NCBWA Freshman All-American

Enrique Bradfield Jr. earns national honors

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Vanderbilt student-athlete Enrique Bradfield Jr. received Freshman All-America honors from the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association, recently announced by the publication.

Bradfield received first team honors marking his second Freshman All-America nod this postseason. With the distinction he becomes the seventh Commodore in the last three years to receive Freshman All-America recognition.

Bradfield enters the weekend as the nation’s leader in stolen bases with 46. The freshman outfielder ranks sixth in the conference in batting average hitting at a .356 mark.

The Hialeah, Florida, native was named the SEC Freshman of the Year this season becoming the third Commodore in program history to win the award and first since 2011. Bradfield also received All-SEC First Team honors and was named to the conference’s All-Freshman Team.

Vanderbilt is set to make its fifth appearance in the College World Series. The Commodores will open play Saturday against No. 5 Arizona. The matchup is set for 6 p.m. on ESPN.