May 31, 2012
CENTER VALLEY, Pa. — A pair of Patriot League major award winners from Army were selected as Louisville Slugger NCAA Division I All-Americans by Collegiate Baseball on Thursday. Full Release
The Patriot League Pitcher of the Year Chris Rowley was named to the second team and the Patriot League Player of the Year Kevin McKague was selected to the third team.
Rowley, a junior, boasts the best winning percentage in the NCAA at 11-0. He is among the nation’s leaders in ERA with a 1.97 in 91.1 innings. He has 76 strikeouts and six complete games. Rowley didn’t collect a win in the Patriot League Tournament, but he made a pair of starts helping the Black Knights win their sixth Patriot League title.
McKague, a senior first baseman, led the Patriot League in hitting, batting .389 with 44 RBIs and 38 runs scored. His 74 hits helped him set the new League record for career hits with 282. He’s also three RBIs away from tying the career mark of 185 and he’s one double away from tying the League record of 56. He’s also tied in for the League career saves record with 27.
The Black Knights will open their 2012 NCAA Tournament run on Friday with a matchup against No. 1-seeded Virginia in the Charlottesville Regional.
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