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APSU Baseball’s Tyler Rogers Recognized by National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association

Austin Peay State University Governors Sports - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University Baseball team’s closer Tyler Rogers was named a second-team All-America selection by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers, Thursday.

APSU's Tyler Rogers. (APSU Sports Information)
APSU’s Tyler Rogers. (APSU Sports Information)

The honor follows Rogers’ third-team Louisville Slugger All-America honor as selected by Collegiate Baseball. He becomes the first Governors player to receive multiple All-America honors in the same season.

A 10th-round selection by the San Francisco Giants in Major League Baseball’s First-Year Player Draft last week, Rogers led Division I with a 23 saves – tying the NCAA single-season record. He also posted a 7-2 record and finished the campaign with a 1.63 ERA.

Rogers was named the Ohio Valley Conference’s Pitcher of the Year, the first pitcher who was solely a reliever to earn the league’s top pitching honor.

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