Baseball's Kerry Named a D1Baseball All American
The junior pitcher was named to the second team on Monday morning.
OMAHA, Neb. – University of South Carolina baseball junior Brett Kerry has been named to the D1Baseball All-America second team, it was announced this morning (Monday, June 28).
Kerry, who also earned All-America honors by the NCBWA, was 5-1 with a 2.15 ERA with 84 strikeouts in 54.1 innings pitched for the Gamecocks this season. The Clemmons, N.C., native made 17 appearances with three starts and had a complete-game shutout against Kentucky on May 15, striking out 10 while not walking a batter. He was named the SEC Co-Pitcher of the Week after that performance. Kerry had 10 punchouts in a win over Vanderbilt on March 21 and had nine strikeouts at Ole Miss on May 1. He earned a win against Tennessee on May 21, striking out eight in seven innings and had six strikeouts in six innings, allowing one run in a win over Mississippi State on May 9.
Kerry was one of six relief pitchers to be named to D1Baseball’s three All-America teams. Arkansas’ Kevin Kopps was named the National Player of the Year by the website.