University of South Carolina junior catcher Grayson Greiner has been named second-team All-America by Perfect Game.
It is the second All-America honor for Greiner as he was given a similar by Baseball America.
Greiner is a 3rd round MLB Draft pick by the Detroit Tigers. He played in 60 games with 58 starts, hit .311 (66-for-212) with 39 runs scored, 50 RBI, 13 doubles and eight homers, also a .389 on-base percentage and a .486 slugging mark.
Greiner was a semifinalist for the Johnny Bench
Award for the top catcher in college baseball and was on USA Baseball's
Midseason Watch List for the Golden Spikes Award. He earned SEC All-Defensive team honors
fielding .995 this year at catcher with just two errors. He also recently was named to the CoSIDA
Academic All-America second team.
Greiner's career .994 fielding percentage is the
best percentage by a Gamecock catcher in school history (1168 PO, 97 A, 7 E).
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