Southern Illinois University Edwardsville junior first baseman/designated hitter Keaton Wright and freshman infielder/outfielder Logan Andersen were honored Tuesday night by the Ohio Valley Conference.
Wright, a Triad High School graduate and a native of Troy, was selected as the designated hitter on the All-OVC second team while Andersen, of O’Fallon, Mo., was chosen as a member of the OVC All-Freshman team.
Wright finished the regular season as the sixth-leading hitter in the OVC with a .362 batting average.
He led SIUE in nearly all offensive categories including hits (67), doubles (16), home runs (5) and RBIs (37).
Wright made 36 starts at first base and 10 as the Cougars’ designated hitter. In 272 chances at first base, he did not commit an error.
Andersen was second on the team in hitting, finishing the year with a .289 batting average.
He also tied for second on the team with four home runs and 20 RBIs. He led the team with 32 runs scored and was second on the team with 23 walks.
Andersen appeared in 48 games and made 44 starts.
He finished the year starting 28 times in right field. He also made eight starts in left field and five starts at second base.