Devereux Named First Team All-South Region by D3baseball.com

Devereux Named First Team All-South Region by D3baseball.com

LEXINGTON, Va. — Washington and Lee sophomore relief pitcher Danny Devereux (Mount Prospect, Ill./Prospect) was named to the D3baseball.com All-South Region First Team on Tuesday.

Deveruex earned First Team All-ODAC honors as the top reliever in the league earlier this season. He was second in the ODAC in wins (8), third in ERA (2.33), fourth in saves (5) and third in appearances (21). He also had 46 strikeouts in 58.0 innings pitched.

Devereux set the program career saves mark this year and now has 13 in his two seasons. The previous record was 10 held by Cory Smith '15. The five saves he notched this year are tied for the third-most in a single season. His eight victories are also tied for the second-most in a single season with six other players.

In his two seasons, Devereux has a 2.23 ERA in 93.0 innings pitched and a 12-3 record. The 2.23 ERA is currently the third-best mark in program history. He earned Second Team All-ODAC and Third Team ABCA All-South Region accolades in 2016. This is his first honor from D3baseball.com.

The Generals finished the 2017 season with a 28-14 overall record and a 16-4 mark in the ODAC. W&L advanced to the ODAC title game for the first time since 2009, falling to Roanoke, 4-3.

The 28 wins tied the program's single-season record for victories. The 2003 squad finished its year with a 28-8 mark. The Blue & White set a new home wins record this season, ending the year 17-4 at Cap'n Dick Smith Field. The previous mark was 16-4 set by the 2016 team.

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