USC baseball players earn preseason honorsPosted: Updated:
Several Gamecock baseball players have earned preseason honors.
Sophomore catcher Grayson Greiner, senior left-handed pitcher Tyler Webb, senior right-handed pitcher Colby Holmes and sophomore left-handed pitcher Jordan Montgomery have been named to the 2013 Louisville Slugger Preseason All-America team as announced by Collegiate Baseball Friday. Greiner was a second-team selection with Holmes, Montgomery and Webb named to the third team.
Greiner returns after earning Freshman All-America honors
last season by Collegiate Baseball. He
was a SEC All-Freshman selection and hit six homers and 13 doubles with 32 RBI.
Webb, who garnered second-team Preseason All-America honors earlier in the month from the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association, went 6-1 with a 1.56 ERA last year in 39 relief appearances.
Montgomery and Holmes both were starters last season. Montgomery went 6-1 with a 3.62 ERA in 74.2 innings with Holmes going 7-2 with a 3.05 ERA in 79.2 innings. Montgomery also earned Freshman All-America honors last years.
South Carolina is ranked No. 7 in the nation in the Collegiate Baseball Preseason Top 40 announced Thursday.
The Gamecocks begin the 2013 season Feb. 15 hosting a three-game series against Liberty.
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