Knights bring home three American Athletic Conference season…

ORLANDO, Fla. – The American Athletic Conference released its yearly season awards Monday afternoon with the Knights bringing home a plethora of honors, including the AAC Coach of the Year award for first year head coach Greg Lovelady.

Lovelady, who led the team to its first ever AAC regular season title, just one year after the team finished last in 2016, also saw success in growing his players. Robby Howell won AAC Pitcher of the Year, and Rylan Thomas won Rookie Position Player of the Year.

“I’m just appreciative of everybody that’s played a part in our journey this year. It’s more a reflection of them than anything else,” Lovelady said in a UCFKnights.com story. “I’m really grateful for my staff, this is really a staff award and they deserve a lot of credit. There are also guys behind the scenes that do so much to help the kids, nutritionally, in the weight room, and things to keep…

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