Keaffaber Added To NCBWA Stopper Of Year Watch List
April 26, 2014HOOSIER SPORTS 365
ISU BASEBALL RELEASE
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. – Indiana State reliever Ryan Keaffaber is among 50 players who have been named to the mid-season watch list for the 10th Annual National Collegiate Baseball Writers Mid-Season Stopper of the Year Award. The award is given annually to the top relief pitcher in NCAA Division I Baseball with the winner announced at the 2014 College World Series.
Keaffaber, a freshman from Wabash, Ind., leads Indiana State with eight saves in 16 relief appearances this season. He also has two starts and a 2-1 record with a 2.47 ERA in 43.2 innings of work.
Keaffaber joins Dallas Baptists’ Brandon Koch as the only two relievers from the Missouri Valley Conference on the watch list.
At the conclusion of the regular season, the Division I national saves leader and four other relief pitching standouts will be selected as finalists and released Wednesday, June 4, prior to start of NCAA Super Regional tournament competition. The NCBWA’s All-America Committee will select the winner.