Randy’s Longhorns Blog: Texas Longhorns closer Corey Knebel




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Randy Maltz is a die-hard sports fan, with passion for the Dallas Cowboys and Texas Longhorns. He is Founder & Editor of Silver and Blue Report and Hook 'em Report. He still idolizes Roger Staubach and Tom Landry.

Randy’s Longhorn Blog
Texas closer Corey Knebel | National Freshman Pitcher of the Year
By Randy Maltz – Founder/Editor at Silver and Blue Report & Hook’em Report

The 2011 Louisville Slugger Freshmen All-American team, which is selected by Collegiate Baseball newspaper, has Texas closer Corey Knebel as its National Freshman Pitcher of the Year. Knebel posted 17 saves, 3-2 record, 1.23 ERA, 57 strikeouts and 12 walks in 51 1/3 innings.  Knebel was a first team Louisville Slugger All-American and a first team Big 12 Conference selection as well as a member of the All-Freshmen team in the league.

Larry Overall photo/ Texas freshmen closer Corey Knebel throws a pitch Sunday afternoon during the ninth inning of Texas’ 4-3 win over Texas State in Game 5 of the NCAA Austin Regional at UFCU Disch-Falk Field.

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