Coppin State Baseball right-hander Corey Treyes has been named to the 2019 Stopper of the Year Preseason Watch List, as announced by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA).
Treyes is one of 75 relievers named to the list for the award, which is given annually to the top relief pitcher in NCAA Division I baseball. The junior had eight saves last season to go along with a 4.05 earned run average, 33.1 innings pitched,13 walks allowed, 32 strikeouts in 18 appearances. Treyes also sported an opponents .233 batting average against. The 18 appearances finished second in the MEAC Conference last season along with the eight saves.
Coppin State has not previously had a Stopper of the Year finalist since it was first awarded in 2005. Treyes is looking to become the first Eagle to register double-digit saves in programs history.
The NCBWA, founded in 1962, presents the Dick Howser Trophy to the nation’s top player. It also selects All-America Teams for all Divisions, a Division I Freshman All-American team, Division I, II and III Players of the Week and Division I, II and III Players of the Year.
2019 NCBWA Stopper of the Year key dates:
• Mon., Feb. 11: Preseason Watch List
• Wed., April 24: Midseason Watch List
• Wed., June 5: Stopper of the Year finalists announced
• Sat., June 15: Stopper of the Year winner announced