Robert Moore Honored

Nate Allen

FAYETTEVILLE – Arkansas Razorbacks second baseman Robert Moore can call himself a consecutive years 2-times Freshman All-American.

Named a Collegiate Baseball Newspaper All-American for the abbreviated by covid-19 2020 baseball season, Moore on Thursday was named third-team Freshman All-American by Baseball America.

All who played in 2020 were allowed to retain their 2020 eligibility status in 2021.

A switch-hitter, Moore helped Coach Dave Van Horn’s 50-13 Razorbacks win the SEC regular season and SEC Tournament championships and the Fayetteville Regional championship while hitting .283 with 53 RBI and a team-leading 16 home runs and was part of a superb up middle the middle defense with doubleplay partner shortstop Jalen Battles, catcher Casey Opitz and center fielder Christian Franklin.

Moore, currently playing for the touring Team USA, joins outfielder-third baseman Cayden Wallace as 2021 Freshman All-Americans.

Wallace of Greenbrier was named a first-team Freshman All-American by Perfect Game after hitting .279 with 14 home runs and 44 RBI.

Wallace currently plays summer ball in the Cape Cod League.

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