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Cumbie, Scheiner Tabbed All-Americans

June 17, 2017

HOUSTON -- After earningABCA/Rawlings First Team All-Region honors, Houston Baseball's dynamic duo of Jake Scheiner and Trey Cumbieadded to their postseason resume as they were named to the organization'sAll-America Second and Third Teams, respectively.

Scheiner was tabbed a Second Team selection at third base, while Cumbie was named to the Third Team as a starting pitcher. Houston has never had two Cougars in the same season named to the ABCA/Rawlings All-America teams. The last Cougar to be named was Brad Lincoln in 2006.

Schiener is fresh off of earning All-America honors by Perfect Game, NCBWA, Baseball America, Collegiate Baseball and D1Baseball.com, this honor is Scheiner's sixth of the summer -- making him a consensus All-American. The last consensus All-American for Houston was Brad Lincoln back in 2006, where he was named the National Player of the Year.

Scheiner was also named a First Team ABCA/Rawlings All-Region honoree and was taken in the fourth round of the MLB Draft on Tuesday by the Philadelphia Phillies.

QUICK LOOK BACK
Jake Scheiner | Junior | 3B

  • Named a Second Team All-American by ABCA/Rawlings
  • Named a Third Team All-American by D1Baseball.com
  • Named to the ABCA All-Region First Team
  • Named a Third Team All-American by Perfect Game
  • Named a Second Team All-American by NCBWA
  • Named a Third Team All-American by Baseball America
  • Named a Second Team All-American by Collegiate Baseball
  • Named American Co-Player of the Year
  • Named to All-American Athletic Conference First Team (UTL)
  • Named a Dick Howser Trophy Semifinalist
  • Named to Golden Spikes Award Watch List
  • Named American Athletic Conference Player of the Week once
  • Appeared in all 63 regular-season games, making 62 starts in the infield.
  • Has played shortstop, second base and third base this season.
  • Led the American in home runs with 18 and RBI with 64 as well as total bases with 162.
  • Led Houston with a .346 average, 18 doubles and a .667 slugging percentage.
  • Broke the Houston NCAA postseason single-game RBI record with six RBI in a 17-3 win over Baylor in the Houston Regional (June 3).
  • Had a career day, tallying a five-hit game vs. Alabama State on March 19 when he belted three home runs and drove in seven RBI.
  • Named National Player of the Week (March 20) after hitting .813 (13x16) with six home runs and 15 RBI, helping the Cougars to a 4-0 week (March 14-19). He slugged 2.063 and scored eight runs.
  • Led Houston with 18 multi-RBI games and is second with 22 multi-hit games.
  • Has had a hit in 49 of the 63 games and an RBI in 32 of the 62 games.

Jake Scheiner became just the third Cougar in program history to be tabbed Conference Player of the Year and first since 1990. He joins Southwest Conference Players of the Year Keith Darter (1990) and Rayner Noble (1983) on this exclusive list.

For Cumbie, this Third Team ABCA All-America honor accompanies a First Team All-America honor by NCBWA and two Second Team honors by Collegiate Baseball and Perfect Game. He was also tabbed a First Team All-Region selection.

Cumbie led the American Athletic Conference with a 2.04 ERA and a 10-2 record in 15 starts. The southpaw fanned 82 in 101.1 innings and had four complete games to his name this season.

QUICK LOOK BACK
Trey Cumbie | Sophomore | LHP

  • Named a Third Team All-American by ABCA/Rawlings
  • Named to the ABCA All-Region First Team
  • Named a First Team All-American by NCBWA
  • Named a Second Team All-American by Perfect Game
  • Named a Second Team All-American by Collegiate Baseball
  • Named NCBWA National Pitcher of the Month (May)
  • Named American Co-Pitcher of the Year
  • Named to All-American Athletic Conference First Team (SP)
  • Named American Pitcher of the Week twice this season
  • Led the American with a 2.04 ERA and a 10-2 record.
  • Threw three straight complete games, becoming first Cougar since Brad Sullivan in 2002 to accomplish that feat.
  • Has made 15 starts and tossed 101.1 innings.
  • Had four complete games and two complete-game shutouts this season.
  • Struck out 82 to just 15 walks.
  • Struck out a career-high 11 hitters in a complete-game shutout win at Tulane.
  • Won six straight starts from March 8 to April 13.
  • Didn't allow an earned run in four of his starts.
  • Earned wins over Prairie View A&M, McNeese, Louisiana-Lafayette, Incarnate Word, East Carolina, Memphis, UConn (x2), Tulane and Cincinnati.

Cumbie became the first 10-game winner since Austin Pruitt went 10-5 back in 2013, while also becoming the fourth Cougar to be named Conference Pitcher of the Year in program history, but first since 2006. He joins C-USA Pitchers of the Year Brad Lincoln (2006), Brad Sullivan (2002) and Kyle Crowell (2000, 1999) representing the league's top honor on the pitching side.


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