Maryland baseball’s Maxwell Costes continues racking up the accolades for his stellar rookie season. Collegiate Baseball Newspaper named the Big Ten Freshman of the Year to its Freshman All-America team.
The younger brother of former Terp and current Astros minor-leaguer Marty Costes, Maxwell started every game for Maryland and posted 266/.397/.547 splits. The first baseman/outfielder also went yard 15 times, the second-most home runs by a freshman in program history.
That's another feather in the cap for the Baltimore native, having already earned conference all-freshman and First Team All-Big Ten nods, in addition to the Big Ten Freshman of the Year award.
Maryland returned to the Big Ten tournament but missed the NCAA Tournament again this season. Returning Costes and the majority of the 2019 roster, plus a new crop of recruits and JuCo transfers, should help for the near future.
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