Shelton Earns Freshman All-America Honors from Collegiate Baseball Newspaper

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Jun 23, 2000
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The Lithia, Fla., native is the Tide’s 24th Freshman All-America honoree in program history


TUSCALOOSA, AL – Alabama's Colby Shelton was named a Freshman All-American by Collegiate Baseball Newspaper, the outlet announced on Wednesday.

The honor is the second of the postseason for Shelton who was also named to the Freshman All-SEC Team. Shelton is the first position player to earn Freshman All-America accolades since Owen Diodati (OF) in 2020.

Colby Shelton

  • One of the top power hitters in the SEC and nationally
  • Set the Alabama freshman single-season home run record with 22, a total that ties for the fourth-most overall in Crimson Tide single-season history
  • Leads UA while tying for fifth in the SEC and 20th nationally in homers
  • Recorded five two-homer games to lead all UA hitters
  • Hit a home run in four straight games from March 3-7, including grand slams in back-to-back contests from March 4-5
  • Also leads Alabama with a .689 slugging percentage that is ninth in the conference
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