Friday, February 8, 2013
Hills Named to NCBWA Stopper of the Year Watch List
Dylan Hills has been named to the Preseason National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association Stopper of the Year Watch List, as announced by the organization today.
Hills, who led the Lions in wins a year ago, finished the season with a 9-4 record and a 1.64 ERA. The Ponchatoula, LA native recorded 51 strikeouts over 49.1 innings pitched, as he held opponents to a .181 batting average.
Former Lions closer Stefan Lopez, who holds the Southland Conference single season and career Saves records was 2012 winner of the NCBWA Stopper of the Year.
PRESEASON NCBWA STOPPER OF THE YEAR WATCH LIST
Brady Anderson, Florida Gulf Coast, So.
Barrett Astin, Arkansas, Jr.
Kyle Bartsch, South Alabama, Sr.
David Berg, UCLA, So.
Josh Biggs, Evansville, Sr.
Tony Bryant, Oregon State, Sr.
Michael Burchett, Sam Houston State, Sr.
Nick Burdi, Louisville, So.
Tyler Burgess, Missouri State, So.
Aaron Burke, Coastal Carolina, Sr.
Chase Byerly, Butler, Sr.
Gunnar Carroll, Army, Jr.
Will Chesney, East Tennessee State, Jr.
Pat Christensen, LaSalle, Sr.
Adam Cimber, San Francisco, Sr.
Ryan Connolly, Coastal Carolina, Sr.
Bret Dahlson, Loyola Marymount, Jr.
Ryan Deeter, UCLA, Jr.
Josh Dezse, Ohio State, Jr.
Matt Dunbar, Arizona State, Sr.
Todd Eaton, Southern Illinois, Jr.
Eric Eck, Wofford, Jr.
Alex Facundus, Tulane, Jr.
Scott Firth, Clemson, Sr.
Max Garner, Baylor, Sr.
John Garrett, VMI, Sr.
Michael Gomez, FIU, Sr.
Joe Goodman, High Point, So.
John Gorman, Boston College, So.
Trevor Gott, Kentucky, Jr.
Zack Hartman, UNLV, Jr.
Preston Hatcher, Western Carolina, Sr.
Taylor Haydel, Western Kentucky, Sr.
Nate Hill, Troy, Sr.
Dylan Hills, Southeastern Louisiana, Jr.
Jonathan Holder, Mississippi State, So.
Brett Huber, Mississippi, Sr.
Chris Huffman, James Madison, So.
Kyle Kingsley, North Dakota State, Sr.
Corey Knebel, Texas, Jr.
Clark Labitan, Virginia Tech, Sr.
Steven Leasure, South Florida, Sr.
Brett Loeding, Northern Kentucky, Sr.
Michael Lorenzen, Cal State Fullerton, Jr.
Ryan Mattes, Campbell, Sr.
Justin McCalvin, Kennesaw State, So.
Hobie McClain, New Mexico, Sr.
Ronnie Muck, Illinois, Jr.
Jake Naumann, Evansville,Sr.
James Norwood, Saint Louis, So.
Kenny O'Brien, George Washington, Sr.
Thomas Olson, Dartmouth, So.
Race Parmenter, UC Irvine, Sr.
Drew Reynolds, East Carolina, Jr.
Joel Rinehart, Navy, Sr.
Bradley Roney, Southern Miss, So.
Reid Roper, Illinois, So.
Kyle Ruchim, Northwestern, Jr.
A.J. Salcines, Miami (Fla.), Jr.
Logan Scott, California, Sr.
Jimmie Sherfy, Oregon, Jr.
Dan Slania, Notre Dame, Jr.
Michael Smith, Dallas Baptist, Sr.
Chad Sobotka, USC Upstate, So.
Colby Suggs, Arkansas, Jr.
Tim Swatek, Fordham, Jr.
David Teasley, Mercer, Sr.
Kellen Urbon, Cornell, So.
A.J. Vanegas, Stanford, Jr.
Dylan Vogt, Nebraska, Sr.
Michael Wagner, San Diego, Jr.
Tyler Webb, South Carolina, Sr.
Nate Williams, Kansas State, So.
Mark Winkelman, Creighton, Sr.
Nate Young, Elon, Sr.