Dec. 23, 2006
Malibu, Calif. - Pepperdine junior starting pitcher Barry Enright and junior shortstop Danny Worth were tabbed 2007 Preseason All-Americans by Collegiate Baseball, it was announced on Friday. Enright was selected to the second team while Worth was named to the third team.
Enright was chosen as one of seven starting pitchers to the second team while Worth was one of four shortstops earning third team recognition.
Enright was earlier selected a second team All-American pick by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) in addition to being named to the 2007 Watch Lists for the Roger Clemens Award and Brooks Wallace Award that are presented to the country's top collegiate pitcher and player, respectively.
Enright is coming off a sophomore campaign in which he went 13-2 and posted a 4.05 ERA in 21 appearances en route to tying for third in the nation in victories. He was tabbed the West Coast Conference's (WCC) Co-Pitcher of the Year and selected first team all-conference.
As a rookie in 2005, Enright went 9-1 with a 4.62 ERA and was named a Freshman All-American, WCC Freshman of the Year and second team all-conference. He enters his junior campaign with a 23-3 career record and ranks 12th on Pepperdine's all-time wins list.
Worth has proven himself to be one of the top defensive shortstops in the country as well as a productive. He batted .303 with three home runs and 37 RBI last season en routed to receiving honorable mention All-WCC recognitions. He enters his junior season with a .308 career average, four home runs, 72 RBI and a .972 fielding percentage.
Both Enright and Worth are part of a Pepperdine team that is pre-season ranked No. 19 by Collegiate Baseball. The Waves open their 2007 season at UNLV on February 2.