Tech’s team currently has a 2.56 ERA through 14 games played, marking their best team earned run average at this point in the season since 2001.
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So far this season, Texas Tech has a 7-1 overall record, also beating 18th ranked St. John’s in the Brooks Wallace Memorial Classic held at Dan Law Field at Rip Griffin Park.
The award comes from Perfect Game, one among many accolades for Barnes.
This is the second consecutive year Red Raider junior center fielder Barrett Barnes has been named to the list.
Barnes and six other Big 12 Conference players were named to the list, which also includes Texas A&M RHP Michael Wacha, ranked 9th, Texas LHP Sam Stafford, and Oklahoma RHP Jon Gray.
Last season, Neely led Texas Tech on the mound with a 9-1 record, 2.97 ERA. He had 7 saves, 60.2 innings pitched, 56 strikeouts, and allowed 21 walks without giving up a home run all season.
Petrie joined as an assistant coach in 2008, focusing specifically on base runners and infielders, and also served as Tech’s recruiting coordinator.
The Tech Team had to take shelter after severe weather struck Oklahoma City during their tournament. Read more after the jump.