The remarkable rookie season at Kansas for Hawaii’s Kodey Shojinaga continued on Tuesday as he was selected as the Big 12 Conference’s Co-Freshman of the year on Tuesday.

The Mid-Pacific graduate ended his regular season as one of the best hitting freshman in the country.

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Shojinaga led KU with a .380 batting average, which was the second highest in the Big 12. That average was the seventh highest of any true freshman in the country.

Shojinaga, an infielder, led the Jayhawks in hits (70), multi-hit games (19), on-base percentage (.424) and OPS (.962).

Shojinaga shared the award with Oklahoma State outfielder and first baseman Nolan Schubart.

Kansas will participate in the Big 12 conference tournament for the first time since 2021 against Texas on Wednesday. First pitch is set for 7:30 a.m. HST on ESPN+.