The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association named UNCW relief pitcher Clark Cota to the midseason Stopper of the Year watch list on Thursday.
Cota leads the Colonial Athletic Association with eight saves and is one of 41 relievers on the list.
The junior, who played at Topsail High School, has struck out 36 batters in 21 1/3 innings and has a 3-0 record and a 1.27 earned run average.
The Seahawks return to conference play this weekend when they host Elon for three games. The series beings Friday at 6 p.m.
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