Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Closing Time on Broadway

SLU All-American closer Stefan Lopez was drafted by the New York Yankees in the 16th round of the Major League Baseball draft this morning.  Lopez, who is the Lions and Southland Conference single season and career saves leader, led the country with 20 saves giving him 30 for his career.  The New Iberia, LA native finished the year with a 0.61 ERA to go along with 42 strike outs over 29.1 innings. 

Lopez was named the SLC Relief Pitcher of the Year and is a finalist for the NCBWA Stopper of the Year.

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