Freshman All-America Honors for Vandy Duo

Devin Futrell and Carter Holton named Freshman All-Americans

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Vanderbilt pitching duo of Devin Futrell and Carter Holton both received Freshman All-America honors from Collegiate Baseball, the publication announced Wednesday.

With the honors, Futrell and Holton became the eighth and ninth Commodores in the last four seasons to receive Freshman All-America recognition.

Futrell closed out the season with a team-high nine wins across 13 starts. His nine wins are currently tied for the most in the SEC, while leading all freshmen in the conference. The Pembroke Pines, Florida, native boasted a 3.41 ERA on the campaign which ranked second among Vanderbilt starting pitchers.

Holton sported a 3.14 ERA across his rookie season to lead all Commodore starters and place sixth in the SEC. His 97 strikeouts on the year rank sixth in the conference and second on the Vandy pitching staff. The Savannah, Georgia, native posted an 8-4 record on the mound, while notching a team-high eight quality starts.

Both Futrell and Holton were named to the Freshman All-SEC Team earlier this season.