HBCU Baseball right-handers Corey Treyes of Coppin State and Leon Davidson of North Carolina A&T have been named to the 2020 Stopper of the Year Preseason Watch List, as announced by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA).
Treyes and Davidson are two of 70 relievers named to the list for the award, which is given annually to the top relief pitcher in NCAA Division I baseball.
Treyes, a senior, had 8 saves last season to go along with a 2.73 earned run average in 26.1 innings pitched, giving up 23 hits, 13 runs, 8 earned runs, 5 walks and 31 strikeouts. Treyes also sported an opponents .233 batting average against. He had 19 appearances in the MEAC Conference last season.
Davidson, last season recorded 4 saves to go along with a 0.66 earned run average, 41.1 innings pitched, 21 hits issued, 4 runs, 3 earned runs, 9 walks allowed and 26 strikeouts. Davidson had 34 appearances in the MEAC Conference last season.
This is Coppin State second Stopper of the Year finalist since it was first awarded in 2005.
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.
2020 NCBWA Stopper of the Year key dates:
• Mon., Feb. 10: Preseason Watch List
• Wed., April 22: Midseason Watch List
• Wed., June 3: Stopper of the Year finalists announced
• Sat., June 13: Stopper of the Year winner announced
|2020 NCBWA STOPPER OF THE YEAR PRESEASON WATCH LIST|
|Garrett Acton, Illinois||Hayden Harris, Georgia Southern||RJ Petit, Charleston Southern|
|Andy Archer, Georgia Tech||Michael Hobbs, St. Mary’s||Holden Powell, UCLA|
|Brett Ayer, JMU||Bo Hofstra, Purdue||Colten Rendon, Winthrop|
|Bret Barnett, South Dakota State||Bruce Hudson, Radford||Jason Ruffcorn, Oklahoma|
|Ian Bedell, Missouri||Alek Jacob, Gonzaga||John Sakowski, Creighton|
|Clayton Beeter, Texas Tech||Lance Johnson, Troy||Corey Sawyer, Seton Hall|
|Trey Braithwaite, Navy||Brett Kerry, South Carolina||Shay Schanaman, Nebraska|
|Kyle Brennan, Belmont||Michael Kirian, Louisville||Casey Schmitt, San Diego State|
|Tyler Brown, Vanderbilt||Kent Klyman, N.C. State||Blake Schriever, CSUN|
|Colby Bruce, Charlotte||Joe Kruszka, Albany||Carson Spiers, Clemson|
|Alec Burleson, East Carolina||Grant Leonard, Iowa||Hunter Stanley, Southern Miss|
|Burl Carraway, Dallas Baptist||Austin Love, North Carolina||Erik Tolman, Arizona State|
|Leon Davidson, North Carolina A&T||Hunter McGarry, Florida Gulf Coast||Corey Treyes, Coppin State|
|Theron Denlinger, Bradley||Michael McGreevy, UC Santa Barbara||Jonah Ulane, Kansas|
|Will Dion, McNeese||Reid McLaughlin, BYU||Tommy Vail, Notre Dame|
|Chris Farrell, William & Mary||Mason Mellott, Penn State||Derek Wakeley, Delaware|
|Daniel Federman, Miami (Fla.)||Austin Miller, Ole Miss||Redmond Walsh, Tennessee|
|Jonathan Finchner, Louisiana Tech||Bryce Miller, Texas A&M||Ryan Webb, Georgia|
|Devin Fontenot, LSU||Eddie Miller, North Florida||Willie Weiss, Michigan|
|Danny Garcia, Stetson||Landry Moore, Campbell||Will Wheeler, USC Upstate|
|Jacob Gilmore, Illinois State||Will Nowak, Hartford||Nick Wohlbold, UT Martin|
|Thomas Girard, Duke||Steve Oullette, UC Davis||Corley Woods, Jacksonville State|
|Cody Greenhill, Auburn||Andrew Papp, Appalachian State||Caleb Wurster, Connecticut|
|Chase Haney, Florida State|
|Click here for .pdf version of release with complete player statistics|