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Payton Jancsy Garners ABCA All-Region Status

Payton Jancsy
Payton Jancsy

2019 ABCA All-Region Teams

CHICAGO – University of Chicago's Payton Jancsy was selected to the Third Team All-Central Region by the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) on Tuesday.

The Maroon junior batted in all top three spots of the lineup while serving as the starting right fielder. Over his 35 starts, Jancsy led the team in runs (38), hits (52) and triples (six). He posted a .361 batting average while totaling a .500 slugging percentage, eight doubles, 26 RBI, and 14 walks versus 13 strikeouts. On the base paths, he stole 13 on 16 attempts.

UChicago posted a 24-12 overall record in the 2019 season. In the school record books, Jancsy currently ranks fourth in career triples (9) and eighth in career steals (28).