Wichita (HawaiiNewsNow) – University of Hawaii junior closer Lenny Linksy was named to the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association Stopper Of The Year Watch List. The award, announced by the NCBWA, is given to the top relief pitchers in NCAA Division I.
Linsky notched 12 saves and posted a perfect 4-0 record with a team low 1.64 ERA. He was also named to the Preseason All-WAC team.
The finalists for the award will be named on June 1st.
The Rainbows open the 2011 season on Friday, Feb 18, hosting No. 9 Oregon. First pitch at Les Murakami Stadium is set for 6:35 p.m. Prior to the opener with the Ducks, UH will host its annual Alumni game on Saturday, February 12 at 1:00 p.m.