He is the first Golden Eagle to win the award since 2015.
The Golden Eagles finished 36-18-1 a season ago.
He is the sixth different Golden Eagle baseball player to garner this award.
The trio of right-handed pitchers were taken between the 22-24th rounds in the draft earlier this month.
He was also chosen to the ABCA/Rawlings All-South Region second team.
Baseball vs ODU 5-21-15
Baseball vs Charlotte 5-9-15
Baseball vs Marshall 5-3
Baseball vs UAB - Saturday
Baseball vs Nicholls
Converted reliever who threw in 37 games out of the bullpen his first three seasons to making 15 starts as a senior and tallying an 11-1 record with a 1.56 ERA...Voted second-team Louisville Slugger All-American by the publication Collegiate Baseball...Became the second Southern Miss player to ever win the C Spire Ferriss Trophy for best collegiate baseball player in the state of Mississippi, with the other being Tyler Koelling in 2011...Named C-USA Pitcher of the Year, marking just the second time a Southern Miss pitcher has won the award -- Todd McInnis won it in 2009 and 2011...Named 1st team All-Conference USA, as well as to the C-USA All-Tournament team for an 8 2/3 shutout performance against Old Dominion, before the Golden Eagles won the game in 12 innings, 2-0...Voted C-USA Pitcher of the Week twice on March 2 and March 30, the NCBWA National Pitcher of the Week (3/31) and the College Sports Madness C-USA Pitcher of the Week (3/2)...Had strings of 23 2/3 and 18 1/3 scoreless innings during the year...Threw six innings and added eight strikeouts versus Nicholls (2/21) in 2nd start...Won C-USA Pitcher of the Week with six-hit, complete-game shutout performance at Troy (3/1) with 8 strikeouts...Posted a seven-inning shutout of FIU (3/15), allowing just four hits...His eight strikeouts against both Nicholls (2/21) and Troy (3/1) were career highs...Was part of third shutout, throwing 3 2/3 scoreless frames vs. Miss. State (3/24) and followed that with 7 1/3 scoreless innings in win against Rice (3/29)...Named C-USA Pitcher of the Week for second time and NCBWA National Pitcher of the Week in 11 shutout innings following the Mississippi State and Rice outings...Won his last four decisions to finish the year...Gave up just 12 extra-base hits during the season (11 doubles, 1 home run) and held opponents to a .201 batting average.
Pitched in 13 games in relief...Registered a 1-0 record with a 6.97 ERA in 10 1/3 innings of work...Opened the season with his lone victory, throwing 2/3 scoreless relief with two strikeouts against Chicago State (2/15)...Ended the season by giving up just one hit and one walk over two scoreless innings in the season finale against UTSA (5/24)...Named to Dean's List during the Spring semester and the Athletic Director's honor roll in Fall semester...Named to the C-USA Commissioner's honor roll.
Threw 6 1/3 innings over seven relief appearances ... Fanned a season-high two against Alcorn State (2/24), Marshall (4/13, g2) and SIUE (5/10) ... Notched lone save in a scoreless frame against New Orleans (4/10) ... Did not walk a batter and fanned seven for the season ... Threw a scoreless inning against Alcorn State (2/24) ... Named to Dean's List for the Fall 2013 semester and Athletic Director's Honor Roll for the Spring 2013 semester.
Used in middle relief in which he made 17 appearances during his initial campaign with the Golden Eagles ... Posted a 2-1 record with a 5.11 earned run average with 23 strikeouts in 37 innings of work ... Went at least two innings in 10 outings ... Got both victories in back-to-back appearances against Auburn (3/4) and Louisiana-Lafayette (3/10) ... Threw 1 1/3 innings at Auburn and allowed no runs on two walks with a strikeout and scattered two hits and two walks while not allowing a run with three strikeouts over 4 1/3 in defeating UL Lafayette ... Garnered saves in his first two appearances, each three-inning scoreless performances, against Nicholls State (2/19) in the first game of a doubleheader and against Troy (2/25) ... Fanned four against Memphis (4/21) and did not allow a run or a hit over the final 2 2/3 to get his third and final save of campaign ... Threw three scoreless innings at Ole Miss (3/20) ... Added two at bats and went hitless in his two trips to the plate ... Named to the President's List during the Fall semester ... Earned C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll accolades.
Redshirted ... Made the Athletic Director's Honor Roll during the spring semester and the Dean's List during the fall ... Earned C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll for the year.
Was 5-1 in 10 appearances for coach Chris McCardle ... Struck out 62 batters in 38.1 innings of work with a 2.56 ERA ... Also lettered in football as the team's starting quarterback.
Son of Hal and Lisa McMahon...Graduated in Construction Engineering Technology in December 2014...Born on September 28, 1991.