Verland Pre-Season All-American
By ODU Athletics
Dec. 19, 2003
NORFOLK, VA-Old Dominion University junior pitcher Justin Verlander (Goochland, VA) has been selected third team All-American by COLLEGIATE BASEBALL NEWS.
The 6-4, 195 pound righthander established a new ODU single season strikeout record of 139 in 116.1 innings last year. He then helped the USA win the silver medal at the Pan American games, going 5-1 with a 1.29 ERA. The All-CAA selection has fanned 276 batters in 230 innings pitched. Also on third team with Verlander is CAA pitching rival and USA teammate Justin Orenduff of VCU (Va. Beach).