College Baseball Daily continues our countdown to the start of the 2012 College Baseball season by checking in on the Top 100 Players in the country. We will be providing one player per day until we reach number 1.
We continue the countdown today at number 61 with Cal State Fullerton outfielder Michael Lorenzen. The Anaheim, California native attended Fullerton High School where he was a four time letterwinner under Head Coaches Joe Secoda and Marc Price. As a senior in 2010, he hit .455 with 8 home runs and 35 RBI. He was honored as an all-county and all-state team selection in addition to being named the Freeway League MVP.
Lorenzen stepped right into the Titans lineup as a freshman hitting a team high .342 with two homers and 31 RBI. He also was strong on the basepaths finishing second on the squad with 19 stolen bases in 26 attempts. He was named the Big West Conference Freshman of the Year and second-team All-BWC selection in addition to being named a Freshman All-American by Collegiate Baseball.
He spent the summer of 2011 with the USA Collegiate National Team. He played in all 14 games hitting .317 with a homer and ten RBI.
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