USC’s Hill, Webb Honored

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COLUMBIA, S.C. – Freshmen right-handed pitchers Adam Hill and Braden Webb were named to the 2016 Louisville Slugger Freshmen All-America team from Collegiate Baseball, as announced on Wednesday, June 8.

Webb became the 31st pitcher in school history to reach 10 or more wins with a victory in the 4-2 win over Alabama on May 20.  He allowed just one run on seven hits in six innings with two walks and nine strikeouts. He was the first Gamecock to reach 10 wins since Michael Roth went 14-3 in the 2011 season.

Webb is 10-5 with a 3.24 ERA. He has allowed 41 runs, 34 earned, on 74 hits in 94.1 innings pitched. He also reached the single-season 100-strikeout total and has 117 strikeouts to 44 walks. Opponents are batting .215 against him.

Hill is 7-0 with a 3.53 ERA.  He has allowed 26 runs, all earned, on 49 hits in 66.1 innings.  He has 72 strikeouts to 28 walks; opponents are batting .208 against him.  That opposing batting average is fourth-best in the SEC.              Hill worked a season-high seven innings to earn his seventh win in the 23-2 win over Rhode Island.

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