Honors Abound For 2015 Squad


July 7, 2015


FORT WORTH -  Led by head coach Jim Schlossnagle being named the ABCA Midwest Region Coach of the Year, a total of 17 TCU Horned Frogs were honored in some capacity during the 2015 season. The squad produced a school-record four All-Americans in another historical year on the diamond.

The 2015 team finished the campaign with a 51-15 record, marking the program's second-ever 50-win season. Along the way, the team captured TCU's first-ever outright team championship, winning the Big 12 regular season title with an 18-5 record. The Frogs were a national seed for the second straight season and rode record-breaking season to a second-straight appearance in the College World Series. Preston Morrison and Riley Ferrell were consensus All-Americans, while Alex Young and Cody Jones were also honored as All-Americans by various outlets. TCU was the consensus No. 4 team in all the final polls this season.

Below is a comprehensive list of the 2015 accolades:
Jim Schlossnagle
• 2015 ABCA Midwest Region Coach of the Year
• 2015 Big 12 Coach of the Year

Tyler Alexander • SO • P
• Drafted in the 2nd round of the 2015 MLB Draft by the Detroit Tigers
• 2015 Honorable Mention All-Big 12
• 2015 NCAA Fort Worth All-Regional Team

Nolan Brown • JR • OF
• 2015 Honorable Mention All-Big 12 Conference
• 2015 NCAA Fort Worth All-Regional team

Ryan Burnett • FR • P
• 2015 1st-team Academic All-Big 12

Garrett Crain • SR • IF
• 2015 NCAA Fort Worth All-Regional team

Jeremie Fagnan • SR • IF
• 2015 Honorable Mention All-Big 12 Conference

Riley Ferrell • JR • P
• Drafted in the 3rd round of the 2015 MLB Draft by the Houston Astros
• 2015 1st-team NCBWA All-American
• 2015 2nd-team Louisville Slugger and Perfect Game All-American
• 2015 ABCA 3rd-team All-American
• 2015 1st-team All-Big 12 Conference
• Dick Howser Trophy Watch List
• NCBWA Stopper of the Year Watch List
• Golden Spikes Award Watch List
• National Pitcher of the Year Watch List

Cody Jones • SR • OF
• Drafted in the 6th round of the 2015 MLB Draft by the Kansas City Royals
• 2015 ABCA and D1Baseball.com 2nd-team All-American
• 2015 NCBWA, Perfect Game and Baseball America 3rd-team All-American
• 2015 Big 12 Player of the Year
• 2015 1st-team All-Big 12
• Big 12 Player of the Week (March 16, 2015)
• 2015 NCAA Fort Worth All-Regional team

Keaton Jones • SR • INF
• Drafted in the 15th round of the 2015 MLB Draft by the Detroit Tigers
• 2015 2nd-team All-Big 12
• Member of the Brooks Wallace Award Watch List

Preston Morrison • SR • P
• Drafted in the 8th round of the 2015 MLB Draft by the Chicago Cubs
• 2015 Louisville Slugger, Perfect Game and NCBWA 2nd-team All-American
• 2015 ABCA 3rd-team All-American
• 2015 1st-team All-Big 12 Conference
• 2015 1st-team Academic All-Big 12
• 2015 NCAA Fort Worth All-Regional Team
• Big 12 Pitcher of the Week (Feb. 23, 2015; April 13, 2015)
• National Pitcher of the Week (Feb. 23, 2015)
• Dick Howser Trophy Watch List
• Golden Spikes Award Watch List
• National Pitcher of the Year Watch List

Derek Odell • SR • INF
• 2015 Honorable Mention All-Big 12 Conference
• 2015 NCAA Fort Worth All-Regional team

Evan Skoug • FR • C
• 2015 1st-team D1Baseball.com Freshman All-American
• 2015 Louisville Slugger Freshmen All-American
• 2015 NCAA Fort Worth All-Regional team
• 2015 Honorable Mention All-Big 12 Conference
• 2015 Big 12 All-Freshmen Team

Dane Steinhagen • JR • OF
• 2015 Honorable Mention All-Big 12 Conference

Trey Teakell • JR • P
• Drafted in the 9th round of the 2015 MLB Draft by the Detroit Tigers
• 2015 Honorable Mention All-Big 12 Conference

Mitchell Traver • SO • P
• Drafted in the 28th round of the 2015 MLB Draft by the St. Louis Cardinals
• 2015 Honorable Mention All-Big 12 Conference
• Golden Spikes Award Watch List
• Pitcher of the Year Watch List

Brian Trieglaff • SO • P
• 2015 2nd-team Academic All-Big 12

Connor Wanhanen • FR • DH
• 2015 All-College World Series Team
• 2015 Big 12 Freshman of the Year
• 2015 1st-team All-Big 12 Conference
• 2015 Big 12 All-Freshmen Team
• 2015 Baseball America, Perfect Game and Louisville Slugger Freshmen All-American
• Big 12 Newcomer of the Week (April 20, 2015)

Alex Young • JR • P
• Drafted in the 2nd-round of the 2015 MLB Draft by the Arizona D’Backs
• 2015 Louisville Slugger 2nd-team All-American
• 2015 NCBWA 3rd-team All-American
• 2015 1st-team All-Big 12
• 2015 2nd-team Academic All-Big 12
• Big 12 Pitcher of the Week (March 9, 2015; May 4, 2015)
• Golden Spikes Award Watch List
• Pitcher of the Year Watch List


 

 

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