Penn's Josh Hood named Freshman of the Year by the Philadelphia Baseball Review

Josh Hood named Philly Freshman of the Year
The Philadelphia Baseball Review announced on Tuesday that Penn shortstop Josh Hood is the publication's NCAA Division I Freshman of the Year.

The unanimous Ivy League Rookie of the Year put up some outstanding numbers, finishing the year with 42 RBIs to go along with a .331 batting average. He led the Quakers with eight homers and finished with 17 multi-hit games.

The Richland, N.J. native earned USA Baseball’s Golden Spikes Performance of the Week award after going 4-for-5 with two doubles, two home runs, five RBI, and three runs scored in Penn’s 16-12 win over Harvard on March 23.

Hood came to Penn as a First-Team All-South Jersey honoree out of St. Augustine Prep.

The Philadelphia Baseball Review will unveil its entire All-Philadelphia Area D-I Team on Thursday.
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