UCLA’s Powell named 2019 NCBWA Stopper of the Year

UCLA’s Powell named 2019 NCBWA Stopper of the Year

An All-America First-Team selection by the NCBWA and a Pac-12 All-Conference performer as a sophomore, Holden Powell boasted a 1.84 ERA with a 4-3 record and notched 17 saves. His save total was second, both in the nation this year and in the all-time UCLA single-season record book, trailing only the NCAA-record 24 by Berg in 2013…

Michigan’s Bakich selected 2019 NCBWA National Coach of the Year

Michigan’s Bakich selected 2019 NCBWA National Coach of the Year

Courtesy of NCBWA OMAHA – After leading Michigan to the College World Series, Wolverines head coach Erik Bakich has been named the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association National Coach of the Year. “Erik Bakich has done a magnificent job of returning the Michigan baseball program to its traditional status,” said NCBWA executive director Bo Carter. […]

NCBWA Announces 2019 District Players of the Year

The 2019 NCBWA District Players of the Year are District 1: 1B Patrick McColl (Harvard); District 2: SP Alek Manoah (West Virginia); District 3: OF JJ Bleday (Vanderbilt); District 4: SP Noah Song (Navy); District 5: RP Garrett Acton (Illinois); District 6: SP TJ Sikkema (Missouri); District 7: 3B Kody Hoese (Tulane) and 3B Josh Jung (Texas Tech); District 8: 2B Nick Gonzales (New Mexico State); District 9: C Adley Rutschman (Oregon State) and 1B Andrew Vaughn (California)…

Butler and Graham earn ICBL weekly honors

Butler and Graham earn ICBL weekly honors

By PAUL GOTHAM ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Chris Butler (Keuka College) hurled a shutout, and Justin Graham (St. John Fisher College) continued his torrid pace at the plate. The two were named Interstate Collegiate Baseball League Pitcher and Player of the Week of the Rochester Division for June 10-16th as announced by the league on Monday. […]