Reed, Bradford, Frazier Earn All-SEC Honors

STARKVILLE, Miss. - Mississippi State placed three players on the 2011 All-Southeastern Conference baseball teams announced Tuesday by the league.

Junior pitcher Caleb Reed of Cleveland, Miss., was named to the All-SEC second team while a pair of MSU rookies, outfielder C.T. Bradford of Pace, Fla., and shortstop Adam Frazier of Bishop, Ga., were selected by the league coaches for inclusion on the SEC All-Freshman unit.

The team was selected in a vote of SEC head baseball coaches, who were not permitted to vote for their own players.

In 25 relief appearances and 51.0 innings pitched, Reed has posted a 1.41 earned run average and totaled 11 saves (third-most in the SEC), with seven of those in league competition. He ranks fourth among MSU's single season leaders, two behind Scott Tanksley (1994) and Van Johnson (1997). Reed was also named to the 2011 SEC Baseball Community Service Team.

Bradford, the son of former Mississippi State third baseman Mike Bradford (1982-83), has compiled a .292 batting average, ranking second on the club with 62 hits and fifth with 29 RBI. He is the only Bulldog player to have played in all 55 games this season.

Frazier has drawn 17 starts in his 35 games played, compiling a .250 batting average with the bulk of his production coming during the second half of the season. The rookie middle infielder sports a .973 fielding percentage.

Reed becomes the first Bulldog pitcher accorded All-SEC honors since 2003 (Paul Maholm) while Bradford and Frazier become the fourth and fifth Diamond Dogs to earn SEC All-Freshman team honors and the first duo to represent State on the listing in one season.

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