Bukauskas Named Collegiate Baseball Preseason All-American (2016-12-19 22:48:57)

TUCSON, Ariz. --- North Carolina junior right-hander J.B. Bukauskas was named to Collegiate Baseball's preseason All-America second team, the newspaper announced Monday. Bukauskas returns for his third season in Chapel Hill after going 7-2 with a 3.10 ERA and 111 strikeouts in 78.1 innings of work last spring. 


Bukauskas followed up a strong sophomore season at Carolina with a spectacular summer with the USA Collegiate National Team. The junior from Ashburn, Virginia, posted a 0.00 ERA in 21.2 innings of work. He allowed just seven hits and one unearned run for the CNT, striking out 21 and walking just three.

Bukauskas and the Tar Heels open the 2017 season on Friday, Feb. 17, against Kentucky. Season tickets are on sale now, with full-season packages starting at just $99. For more information, click here.

Photo Courtesy: J.B. Bukauskas, UNC Athletics