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Memphis Tiger Third Baseman Wilson Named All-American

(WMC-TV) - University of Memphis third baseman Jacob Wilson received another top honor Wednesday for his impressive season.

The senior was named a Louisville Slugger/Collegiate Baseball Third Team All American.

Wilson, the Conference USA Player of the Year, led the league with 17 home runs, 142 total bases a .615 Slugging Percentage.

The former Bartlett High standout also hit .320 with a team high 64 RBI, helping lead the Tigers to the conference championship game for the first time since 1995.

The Arlington, Tenn., native had 17 doubles on the year and recorded multiple hits in 24 games and multiple RBI in 17 games.

Wilson finished his career at the U of M second in program history in RBI and Runs scored, appearing in a school record 225 games. As the eighth All-American selection in program history, Wilson joins Chad Zurcher (2011), Dan Uggla (2001), Mark Little (1994), Tim Dulin (1983/1984), Tim Corder (1982/1983), Dave Anderson (1981), and Ron McNeely (1975/1976) in University of Memphis lore.

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