Martin, Bleday Honored

Tandem recognized as Baseball America All-Americans

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Vanderbilt junior JJ Bleday and sophomore Austin Martin have been named Baseball America’s first-team All-Americans, the publication announced Monday.

Vanderbilt is the only team to have two first-team honorees and one of 12 schools to have multiple honorees across the three teams. Under head coach Tim Corbin, 42 players have been named All-America including 13 first-team honorees.

Martin ranks second nationally in runs (83), third in hits (100), sixth in batting average (.410), 15th in on-base percentage (.503) and 20th in total bases (151). The Jacksonville, Florida, native leads the Commodores with 33 multi-hit games and boasts a 33-game on-base streak.

Bleday leads the nation in home runs (26) and is second in total bases (182), sixth in runs (77), 13th in slugging percentage (.717) 15th in hits (89) and 18th in walks (54). The Panama City Beach, Florida, native was selected fourth overall in the MLB Draft by the Miami Marlins and is among four finalists for the Golden Spikes Award.

Tim Corbin 2018

First Team
C Adley Rutschman, Oregon State
1B Andrew Vaughn, California
2B Cameron Cannon, Arizona
3B Kody Hoese, Tulane
SS Will Wilson, North Carolina State
OF Hunter Bishop, Arizona State
OF JJ Bleday, Vanderbilt
OF Matt Wallner, Southern Mississippi
DH Austin Martin, Vanderbilt
SP Ryan Garcia, UCLA
SP Alek Manoah, West Virginia
SP Ethan Small, Mississippi State
SP Noah Song, Navy
RP Kyle Hill, Baylor
RP Jacob Wallace, Connecticut
UTL Aaron Schunk, Georgia

Austin Martin

Second Team
C Eric Yang, UC Santa Barbara
1B Spencer Torkelson, Arizona State
2B Nick Gonzalez, New Mexico State
3B Drew Mendoza, Florida State
SS Josh Jung, Texas Tech
OF Peyton Burdick, Wright State
OF Jake Mangum, Mississippi State
OF Jake Sanford, Western Kentucky
DH Kyle McCann, Georgia Tech
SP Jake Agnos, East Carolina
SP Isaiah Campbell, Arkansas
SP Emerson Hancock, Georgia
SP TJ Sikkema, Missouri
RP Matt Cronin, Arkansas
RP Holden Powell, UCLA
UTL J.C. Flowers, Florida State

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Third Team
C Korey Lee, California
1B Aaron Sabato, North Carolina
2B Justin Foscue, Mississippi State
3B Davis Wendzel, Baylor
SS Bryson Stott, Nevada-Las Vegas
OF Zach Ashford, Fresno State
OF Jordan Brewer, Michigan
OF Kevin Strohschein, Tennessee Tech
DH Cameron Warren, Texas Tech
SP John Doxakis, Texas A&M
SP George Kirby, Elon
SP Nick Lodolo, Texas Christian
SP Zack Thompson, Kentucky
RP Brandon Eisert, UCLA
RP Andrew Magno, Ohio State
UTL Tristin English, Georgia Tech