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Trio of Sun Belt Pitchers Named to Stopper of the Year Watch List

Stopper of the Year Watch List

NEW ORLEANS - A trio of Sun Belt baseball pitchers have been named to the preseason Stopper of the Year watch list, the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association announced Monday. The award, which is given annually to the best relief pitcher in NCAA Division I, includes 70 pitchers from around the country.

Appalachian State senior Andrew Papp, Georgia Southern junior Hayden Harris and Troy senior Lance Johnson were all named to the list of 70.

Papp made 28 appearances last season and went 1-1 with a 3.