LakePoint, Ga. – USC Upstate baseball student-athletes Kyle Gensler and Kevin Hickey were honored by the ASUN Conference on Tuesday evening as they were named to the All-Freshmen and All-Academic Teams, respectively.
Gensler earned a spot on the All-Freshmen Team after he hit .330 with 26 runs, 62 hits, seven doubles, two triples and 31 RBI in 50 games. Gensler started in 49 games and tied for the team lead in hits. He had a season-high four hits in USC Upstate's 12-10 win over Wofford on May 9. He is the ninth player in program history to earn All-Freshmen Team accolades.
Hickey was named to the All-Academic Team for the second consecutive season. A unanimous selection, Hickey graduated earlier this month with a 3.98 grade-point average majoring in business. He was named to the Google Cloud CoSIDA Academic All District Team, becoming only the second player in program history to earn the honor. Hickey made 12 starts and went 2-4 with a 4.23 ERA, striking out 39 batters in 66.0 innings.
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