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Melton Named NCBWA Player of the Month

COLLEGE STATION, Texas – Texas A&M senior first baseman Hunter Melton was named the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) Player of the Month for April, the organization announced on Wednesday.

Melton played like a mad dog in a meat market in April, hitting .446 (33-for-74) with five doubles, six home runs and 28 RBI in 18 games. While helping propel Texas A&M to a No. 2 ranking in the recent polls, Melton boasted a .757 slugging percentage and .457 on-base percentage for the month while scoring 19 runs.

On the year, Melton is batting .368 (64-for-74) with 43 runs, 11 doubles, two triples and 10 home runs. He leads the SEC with his 10 dingers and 56 RBI on the year. He ranks fourth in the league in slugging percentage (.626), sixth in the league in batting and seventh in runs. Defensively, Melton has developed into a cat at first base with a .993 fielding percentage on the year.

This marks the first season the NCBWA has honored Players of the Month. Founded in 1962, the NCBWA is dedicated to the advancement of college baseball. Membership is open to writers, broadcasters and publicists for the sport. For more information about the NCBWA, visit the association’s official web site, www.ncbwa.com.

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