DURHAM, N.C. – Following a stellar sophomore season in which he set a new program record for strikeouts, Elon University’s Kyle Brnovich has been tabbed a second-team All-American by Baseball America.
Over the course of the campaign, Brnovich posted an 8-2 overall record and lead the nation with 147 strikeouts. He finished his year with a 1.71 ERA and held opponents to a .159 batting average over 105.0 innings in 15 starts. The Milton, Ga., resident’s strikeout total rates second on the CAA’s single-season chart. Brnovich recorded 10 or more strikeouts in eight of his starts and has twice fanned 14 hitters this season.
Brnovich, who earned first-team All-CAA accolades this year, also rates among the national leaders in ERA (12th), strikeouts per nine innings (14th with 12.60), hits allowed per nine innings (4th with 4.89) an WHIP (15th with 0.89).
Brnovich was selected to represent the United States as a member of the 2018 USA Baseball Collegiate National Team this summer. He is a semifinalist for both the Golden Spikes Award and College Baseball Foundation’s National Pitcher of the Year Award.
In his two years at Elon, Brnovich is 14-7 with a 2.35 ERA and ranks third on the program’s career chart with 250 strikeouts.