OMAHA, Neb. (July 2, 2015) – The University of North Dakota’s Jeff Campbell won the 2015 TD Ameritrade College Home Run Derby tonight at TD Ameritrade Park Omaha here in front of a crowd of 20,087 energized fans. The event aired nationally on ESPN.
Campbell bested Will Craig of Wake Forest University in the final round 10 to five. Led by Campbell and Kel Johnson (Georgia Tech) in the first round, the field set a new record for homers in a round of 79. The previous best was 48 set last year. Craig got to the final round by pummeling 16 in the second round.
“On behalf of TD Ameritrade employees nationwide, we are pleased to congratulate [NAME] on his victory,” said Katrina Booker, managing director, communications and public affairs for TD Ameritrade. “This was an exciting night for college baseball, family and Omaha, and we were thrilled to be a part of it.”
The event also recognized the University of Rhode Island’s Tim Caputo, recipient of the 2015 TD Ameritrade Fan’s Choice Award. In its fourth year, this award recognizes college baseball players who excel beyond the diamond and whose leadership inspires others. The finalists demonstrate integrity in all aspects of life, stay active in their community and are dedicated in the classroom. The winner was determined by the fans through a four-week Facebook competition.
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