Wichita State’s Alec Bohm named All-American


Wichita State baseball student-athlete Alec Bohm has been named a second team All-American by Baseball America.

He is the 56th Wichita State player to be named an All-American and the first since Casey Gillaspie in 2014.

Bohm, a junior third baseman from Omaha, Neb., hit .339 with 57 runs, 76 hits, 14 doubles, one triple, 16 home runs, 55 RBI, 39 walks and nine stolen bases in 2018.

His 24 multiple-hit games and 10 go-ahead RBI led the Shockers in 2018. He also set a school record with three grand slams in a season.

Bohm’s 16 home runs were the most by a Shocker since 2004 and his 16th home run was his 200th career hit. Five of his home runs gave the Shockers the lead in a game.

He is a semifinalist for the Dick Howser Trophy and the Golden Spikes Award and earned second team all-conference honors in Wichita State’s first season in the American Athletic Conference.

Bohm is currently 27th in the nation in home runs, 28th in total bases, 55th in runs scored, 57th in slugging percentage and 67th in RBI.

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