Kenny O'Brien Named to A-10 Baseball Academic All-Conference Team
Junior Southpaw Totaled Six Saves and Five Wins in 2012
May 22, 2012
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - George Washington baseball junior Kenny O'Brien was named to the Atlantic 10 Academic All-Conference Team, the league office announced on Tuesday afternoon.
The selection marks the first A-10 honor of O'Brien's career.
O'Brien concluded his third season with the Colonials by leading the team and ranking third in the conference with a 2.76 ERA. He also led GW with five wins, 52 strikeouts and six saves in 58.2 innings of relief while holding opposing players to a .231 batting average.
He emerged as a backbone of the Colonials' bullpen as a junior as the hurler inherited a total of 22 runners in relief this season and allowed only 10 to score.
After three seasons with the Colonials, O'Brien ranks 13th in program history with 60 career appearances and is tied for ninth with seven career saves. The Yonkers, N.Y., native boasts a 3.32 cumulative grade-point average as an economics major, has appeared on GW Athletics Academic Dean's List for five semesters and was named to the A-10 Commissioner's Honor Roll in the spring 2011 semester.
2012 Atlantic 10 Baseball Academic All-Conference Team
|Shane Basen||Charlotte||3B||Jr.||Waxhaw, NC||Accounting|
|Pat Christensen||La Salle||RP||Sr.||La Jolla, CA||Business Administration|
|C.J. Gillman||Dayton||RF/1B||Sr.||Littleton, CO||Leadership|
|Dan Haverstick||Rhode Island||3B||R-Sr.||Marlton, NJ||Kinesiology|
|Bryce Lahrman||Dayton||RHP||Jr.||Wauconda, IL||Economics & Marketing|
|Brendan Norton||La Salle||OF||Sr.||Lanesboro, MA||Accounting|
|Kenny O'Brien||George Washington||LHP||Jr.||Yonkers, NY||Economics|
|Joe Popielarczyk||Massachusetts||SP||Sr.||Florence, MA||Civil Engineering|
|Corbin Shive||Charlotte||1B/DH||Jr.||Salisbury, NC||Accounting|
|Robby Sunderman||Dayton||3B||So.||Cincinnati, OH||Pre-Medicine|
|Billy Urban||St. Bonaventure||3B||Jr.||Cleveland, OH||Business Administration/Marketing|
|Seth Willoughby||Xavier||RHP||Jr.||Columbus, OH||Management Information Systems|
Extended Agreement With Arlington County Paves Way for Barcroft Park Expansion
The George Washington University Department of Athletics and Recreation is pleased to announce that the Arlington County Board has approved the construction ...
Baseball Trio Named to ABCA All-East Region Team
WASHINGTON - Recent George Washington baseball graduate Bobby Campbell, along with rising-junior Will Kobos and rising-sophomore Elliott Raimo were all...
Baseball's Muhl Taken By Pirates in MLB Draft
WASHINGTON - The George Washington baseball team saw its second player drafted on day three of the MLB First-Year Player Draft when recent graduate Eddie...
Baseball's Bartosic Drafted by Rockies in 2017 MLB Draft
WASHINGTON - Recent George Washington graduate and two-time Atlantic 10 All-Conference center fielder Joey Bartosic was selected by the Colorado Rockies in...
Baseball Bows Out of A-10 Championship
SAINT LOUIS - The third consecutive postseason appearance for the George Washington baseball team's senior class came to an end in an 8-4 loss to Rhode...
Baseball Falls to VCU, 9-4, in A-10 Championship
SAINT LOUIS - Top-seeded VCU broke a 3-3 tie with six runs over the sixth and seventh innings to deal the George Washington baseball team a 9-4 loss on...
Baseball Downs Saint Louis in A-10 Championship Opener, 6-4
SAINT LOUIS - The George Washington baseball team stormed out to a 6-0 lead after the first two innings and turned away a late rally to down host Saint Louis...
Six Baseball Player Earn A-10 All-Conference Honors
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - The George Washington baseball team had six student-athletes earn Atlantic 10 All-Conference honors, the league announced on Wednesday...