Courtesy: MAAC Sports

Niagara's Matthew Brash Named Collegiate Baseball Freshman All-American

Courtesy:  Niagara Media Relations
Release:  June 08, 2017
TUSCON, Ariz. – Freshman pitcher Matthew Brash has been named a 2017 Freshman All-American by Collegiate Baseball Newspaper, announced on Wednesday.
Brash, who was named the MAAC Rookie of the Year, finished the season 5-1. He appeared in 17 games and started 10. Brash led the Niagara pitching staff in innings pitched with 77.1, struck out 63 batters and had two saves. He finished the season with an ERA of 2.79, which is the fifth-best in Purple Eagles pitching history. Brash was honored by the MAAC earlier this season, earning the MAAC Rookie of the Week Award on March 8 after Niagara's 9-0 shutout victory over the La Salle Explorers. Brash fanned seven and allowed only one hit in 6.0 innings pitched.
Collegiate Baseball was established in 1957 and covers college and high school baseball nationwide. Fourteen issues of the Collegiate Baseball newspaper are released each year and the Collegiate Baseball NCAA Division I poll is college sports' oldest poll.
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