Gonzales earns unanimous preseason All-America distinction


LAS CRUCES, N.M. – Nick Gonzales’ legacy
continues to grow.

Gonzales
is officially a unanimous preseason All-American after completing a sweep of
the five major outlets – Baseball America, Collegiate Baseball Newspaper,
D1Baseball, National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association and Perfect Game.

The
Aggie second baseman received first-team honors from four of the five
publications, including Collegiate Baseball, Perfect Game, D1Baseball and
Baseball America, before he was most recently named to the NCBWA Preseason
All-America Second Team.

He
is the first NM State baseball student-athlete in program history to achieve
unanimous preseason All-America status.

A
unanimous All-American in 2019, Gonzales put together one of the best offensive
seasons in school history, slashing .432/.532/.773 with 16 home runs, 80
RBI, 19 doubles and four triples as a sophomore. He recorded the sixth-most
hits (95) in team history for a single season in addition to finishing with the
fifth-highest batting average and fifth-most runs scored (80) in school
history for a season.

The
Vail, Ariz., native led the nation in batting average while also ranking in the
top…

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