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Troy Conyers named to Stopper of the Year Watch List
April 27, 2017

NCBWA Release

SAN DIEGO, Calif. –
USD Baseball’s Troy Conyers was named to the National College Baseball Writer’s Association (NCBWA) Stopper of the Year Midseason Watch List. Conyers was one of 40 relievers from across the nation, and the only WCC representative, named to the list.

Conyers has been dominant for the Toreros in the closer role this season. He has racked up ten saves (14th in the nation) and posted a 2-0 record with a 1.67 ERA. In 32.1 innings, he has struck out 45 batters and walked just nine, while holding opposing hitters to a .233 average.

Conyers, who missed the 2015 season while recovering from Tommy John surgery, was a starter for the Toreros in the 2014 and 2016 season, but has fully embraced his new role this season.

“Since his Tommy John surgery, Troy seems to have really taken to this role as the team’s closer,” Head Coach Rich Hill said. “He is a great leader and his stuff plays up tremendously. Troy's always been super competitive. Whether playing ping-pong, bowling or closing a game in the ninth, he has a different look in his eye.”

Conyers’ ten saves are the most by a Torero pitcher in five years (Michael Wagner 19, 2012), and gives him the fifth-most in a season in program history.

2017 NCBWA STOPPER OF THE YEAR MIDSEASON WATCH LIST
Frankie Bartow Miami So. Atlantic Coast
Robert Broom Mercer So. Southern
Wyatt Burns Samford So. Southern
Drew Carlton Florida State So. Atlantic Coast
Troy Conyers San Diego Sr. West Coast
Sam Donko VCU Sr. Atlantic 10
Tommy Doyle Virginia Jr. Atlantic Coast
Noah Dyals North Carolina A&T Jr. Mid-Eastern
Seth Elledge Dallas Baptist Jr. Missouri Valley
Durbin Feltman TCU So. Big 12
Brian Glowicki Minnesota Sr. Big Ten
Colton Hathcock Memphis Jr. The American
Lincoln Henzman Louisville Jr. Atlantic Coast
Josh Hiatt North Carolina RFr. Atlantic Coast
Colton Hock Stanford Jr. Pacific-12
Tyler Johnson South Carolina Jr. Southeastern
Erik Martinez California Jr. Pacific-12
John McMillon Texas Tech Fr. Big 12
Troy Montemayor Baylor Jr. Big 12
Dylan Moore Louisiana Jr. Sun Belt
Jake Mulholland Oregon State Fr. Pacific-12
Ryan Netemeyer Southern Illinois Jr. Missouri Valley
Hunter Newman LSU Sr. Southeastern
Spencer Price Mississippi State So. Southeastern
Cameron Ragsdale Florida Atlantic Sr. Conference USA
Beau Ridgeway Texas So. Big 12
Chris Rivera Long Beach State So. Big West
Jake Roehn Ohio Jr. Mid-American
Mike Russell UConn Jr. The American
Logan Salow Kentucky Sr. Southeastern
Nick Sandlin Southern Miss So. Conference USA
C.J. Saylor San Diego State Sr. Mountain West
Eric Skinner Troy Sr. Sun Belt
Tyler Smith Canisius Jr. Metro Atlantic
Kyler Stout Oral Roberts Jr. Summit League
Stephen Villines Kansas Sr. Big 12
Patrick Wolfe Utah Valley Sr. WAC
Dallas Woolfolk Ole Miss So. Southeastern
Bryan Young Missouri State Sr. Missouri Valley
Kenyon Yovan Oregon Fr. Pacific-12


 

 

 

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