Kevin Hill (Muskogee Creek)
TROY, ALABAMA – University of South Alabama right-hander Kevin Hill (Musocgee Creek Nation) was named the Sun Belt Conference Pitcher of the Year and head coach Mark Calvi earned the Sun Belt Conference Ron Maestri Coach of the Year, as announced by the league at Family Fun Night Tuesday at Riddle-Pace Field.
Hill (10-0) is just the second Jaguar to earn the award, and the first since P.J. Walters earned co-pitcher-of-the-year honors in 2006.
Hill tossed four complete games and two shutouts in the regular season, and finished as the league leader in ERA (1.79), strikeouts (92) and opposing batting average (.197). Hill tied for the SBC lead with nine wins.
Hill, right-hander Ben Taylor and outfielder Cole Billingsley were also named first-team all-SBC. Hill was one of three starting pitchers named to the first-team squad.
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