Philip Clarke C 2016 SO Vanderbilt
Drake Fellows RHP 2015 JR Vanderbilt
Austin Becker RHP 2017 FR Vanderbilt
Kumar Rocker RHP 2017 FR Vanderbilt
John Malcom 1B/OF 2017 FR Vanderbilt
Jayson Gonzalez 3B 2016 SO Vanderiblt
Brandon Neeck LHP 2017 FR Virginia
Mike Vasil RHP 2017 FR Virginia
Ben Baird SS 2015 JR Washington

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