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Baseball: South Forsyth standout Frei commits to North Alabama
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Rising South Forsyth senior Gehrig Frei hit .450 in 2020, driving in 12 runs and adding three doubles, two triples and eight stolen bases. - photo by David Almeda

South Forsyth rising senior Gehrig Frei committed to the University of North Alabama on Sunday.

Frei, a shortstop for the War Eagles, boasted a .450 average, 12 RBIs, three doubles, two triples and eight stolen bases in a 2020 season the was cut short because of COVID-19.

North Alabama competes in the Division I ASUN conference, which the Lions joined in 2019.

Frei was named after New York Yankees legend Lou Gehrig, who was the favorite player of Frei's grandfather.