Ky. - Northern Kentucky University pitcher Josh Bruns has been named
to the Rawlings/American Baseball Coaches Association NCAA Division
II preseason All-America Team.
Bruns, a senior
pitcher, posted an 8-2 record with a 2.86 earned run average last
season. The 6-foot-2 left-hander struck out 64 batters and walked
just 11 in 78 2/3 innings on the mound as NKU captured the Great
Lakes Valley Conference championship and advanced to the NCAA Division
A native of
Versailles, Ohio, Bruns limited opposing hitters to a .236 batting
average last year. The Norse finished with a 42-20-1 overall record.
NKU has won
GLVC titles in three of the past five seasons.