The championship game is set for 1 p.m., Sunday, and can be seen on the CBS SN.
He is the first winner of the award since 2015.
2017 (R-Sr.): Appeared in five games, starting against Charlotte (5/27, 2nd game) in the C-USA tourney…Picked up his first career win after allowing an unearned run on two hits with season-high four strikeouts in season-long 2 1/3 innings vs. Nicholls State (4/18)...Was 1-0 with 1.23 ERA…Allowed just one earned run all season in 7 1/3 innings; walked four, struck out seven.
2016 (r-Jr.): Appeared in seven games, including starts against New Orleans (2/24) and South Alabama (3/2)…Finished season at 0-1 with a 9.58 ERA…Allowed 11 runs in 10 1/3 innings, with 14 strikeouts and nine walks…His final appearance came against Tulane (4/19), allowing a hit, while walking two and striking out one in a scoreless inning worked….Fanned season-high five against South Alabama (3/2)…Had 11 strikeouts in his first three appearances, spanning eight innings of work…Received the C-USA Academic Medal and was a member of the Commissioner’s Honor Roll…Earned Athletic Director’s Honor Roll accolades for the fall semester and Dean’s List honors during the spring semester
Junior College: 2015 (r-So.): Transferred to Panola Junior College in Carthage, Texas…Played for Coach Todd Shelton…In lone season at Panola, appeared in 12 games, including 11 starts….Posted 3-5 record and 5.13 ERA…Averaged 8.37 strikeouts per game…Allowed 37 runs (30 earned) on 50 hits in 52 2/3 innings…Recorded 49 strikeouts and 39 walks…2014 (r-Fr.): Lone season at Golden West…Played for Coach Bert Villarreal…Appeared in seven games, posting 15.55 ERA…Allowed 10 runs (all earned) in 5 2/3 innings on nine hits…Had five strikeouts and five walks …2013: Did not play at Golden West…2012 (Fr.): Redshirted after signing with Golden West College in Huntington Beach, Calif.
Prep: Played for Coach Robert Marshall at Huntington Beach (Calif.) Marina High School…Also played one season each of football and basketball.
Personal: Son of Joi Packer and Daniel Stevens …One brother, Parker; two sisters, Heather and Amber… Step-brother Tyler Ferguson played baseball at Vanderbilt and is in Texas Rangers’ organization…Cousin Craig Stevens plays for the Tennessee Titans after playing at the University of California…Cousin Mike Tulley was a pole-vaulter at UCLA who won silver medal in 1984 Summer Olympics…Cousin Eric Stevens played at Cal and then St. Louis Rams...Cousin Holly Stevens was softball player at Pittsburgh …Majoring in Interdisciplinary Studies.