Fresno State junior catcher Taylor Ward was named the preseason All-America second team by Baseball America.
Ward hit .320 for the Bulldogs last season then went on to earn a spot on the USA Baseball Collegiate National Team over the summer. He also has already been named to preseason All-America teams by Louisville Slugger and Perfect Game, both on the second team.
Fresno State’s annual Alumni Game is set for 2:05 p.m. Saturday at Beiden Field. The Bulldogs open the regular season at 6:35 p.m. Feb. 13 in the first of a three-game home series against UC Irvine.