Stanford LHP Bubic named Pitcher of the Year in Cape Cod


Stanford junior left-hander Kris Bubic was named the Cape Cod Baseball League Pitcher of the Year, widely known as the nation's premier collegiate summer league.

Bubic stared for the Yarmouth-Dennis Red Sox. He was the Eastern Division's starting pitcher in the 2017 Cape League All-Star Game in July and fired a 1-2-3 bottom of the first inning. For the summer, Bubic went 4-1 with a 1.65 ERA while striking out 41 in 32.2 innings in the regular CCBL season. Opponents hit just .198 off Bubic.

Kris Bubic
For the Cardinal last season, Bubic was the team's Friday night starter and finished sixth in the Pac-12 in ERA (2.79) and strikeouts (96). A Mitty High grad, he was named honorable mention Academic All-Pac-12 selection, Bubic was second on the team with seven wins and 90 1/3 innings pitched. He capped the season with a career-high eight innings and 11 strikeouts in a Regional win over Sacramento State on June 1.

Palo Alto resident Hunter Bishop, a freshman at Arizona State, was named Pointstreak Playoff MVP by the Cape Cod Baseball League.

Bishop, who attended Serra High, hit a key home run in the sixth inning of Game 3 to give Brewster a 2-0 lead, and his three home runs in the playoffs were the most by any Cape League player. Bishop had only one home run in 104 regular-season at bats before providing the pop for the Whitecaps in the postseason.

Bishop shared the award with Maryland's Nick Dunn.

Skov rejoins 49ers

Stanford grad Shayne Skov, waived in May, signed a one-year contract with the San Francisco 49ers, it was announced Thursday.

Skov spent the past three years with the 49ers, appearing in 24 games and recording two tackles, and 12 tackles on special teams.

At Stanford, Skov had 355 tackles, 40 1/2 tackles for loss, 17 sacks, five forced fumbles and 13 passes defensed.

Smart sailors

Six Stanford sailors were named academic All-America by the Intercollegiate Sailing Association on Thursday.

The ISA recognizes collegiate sailors who have achieved excellence in national and inter-conference competition as well as excelling at the highest academic level for the 2016-17 academic year.

Stanford's selections include J.P. Cannistraro, Reinier Eenkema van Dijk, Haley Fox, Julia Lambert, Kennedy Placek and Maeve White.

The criteria for the honorees are that he or she must be a junior or senior, have at least a 3.3 cumulative grade-point average or higher on a 4.0 scale, and be a starter or key reserve in at least seven university sponsored regattas.

— Stanford Athletics

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