SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Sacramento State junior first baseman Rhys Hoskins has been named the No. 68 college prospect on Baseball America's College Top 100 list. Hoskins is one of just two WAC baseball players to appear on the list, along with Bakersfield pitcher Austin Davis, and is the highest ranked WAC player among 100 of the best college ballplayers in the nation.
Baseball America named Hoskins a first team Freshman All-American after his rookie season in 2012 in which he hit .353 with 10 home runs, 44 runs, and 53 RBIs. He was also named WAC Freshman of the Year after he ranked second in the conference in batting average, was second in slugging (.567), third in RBIs, third in home runs, sixth in runs, sixth in doubles (16) and first in total bases (122).
Last season Hoskins, a Sacramento native that starred at Jesuit high school, hit .283 with 22 RBIs and 37 runs scored while adding three home runs and tying for the team lead with 15 doubles. Over the summer Hoskins played in the prestigious Cape Cod League and was named an All-Star after leading the Falmouth Commodores with 30 RBIs, 30 runs, and 44 hits while hitting .321 and adding five home runs.