Oklahoma State’s Walton named Assistant Coach of the Year

The Associated Press - October 20, 2016 11:35 am

rob-waltonSTILLWATER, Okla. (AP) – Oklahoma State pitching coach Rob Walton has been named the 2016 Assistant Coach of the Year.

The OSU pitching staff included Big 12 Conference Pitcher of the Year and All-American Thomas Hatch and a total of seven pitchers who were selected in the Major League Baseball draft.

The OSU pitching staff ranked fourth in the NCAA and led the Big 12 with 10 shutouts. They also led the conference in opponent batting average, strikeouts, complete games and saves.

Oklahoma State reached the College World Series for the first time since 1999 and finished third.

 

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