USA Baseball announced the appointment of Washington baseball assistant coach Tanner Swanson as a coach of the National Teams Identification Series (NTIS) Northwest Region 17-under, 16-under and 13-under teams. Swanson will coach the teams in the NTIS events in Cary, N.C. from Aug. 10-14, Aug. 18-21 and Aug. 25-28.
Earlier this week, Washington senior Troy Rallings was named the West's first team All-American reliever by the American Baseball Coaches Association. On Saturday, he beat out seven other relievers from the eight regions and was named the ABCA/Rawlings Division I First Team All-American relief pitcher to become the first Husky to ever earn first team honors from the nation's coaches.
Washington senior pitcher Troy Rallings was named to the 2016 D1Baseball All-America first team on Thursday. It is the third first team All-America honor he has received among the most highly regarded publications.
The eight ABCA/Rawlings All-Region teams were announced and Washington senior Troy Rallings was named to the west region's first team as a relief pitcher. The right-handed is now eligible for the ABCA/Rawlings All-America Team, which will be announced Saturday, June 18.