Kentucky and Morehead State each had two players named Freshman All-Americans by Collegiate Baseball Newspaper on Monday.
Hjelle (pronounced “jelly”), a right-hander from White Bear Lake, Minn., went 4-1 with eight saves and a 3.74 earned-run average. All four of his wins came against Southeastern Conference opponents — Florida, Alabama, Arkansas and South Carolina.
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Lewis, a right-hander from Suwanee, Ga., went 2-0 with four saves.
Leonard, from Glen Allen, Va., was a second-team All-Ohio Valley Conference selection. He batted .347 with 32 RBI and 12 doubles.
Snyder, from Fort Wayne, Ind., was an All-Freshman OVC choice who hit .326 with eight homers, 11 doubles and 46 RBI.