Griffin Named Player To Watch By Collegiate Baseball Newspaper


University of Southern Indiana Baseball senior right-handed pitcher Kyle Griffin(Morganfield, Kentucky) was named a Player to Watch for the 2018 season in the Collegiate Baseball Newspaper.

Griffin was first-team All-GLVC East Division and a two-time GLVC Pitcher of the Week during his first season with the Screaming Eagles in 2017. He tied for the team-lead in wins with a 6-3 record and had a 3.45 ERA in 13 starts and 73.0 innings pitched. The senior right-hander set a USI single-season record with a team-best 86 strikeouts, including a season-best 12 strikeouts in the win over Saint Joseph’s College

USI throws out the first pitch in six weeks when it travels to preseason top-ranked Delta State University for a double-header with the Statesmen February 16 before playing a single neutral-site game against Quincy University. The Eagles open the 2018 home schedule with the Dunn Hospitality Classic February 23-25, featuring match-ups with Missouri University of Science & Technology, Hillsdale College, Grand Valley State University, and Rockhurst University.