Former Bearcat earns all-conference honors

Former Ruston High Bearcat Kasten Furr earned postseason honors this week after an impressive season that saw him help New Orleans post a 29-21 record entering this week’s Southland Conference Tournament.

Furr was named third team all-Southland Conference, the second straight year he has earned all-league accolades for the Privateers.

The everyday shortstop for UNO batted .332 with 71 hits, including seven doubles, one triple and three home runs. He started all 50 games for the Privateers while scoring 63 runs and driving in 26 more.

As a sophomore, Furr was named second team all-SLC after batting .318 with 64 hits, including 11 doubles.

In UNO’s 10-3 win over Houston Baptist Thursday in the opening day of the Southland Conference Tournament in Hammond, Furr was 4-of-5 at the plate with three runs scored.


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