2019 Top 100 Impact FreshmenAnalysis
Freshmen often make a huge impact on championship teams.
Look at last season as a prime example. Oregon State righthander Kevin Abel improved as the season progressed and was the College World Series Most Valuable Player following his Herculean performance against hard-hitting Arkansas in the CWS Finals.
He wasn’t alone. Arkansas third baseman Casey Martin was incredible last season, and you could argue the Hogs might not have been where they were at the end of the year without his special contributions.
Abel and Martin, along with Arizona State slugger Spencer Torkelson, are just three of many examples of mature[…]