BYU baseball: Marshall named Freshman All-American

By Ralph R. Zobell

For the Deseret News

Published: Thursday, June 7 2012 12:05 p.m. MDT

Relief pitcher Mason Marshall of BYU has been named to the 2012 Louisville Slugger Freshmen All-American team, selected by Collegiate Baseball newspaper.

Marshall, 5-foot-8, from South Jordan was 2-1 with a 2.29 earned run average and nine saves in 39.1 innings, striking out 32. His nine saves tied for second-best in a BYU season with Ryan Hancock (1992) and behind Jordan Muir’s 11 (2009).

Marshall was earlier named to the All-West Coast Conference Freshman Team and joins four others from WCC schools named to the Louisville Slugger Team.

Marshall has also received a call to serve in the Philippines Cauayan Mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Ralph R. Zobell has worked for BYU Athletic Media Relations in various capacities for over 30 years. You can view his bio at or contact him at

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