College of Charleston pitcher Bailey Ober has been selected as the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) Freshman Pitcher of the Year, the organization announced on June 10, 2014.

Bailey Ober

Hailing from Huntersville, N.C., and Charlotte Christian High School, Ober put together a dominant freshman season beginning with a five-inning shutout in relief to defeat then-No. 12 North Carolina on opening day and ending with an eight-inning, one-run performance against No. 10 Texas Tech in the NCAA Super Regional. Ober finished the season with a 10-3 record and a 1.52 ERA, the third-best ERA in College of Charleston history and the lowest earned run average among all NCAA freshmen pitchers in 2014.
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Ober was earlier named CAA Rookie of the Year and CAA Tournament Most Outstanding Player as well as named Freshman All-American by the NCBWA and Collegiate Baseball. He is the College’s first National Freshman Pitcher of the Year. Read more about Ober’s achievements at