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The dynamic baseball duo of Louisana Ragin' Cajuns, along with Kyle DeBarge and LP Langevin, continued to add to their postseason accolades on Friday as Baseball America announced its College All-American teams for the 2024 season.

DeBarge was selected to the magazine's first-team All-America as a shortstop, the first time a Ragin' Cajun has been honored and the first first-team pick since Wyatt Marks in 2017. Langevin was selected as a third-team selection.

DeBarge was the Sun Belt Conference Player of the Year and was named to the All-American team for the fourth time after being selected first team by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA), second team by Perfect Game and third team by the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA).

The junior from Lake Charles has a .355 batting average in 2024 and sets school records in both home runs with 21 and total bases with 179. DeBarge also scored 72 runs, the most by a Ragin' Cajun since Greg Blevins, who scored 75 runs in 1990 and started all 62 games for Louisiana.

Ranked the best shortstop in the country by D1Baseball, Debarge finished second in the Sun Belt Conference in slugging percentage at .699, an OPS of 1.117, had 21 home runs and recorded 91 hits in 256 at-bats.

In the Sun Belt Conference, DeBarge hit 13 home runs and 45 RBIs, earning him SBC Player of the Year honors along with Jace Conrad (2014) and Blake Trahan (2015), and becoming the first player in school history to break the 20-home run mark.

Langevin was selected to the third-team All-American team by the NCBWA and ABCA as he posted a 6-1 record on the mound in his first season at Louisiana, leading the team with seven saves. The right-hander posted a 3.73 ERA in 23 appearances on the mound, striking out 106 batters in 62.2 innings.

The Quebec City native was the school's sixth player to win the SBC Pitcher of the Year award, joining Scott Dohmann (2000), Austin Faught (2005), Hunter Moody (2006), Carson Baranik (2014), Gunner Leger (2017) and Colten Schmidt (2018).

Langevin is ranked as the fifth-best relief pitcher by D1Baseball and finished the season as the SBC's leader in strikeouts, fewest hits allowed (40) and fewest runs allowed (27). Langevin was third in saves among SBC pitchers, seventh in ERA and ninth in wins.

2024 College Baseball All-American Teams
First team
Position Name School
C Walker Janek Sam Houston State
1B Blake Burke Tennessee
2B Travis Bazzana Oregon State
3B Charlie Condon Georgia
SS Kyle DeBarge Louisiana
OF James Tibbs III Florida State
OF Drew Burress, Georgia Tech
BY Jace LaViolette Texas A&M
DH Christian Moore Tennessee
SP Hagen Smith Arkansas
SP Chase Burns Wake Forest
SP Ryan Johnson Dallas Baptist
SP Trey Yesavage East Carolina
RP Charlie Beilenson Duke
RP Wyatt Lunsford-Shenkman East Carolina
UT Jac Caglianone Florida

Second team
Position Name School
C Cole Messina, South Carolina
1B Corey Collins, Georgia
2B Henry Godbout Virginia
3B Alec Makarewicz NC State
SS Josh Kuroda-Gray Rutgers
BY Vance Honeycutt North Carolina
BY Braden Montgomery Texas A&M
OF Nolan Schubart Oklahoma State
DH Cam Smith, Florida State
SP Jamie Arnold Florida State
SP Ryan Gallagher UC Santa Barbara
SP Brian Holiday Oklahoma State
SP Brett Sears Nebraska
RP Evan Aschenbeck Texas A&M
RP Griffin Herring LSU
UT Carson Benge Oklahoma State

Third team
Position Name School
C Jacob Cozart NC State
1B Roman Kuntz Morehead State
2B Daniel Dickinson Utah Valley
3B Tommy White LSU
SS Jalin Flores Texas
BY Dakota Jordan Mississippi State
OF Lyle Miller-Green Austin Peay State
OF Ryan Waldschmidt Kentucky
DH Jakob Christian San Diego
SP Brooks Caple Lamar
SP Luke Holman LSU
SP Aidan Knaak Clemson
SP Ryan Prager, Texas A&M
RP LP Langevin Louisiana
RP Dalton Pence North Carolina
UT Ethan Bates Louisiana Tech

2024 LOUISIANA BASEBALL ALL-AMERICANS
Kyle DeBarge, shortstop
• Baseball America (First Team)
• NCBWA (First Team)
• Perfect game (Second team)
• ABCA/Rawlings (Third Team)

LP Langevin, Pitcher
• Baseball America (Third Team)
• NCBWA (Third Team)
• ABCA/Rawlings (Third Team)

Chase Morgan, pitcher
• Perfect Game Freshman (First Team)
• NCBWA Newcomer (Second Team)

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