Seth Owens named to Stopper of the Year watch list

Seth Owens named to Stopper of the Year watch list

CHARLESTON, S.C. – Junior right-handed pitcher Seth Owens has been named to the 2019 Stopper of the Year watch list, as announced Monday by the NCBWA.

A native of North Augusta, S.C., Owens enters 2019 fresh off a team-best 2.18 ERA out of the bullpen making 23 appearances striking out 16 and posting a 1-1 record across 20.2 innings of work.

His ERA, innings pitched, strikeouts and appearances were all career-highs last season. Owens is one of three pitchers in the Big South to be named to the 75-man preseason watch list.

Owens and the Buccaneers open their season Friday, February 15 when LaSalle comes to town for a weekend set from Nielsen Field at CSU Ballpark. First pitch Friday night is scheduled for 6 p.m.