Southern Miss freshman center fielder Matt Wallner watches his home run against Rice in the C-USA title game on May 28 at MGM Park in Biloxi. Wallner was named the National Freshman Hitter of the Year by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association on Tuesday.
Southern Miss freshman center fielder Matt Wallner watches his home run against Rice in the C-USA title game on May 28 at MGM Park in Biloxi. Wallner was named the National Freshman Hitter of the Year by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association on Tuesday. John Fitzhugh jcfitzhugh@sunherald.com File
Southern Miss freshman center fielder Matt Wallner watches his home run against Rice in the C-USA title game on May 28 at MGM Park in Biloxi. Wallner was named the National Freshman Hitter of the Year by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association on Tuesday. John Fitzhugh jcfitzhugh@sunherald.com File

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