June 15, 2007
Malibu, Calif. - Junior All-American right hander Barry Enright, who ranks second on Pepperdine's all-time wins list and is tied for fourth in West Coast Conference (WCC) annals, was selected a third team All-American by Baseball America, the publication announced on Friday
In his three seasons at Pepperdine, Enright compiled an overall record of 35-8 and 3.44 ERA while appearing in 57 games, starting 56. He concluded his junior season ranked No. 1 in school history in fewest walks allowed per nine innings (1.58), fourth in innings pitched (353.0) and second in games started.
As a junior, Enright, was also tabbed a third team All-American by Collegiate Baseball and was a unanimous All-WCC selection, posted a 12-5 record and 1.99 ERA in 18 starts. His win total ties for fifth in the country while his ERA is 18th.
Enright established career-highs for innings pitched (131.1) and strikeouts (91) while walking a career-low 14 batters and limiting opposing batters to a .240 average.
The Stockton, California, native was named to the preseason watch list for the Blake Wallace Award, given annually to college baseball's top player, and was a semi-finalist for the Roger Clemens Award, Dick Howser Trophy and the USA Golden Spikes Award.
As a sophomore, Enright was named the WCC's Co-Pitcher of the Year after posting a 13-2 record and 4.05 ERA while establishing career-highs for appearances (21) and games started (20). He went 10-1 with a 4.62 ERA as a rookie, earning Freshman All-American and WCC Freshman of the Year honors.
Enright was impressive in WCC play during his career, posting an 18-2 mark and 2.91 ERA in 24 appearances. He won his first 17 decisions before suffering his first conference loss in April.
Enright was drafted in the second round (73rd overall) by the Arizona Diamondbacks during Major League Baseball's First-Year Player Draft on June 7.