MacArthur alumnus Josh Jung drafted by Rangers

Selected 8th overall in 2019 MLB Draft

Josh Jung's dream of playing in the majors is another step closer.

The MacArthur alumnus and current Texas Tech junior third baseman was selected eighth overall by the Texas Rangers in the 2019 MLB Draft. Jung has dominated the Big XII Conference offensively, posting batting averages above .300 in all three of his collegiate seasons, racking up almost 250 hits, 176 RBI and 29 home runs.

Jung and the Red Raiders clinched the Lubbock Regional on Sunday with a 3-0 victory over Dallas Baptist. They will next take part in the NCAA Super Regional Tournament starting on Friday.

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