COLLEGE STATION – Texas A&M Softball’s Baylee Klingler was named to the Southeastern Conference’s All-Freshman Team as voted on by the league’s head coaches, it was announced Tuesday.
Klingler excelled in conference play, leading the team in home runs (5), RBI (16) and slugging (.493). She was second in batting average (.280) and third in on-base percentage (.325). The Dickinson, Texas, native, propelled the Maroon & White to victory over LSU on March 10 with a two-run homer in the sixth, giving Texas A&M a 6-5 lead.
In the regular season finale at then-No. 11 Tennessee, Klingler put the Aggies ahead with a three-run homer off the scoreboard.
For the season, the infielder holds a .296 average with five home runs and 28 RBI, and is tied for the team lead with seven doubles.
Klingler and the Aggies return to action Wednesday at 10 a.m. for a first round matchup against Mississippi State at the SEC Tournament.