MSU's Hunter Renfroe Tabbed Summer League All-American
Renfroe was a first-team selection as an outfielder on Perfect Game USA's 2012 Summer Collegiate All-America team announced Wednesday by the baseball scouting service.
In his second season playing with the Bethesda (Md.,) Big Train, the Crystal Springs, Miss., product hit .364 in 41 games, setting Cal Ripken League records for both home runs (19) and RBI (57). During late-season ceremonies, the former Copiah Academy standout became the first CRCBL position player to have his number retired. In 2011 he belted a club record and league-leading eight home runs with Bethesda.
Renfroe hit .252 with 16 doubles, four home runs and 25 RBI, and started 60 games during the 2012 campaign. He helped Mississippi State notch a 40-24 mark and a postseason run that included a championship in the 2012 SEC Baseball Tournament in Hoover, Ala., and the program's 32nd advancement to NCAA postseason play.
Mississippi State begins formal 2012 fall baseball team practice Sept. 28 at Dudy Noble Field.