Trey Cumbie Tabbed Preseason All-American

Dec. 18, 2017

HOUSTON – As we near the start of the 2018 college baseball season, Houston Baseball junior ace Trey Cumbie was recognized by Collegiate Baseball as a Preseason All-American, the publication announced on Monday.

Cumbie was honored as a Second Team selection and one of just two American Athletic Conference student-athletes named to at least the First or Second Teams as Wichita State outfielder Greyson Jenista earned Second Team honors as well.

Cumbie, the staff ace, is fresh off a sophomore campaign that was highlighted by him being named the American Pitcher of the Year and a First Team All-American.
The Lufkin, Texas native, 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.

Trey Cumbie

  • Named American Co-Pitcher of the Year
  • 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 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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