Stony Brook, N.Y. -
Stony Brook University junior centerfielder Travis Jankowski
added another honor to his growing list of accolades on Monday as the
American Baseball Coaches Association along with Rawlings named him
their National Co-Player of the Year.
Already named a first team All-American by Baseball America, the
ABCA and the NCBWA, Jankowski shared the honor with James Ramsey of
Jankowski put together one of the best seasons in Stony Brook baseball history in 2012 as he led the Seawolves on a memorable run to the College World Series and an NCAA best and school record 52 wins.
The junior centerfielder led the nation in hits (110), triples
(11) and runs scored (79) and also ranked eighth in the country in
batting average (.414) and sixth in stolen bases (34).
Jankowski became the first player in program history to be take
in the first round of the MLB Draft, when he was drafted 44th overall by
the San Diego Padres earlier this month.