Make us your home page
Instagram

Get the quickest, smartest news, analysis and photos from the Bucs game emailed to you shortly after the final whistle.

(View our Privacy Policy)

USF Bulls closer Kevin Quackenbush named 2nd-team All-American

USF baseball has its first All-American in 14 years, as closer Kevin Quackenbush was selected as a second-team All-American by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association after a season in which he posted the lowest ERA ever by a Bulls pitcher.

Quackenbush's 0.81 ERA is the lowest of any of the 24 pitchers on the NCBWA's three All-America teams -- he allowed just three earned runs in 28 appearances totaling 33.1 innings. He also piled up 12 saves, pitching well enough to be drafted in the eighth round by the San Diego Padres. He's the first USF player honored on an All-American team since Ross Gload -- now with the Philadelphia Phillies -- did so in 1997.

Quackenbush was one of six Bulls players drafted, matching the most ever by USF in one draft class.

USF Bulls closer Kevin Quackenbush named 2nd-team All-American 06/16/11 [Last modified: Thursday, June 16, 2011 11:46am]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times

    

Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

Loading...
  1. Chris Archer, 25,000 Cubs fans and Tampa Bay's painful truth

    The Heater

    ST. PETERSBURG — The biggest ovation inside Tropicana Field on Tuesday night was not for Cubs manager Joe Maddon, who was returning for the first time since managing the Rays.

    "W" flags fly in the stands after the game between the Chicago Cubs and the Rays Tuesday at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg. [WILL VRAGOVIC   |   Times]
  2. A rendering of the Bucs' indoor practice facility.
  3. Clemson reunion for Bucs' Adam Humphries, Vikings' Mackensie Alexander

    Bucs

    Bucs receiver Adam Humphries will have a familiar face lining up against him Sunday when he's in the slot and the Vikings have Mackensie Alexander guarding him as their nickel defensive back.

    Bucs wide receiver Adam Humphries (10) makes a reception before being tackled by Chicago Bears defensive back Marcus Cooper (31) Sunday at Raymond James Stadium. [LOREN ELLIOTT   |   Times]
  4. For starters: Rays vs. Cubs, trying to get even with Joe Maddon

    Blogs

    After a tough 2-1 loss on Tuesday, the Rays take on the Cubs again tonight, looking to split the two-game series with former manager Joe Maddon.

    The Rays are starting young lefty Blake Snell.
  5. Whatever USF has to say about Temple waits till Thursday

    College

    "The holes were wide open. Anyone could have run through them."

    South Florida Bulls cornerback Mazzi Wilkins (23) intercepts a pass during the second half of the home opener for the South Florida Bulls against the Stony Brook Seawolves at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Fla., on Saturday, Sept. 2, 2017. LOREN ELLIOTT   |   Times