June 22, 2012
SAN DIEGO, Calif. - Sophomore third baseman Kris Bryant of the University of San Diego baseball team has been named a first-team All-America selection by Baseball America, the publication announced Friday morning.
Bryant, a 6-5 sophomore from Las Vegas, Nev., finished the season with a .366 batting average after recording 78 hits, 17 doubles, three triples and 14 home runs. Bryant also recorded 57 RBI and was slugging at a .671 clip. Bryant was a first-team All-WCC selection for the second consecutive season and helped lead USD to the third best record in program history at 40-17.
Bryant, who was also tabbed a third-team All-American by Louisville Slugger, is currently on the road playing with Team USA this summer. Bryant is the fourth Torero to sport the red white and blue, joining former Toreros Josh Romanski, AJ Griffin and current major leaguer Brian Matusz.