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Kay Picks Up Second Preseason All-America Nod

Anthony Kay was named a Third Team All-American on Monday.
Jan. 25, 2016 Release

Junior lefty Anthony Kay picked up his second preseason All-America nod when he was selected as Third Team All-American on Monday, as announced by the organization.

Kay was tabbed as a Third Team All-American by Perfect Game on Jan. 11 and also checked in as the 31st-best prospect by on Friday.

A 2015 All-Conference First Team member, Kay was honored by The American as the 2016 Preseason Co-Pitcher of the Year in late December. The hurler went 8-6 in his sophomore season, finishing with a 2.07 ERA and a league-best 0.98 WHIP. His .202 batting average against ranked second among qualified pitchers in the conference and earned him a spot on the USA Baseball Collegiate National Team.



In two seasons in Storrs, Kay has compiled 13 wins with 152 strikeouts in 167.0 innings. During the fall season, he was honored with the program's Mrs. Mary Dropo Unsung Hero Award.

Kay was one of five Huskies named to The American Preseason All-Conference squad and earned distinction as the No. 23 player on Baseball American's Top 100 College Draft Prospects in early January.

Connecticut opens its 2016 season on Feb. 19 when it plays the first of a three-game set at Texas San-Antonio at Roadrunner Field.

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