AIKEN, S.C. — Korey Noles and Greg Appleton were named Pitcher and Coach of the Year, respectively, by the Peach Belt Conference on Wednesday night.
Noles was joined by five of his teammates on the all-conference team. The others are Danny Davidson, C.J. Bressoud, Brandon Masters, Jonnie Geiger, and Rodney Rutherford.
Noles, who picked up the win in the PBC tournament opener Thursday, was 11-0 with a 1.54 ERA, both league-bests, in the regular season. His win Thursday was his 17th straight win. Noles was second in the PBC with 110 strikeouts.
Appleton, in his 11th year at CSU, received his first PBC Coach of the Year award. He led the Cougars to a the regular-season PBC title with a 19-8 record in the conference.
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USC-Aiken's Chad Jacobsen was named Player of the Year, while Francis Marion's Preston Shuey was named Freshman of the Year.