UofL BASEBALL | Multiple Cards earn ACC accolades heading into conference tournament

05/23/2016 08:00 PM

The Louisville Baseball team currently has three starting pitchers with 11 wins already this season. One of them is Drew Harrington. The junior lefty helped Louisville win their second straight ACC Atlantic Division title after going 11-1 in 14 starts. The Elizabethtown native ranks third in the conference with a 1.66 ERA and has 71 strikeouts with just 22 walks in 92 innings pitched. In his 10 ACC starts this season, Harrington was 8-0 with a 1.33 ERA and 47 strikeouts in 67.2 innings pitched.

Head coach Dan McDonnell earned his second consecutive ACC Coach of the Year honor. In his 10th season as the Cards’ manager,McDonnell led his team to a 46-10 overall regular season record, a 22-8 record in ACC play and a top-five national ranking. His next challenge as the Louisville head coach is juggling a fully stocked Louisville bullpen in postseason play.

The Following Cards also made the All-ACC First Team:
OF – Corey Ray, Louisville
DH/UT – Brendan McKay, Louisville
SP – Drew Harrington, Louisville
SP – Brendan McKay, Louisville
RP – Zack Burdi, Louisville

Garrett Moore

Garrett is a Sports Producer for Spectrum News. He is a graduate of Middle Tennessee State and got his start as a sports photographer. He now produces Sports Night, the state’s only nightly show dedicated to in-depth coverage of all sports in Kentucky. Sports Night airs weeknights at 6:30 and 10:30 on Spectrum News or anytime with Spectrum On Demand. Outside the station, Garrett enjoys golfing, hiking, fishing, and prides himself on being all-in as a sports spectator. He won a gift card for playing an air guitar in the student section during an MTSU basketball game. Follow Garrett on Twitter @SportsNightGM for real-time sports updates or if you just want to see the shenanigans that go on behind the scenes in getting Sports Night on the air.

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