Kody Funderburk, Jake Suddreth Earn All-American Honors

Kody Funderburk, Jake Suddreth Earn All-American Honors

The 2017 NJCAA All-American baseball teams have been announced and Mesa's Kody Funderburk and Jake Suddreth have earned spots among the nations best.

Sophomore Kody Funderburk earned a spot on the first team.  The big first baseman tortured ACCAC pitching all season, tallying a .400 batting average with a .651 slugging percentage and a .504 on-base percentage.  He hammered eight homeruns on the season while knocking in 55 RBI's and drawing 40 walks.  Funderburk had 15 doubles and five triples while scoring 44 runs.  Funderburk has signed on to play at Dallas Baptist next season.

Mesa's closer Jake Suddreth earned a spot on the second team.  The big right hander finished the season as the nationals leader in saves with 16, which also set a T-Bird record for saves.  Suddreth posted a 3-2 overall record with 61 strikeouts while only allowing 11 walks.  He had a 1.63 ERA in 49.2 innings pitched.  Suddreth has signed on the to play at Brigham Young University next season.

This is the 20th and 21st player in Mesa baseball's illustrious history to earn All-American honors.

Click below to see the complete list of NJCAA All-Americans.

NJCAA All-Americans

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