USF’s Pardo Named to Stopper of the Year Watch List

By Amanda Borges
Assistant Digital Editor

TAMPA, FEB. 11, 2014 – USF senior Lawrence Pardo was named to the National College Baseball Writers Association Stopper of the Year watch list announced by the organization on Monday afternoon.

Pardo had an excellent debut season with the Bulls in 2013 as he posted a 5-1 record with a 2.27 ERA.  The left-hander tossed 43.2 innings over 33 appearances registering 42 strikeouts while walking 24.  He was also named to the All-BIG EAST Third Team.

Nominations for the NCBWA Stopper of the Year Award were made by baseball sports information/media relations contacts. The initial list will be updated with a mid-season release the week of April 21, including the national saves leaders. At the conclusion of the regular season, the Division I national saves leader and four other relief pitching standouts will be selected as finalists and released Wednesday, June 4, prior to start of NCAA Super Regional tournament competition.

The NCBWA’s All-America Committee will select the winner, with this year’s recipient to be announced during the 2014 College World Series.

SOURCE: USF Athletics

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