Qsar Named to Collegiate Baseball All-America First Team

Jordan Qsar (Photo by Kyle Terada)
Jordan Qsar (Photo by Kyle Terada)
May 31, 2018

MALIBU, Calif. – West Coast Conference Player of the Year Jordan Qsar of the Pepperdine baseball team was named to Collegiate Baseball Newspaper’s All-America first team, the newspaper announced Thursday Morning. It is the first such award of Qsar’s career.

The magazine recognized 17 athletes on the first team. The article states, “The 17-man first team, chosen by performances up to regional playoffs and picked by the staff of Collegiate Baseball newspaper, features 12 conference players or pitchers of the year.” Qsar received the honor as a utility player, thanks to his year both at the plate and on the mound.

Qsar had a career year in which he hit .271 overall, and .330 in West Coast Conference play. He had 13 home runs, 12 doubles and 63 RBI on the year while playing a mix of center and right field. On the mound, Qsar was the de facto closer for the Waves, racking up an ERA of 3.44 to go along with seven saves and nine strikeouts in 18.1 innings.

Qsar is the 37th All-American in program history and the first since A.J. Puckett in 2016. He also joins a prestigious list of 313 athletes to receive All-American honors in Pepperdine history.



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