N.C. Central pitcher Devin Sweet was named to the 2015 National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association Freshman All-American Team, the organization announced Monday.
East Carolina’s Joe Ingle was also named to the team.
Sweet finished with a team-best 2.93 earned run average in 15 appearances on the mound with 10 starts, earning a 4-2 record to top NCCU. In 672/3 innings pitched, he recorded a team-high 54 strikeouts while holding opponents to a .226 batting average.
Ingle appeared in a team and conference-best 32 games out of the bullpen posting a 1-0 record with eight saves in 312/3 innings. He allowed just five runs (four earned) on 17 hits sporting a team-best 1.14 ERA with 41 strikeouts to 23 walks.
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