2013 National Freshman of the Year (Collegiate Baseball, Baseball America, NCBWA)
2013 National Shortstop of the Year (Brooks Wallace Award)
2013 First-Team All-American (Baseball America, ABCA, Perfect Game)
2013 SEC Freshman of the Year
2013 First-Team All-SEC
2013 ABCA First-Team All-South Region
2013 NCAA Baton Rouge Regional Most Outstanding Player
SEC Player of the Week (March 25, 2013)
2013 Louisiana Freshman of the Year
MLB Draft: 29th round in 2012 (Boston)
2013 National Freshman of the Year and winner of the 2013 Brooks Wallace Award as the nation's best shortstop … also received first-team All-America recognition and was named SEC Freshman of the Year … very versatile defensively and can play anywhere on the field … played for the U.S. Collegiate National Team last summer during its 33-game international tour, which included a trip to Japan … batted .361 in 18 games for the United States, helping the squad post a 20-3 record … Bregman collected seven doubles, one triple, 12 RBI and seven stolen bases … 29th round selection of the Boston Red Sox in the 2012 MLB Draft.
Recipient of the 2013 Brooks Wallace Award as the nation's best shortstop; also received first-team all-America recognition … named 2013 National Freshman Player of the Year by Collegiate Baseball newspaper, by Baseball America magazine and by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association; voted 2013 SEC Freshman of the Year and first-team all-SEC by the league coaches … batted .369 (104-for-282) with 18 doubles, seven triples, six homers, 52 RBI, 59 runs and 16 steals in 17 attempts … finished the 2013 season No. 2 in the nation in base hits with 104 … named the Most Outstanding Player of the NCAA Baton Rouge Regional, batting .545 (6-for-11) with one double, one HR, three RBI and five runs … No. 2 in the SEC in base hits (104); No. 1 in triples (7); No. 3 in total bases (154); No. 5 in batting average (.369); No. 4 in runs scored (59); No. 3 in doubles (18); No. 4 in slugging percentage (.546) and No. 5 in RBI (52) … hit .373 (47-for-126) in SEC regular-season games with seven doubles, three triples, four homers and 26 RBI … batted .500 (6-for-12) in LSU's three-game sweep of Florida (May 2-4) with two doubles, three RBI and four runs scored … 3-for-7 in April 20 win at Alabama with one homer, one triple, one double, three RBI and one run scored … posted 23-game hit streak from March 6-April 12, batting .495 (48-for-97) during the streak with eight doubles, five triples, two homers and 24 RBI; the streak was the fourth-longest in LSU history … named SEC Player of the Week (March 25) after hitting .692 (9-for-13) in the Auburn series with one double, two RBI, five runs … delivered game-winning walk-off single in bottom of 13th inning March 20 to lift LSU to 2-1 win over Northwestern State … launched three-run homer in ninth inning of Game 2 of Miss. State series (March 16), helping to clinch a 7-3 LSU victory … drove in four runs in LSU's 11-2 win Feb. 26 at Louisiana-Lafayette, blasting his first career collegiate home run, a three-run dinger.
PRIOR TO LSU
Battled an injury during his senior season, but hit .678 as a high school junior in 2011 and set a New Mexico season record with 19 HRs … coached by Jason Columbus, who played at LSU in 2002 as a reserve first baseman … received first team All-State recognition … led 18U U.S. National Team to a gold medal in the fall of 2011 at the International Baseball Federation World Championships … … received All-Metro honors and All-District honors … received 2010 Richard W. Case Award as the USA Baseball Player of the Year … helped lead team to high school state championship in 2009.
Parents are Sam and Jackie Bregman, both of whom are attorneys … has a younger sister, Jessica, and a younger brother, Anthony … said he chose to attend LSU because he loves “the people, the facilities and the coaching staff” … majoring in sports administration at LSU … born March 30, 1994 in Albuquerque, N.M.
Bregman's LSU Career Highs
At-Bats: 7 at Alabama (4/20/13)
Hits: 4 at Tulane (3/26/13)
Runs Scored: 3 four times; most recently vs. Florida (5/4/13)
Doubles: 2 three times; most recently at Texas A&M (5/9/13)
Triples: 1 seven times; most recently at Alabama (4/20/13)
Home Runs: 1 six times; most recently at Alabama (4/20/13)
RBI: 4 at UL-Lafayette (3/26/13)