Ricco named Baseball America Preseason All-American

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Senior second baseman Brandon Ricco has been named a Preseason All-American by Baseball America, the magazine announced this week.

Ricco led the team and was second in the conference with a .473 batting average last season. He also posted a conference-high 79 hits, as well as a .707 slugging percentage, .511 on-base percentage, and 56 RBIs.

The Panthers open the season Feb. 4 in San Antonio, and open their home slate on Feb. 12 against Maryville College.