Punahou graduate KJ Harrison’s incredible first season at Oregon State University has been recognized by the Pac-12.
The first baseman was honored as the conference’s Freshman of the Year and named to the all Pac-12 first team Wednesday.
Harrison hit .314 with 12 doubles and three triples leading the Pac-12 in in RBIs (58) and ranks third in home runs (10).
He and his Beavers will open play in the NCAA Tournament this Friday in the Dallas Regional, facing off against Texas.
OSU also features fellow freshman, Iolani alumnus and starting second baseman Christian Donahue.
The 2007 Little League World Series Champion hit .294 with 6 doubles and 14 RBI.
A total of five teams featuring Hawaii high school graduates on their roster will be playing in the regional round:
KJ Harrison – Punahou
Christian Donahue – Iolani
Mark Karaviotis – Maui
Kolten Yamaguchi – Konawaena
Bo Coolen – Punahou
Tim Arakawa – Moanalua
Rick Nomura – Punahou