West Virginia left-hander Ben Hampton has been named a 2021 Freshman All-American, Perfect Game announced Tuesday morning.
Freshman All-American 🇺🇸
— WVU Baseball (@WVUBaseball) June 22, 2021
Hampton, from De Pere, Wisconsin, made 10 starts and 14 appearances for WVU this season with a 4.83 ERA. He went 4-3 with 47 strikeouts and 15 walks in 54 innings. He was also named to the Big 12 All-Freshman team following the season.
Hampton is WVU’s third freshman All-American in the last two years after infielder Matt McCormick and pitcher Jake Carr earned the honor in 2020.
Other Big 12 players named All-Americans include TCU infielder Brayden Taylor and reliever River Ridings, Texas relievers Tanner Witt and Aaron Nixon and Kansas State shortstop Nick Goodwin.