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SEMO pitcher named top in OVC

Joey Lucchesi was named 2015 OVC Pitcher of the Year. (Source: Southeast Missouri State University Athletics) Joey Lucchesi was named 2015 OVC Pitcher of the Year. (Source: Southeast Missouri State University Athletics)
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A left-handed pitcher at Southeast Missouri State University has been named the Ohio Valley Conference Pitcher of the Year for 2015.

Joey Lucchesi, a junior, also earned First Team All-OVC honors.

Southeast also had four Second Team All-OVC members. They include:

  • First baseman Ryan Rippee
  • Shortstop Branden Boggetto
  • Designated hitter Garrett Gandolfo
  • Utility player Andy Lennington

According to Southeast, freshman Trevor Ezell picked up All-Freshman Team honors.

Other OVC award winners include:

  • OVC Player of the Year: Chris Robinson, Morehead State
  • OVC Rookie of the Year: Ryan Flick, Tennessee Tech
  • OVC Coach of the Year: Mike McGuire, Morehead State

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