BATON ROUGE, LA (WVUE) - LSU sophomore pitcher Alex Lange finished 2015 on a dominant note in the postseason and begins the 2016 preseason as a first-team preseason All-American. D1 Baseball also listed junior outfielder Jake Fraley on their third-team.
Lange went 12-0 as a freshman, with a 1.97 ERA and 131 strikeouts. Fraley is the only returning regular starter from 2015, hitting .307 and bringing home 35 runs. He also finished on a high note, leading the Tigers in the NCAA Tournament with a .387 average.
The Tigers' season starts on Feb. 19 when Cincinnati comes to town for an opening weekend series.