McElwee named honorable mention all-region by NCBWA


McElwee named honorable mention all-region by NCBWA
Thursday, May 17, 2012

WILSON, N.C. - Newberry College starting pitcher Josh McElwee (Andrews, S.C.) has been named honorable mention all-Southeast Region by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association, it was announced today.

McElwee graduated cum laude from Newberry earlier this month with a bachelor of science in business administration. He was a first team all-South Atlantic Conference selection and finished his senior season with a 5-4 record and a 3.99 earned run average, striking out 97 batrters in 79.0 innings pitched. He was twice named the SAC Pitcher of the Week and ranks eighth nationally in strikeouts per nine innings and 12th in the nation in strikeouts. He also hit .273 with a homerun and 20 RBIs as an infielder.

Click here for the full 2012 NCBWA all-Southeast Region teams.