EUGENE, Ore. – Jake Reed has been named to the midseason watch list for the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association Stopper of the Year Award, an honor given to the top reliever in NCAA Division I baseball, the NCBWA announced.
Reed is 10th in the nation, and leads the Pac-12, in saves with 10 while boasting a 2-1 record with a 3.18 ERA. He has struck out 22 hitters in 22.2 innings pitched, while allowing just 14 hits. Reed, a junior, is a converted starter who moved to the bullpen this season after winning 16 games in 34 career starts during his freshman and sophomore seasons.
Reed ranks among Oregon’s all-time leaders in saves (3rd), innings pitched (4th), wins (7th), strikeouts (9th) and appearances (9th). Finalists for the Stopper of the Year Award will be named on June 4 with the winner being announced during the College World Series.