HATTIESBURG, Miss. – Southern Miss righthander Bradley Roney (Wetumpka, Ala.) was named 2nd Team Freshman All-American at relief pitcher by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association Monday morning in a release by the organization.
Roney, at 6-foot-1, 190-lbs., posted a 2-1 record with a 2.42 earned run average to go along with a Southern Miss freshman record 11 saves. In 20 appearances, Roney tallied 26 innings and fanned 26 while walking 14 and allowing just seven earned runs during the campaign.
He converted 11 of his 12 save opportunities during the campaign and registered at one point either a save or victory in seven consecutive appearances.
Roney's longest outing of the year was a five-inning performance against UCF in which the Golden Eagles finally scored the only run of the contest in the 14th inning, giving him the victory.
He did not allow a run over a 10-inning, span over six appearances during one stretch and only surrendered an earned run in six of his 20 outings on the year.
In addition, he played third base and batted .227 with two home runs and 10 runs batted in, starting in 10 games in the field.
Roney currently is playing with the Danville (Ill.) Dans of the Prospect League this summer.