On January 30, Owen Coady ’19, a senior pitcher and captain for the University of Pennsylvania’s baseball team, was named the Ivy League Preseason Pitcher of the Year by D1Baseball. This nomination comes after a dominant junior year performance on the mound where Owen ranked first in the Ivies with a 2.80 ERA (earned run average), first in opponent batting average (.200), tied for first in wins (7), and fourth in strikeouts (74) last season, earning himself All-Ivy Honorable Mention recognition.
At Rye Country Day, Owen was a four-year letter winner and received FAA Honorable Mention after leading the Wildcats to a 2017 FAA League Championship during his sophomore year. After another strong season his junior year, Owen was nominated to the FAA All-League First Team. As a senior, he was selected as a team captain, and after an impressive senior year campaign, he received FAA All-League First Team honors for the second season. At the 2019 Spring Awards Night, Owen also received the Wildcat Award, which is awarded to the team’s most valuable player.
Congratulations, Owen! Once a Wildcat, Always a Wildcat!
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