College Baseball Daily continues our countdown to the start of the 2012 College Baseball season by checking in on the Top 100 Players in the country. We will be providing one player per day until we reach number 1.
We continue the countdown today at number 53 with Central Michigan junior LHP Dietrich Enns. The Frankfort, Illinois native attended Lincoln Way East High School. He had an outstanding junior season going 7-3 with an ERA of 1.30 as he earned all-conference and all-area honors. He was even better as a sophomore with a 12-0 record with a 1.10 ERA.
He made an immediate impact for Central Michigan in 2010 as he appeared in 20 games (two starts) with a perfect 7-0 record while having an ERA of 2.12. He was even better in MAC play going 4-0 while posting a 1.23 ERA. He ended up pitching a total of 59.1 innings while striking out 64 batters and walking 27 batters. He held opponents to a .168 batting average against. He won multiple awardsincluding being named MAC Freshman of the Year and tabbed first-team All-MAC. Louisville Slugger also named him a Freshman All-American.
He spent the summer of 2010 with the Eau Claire Express in the Northwoods League. He appeared in 15 games (four starts) while having a 3-1 record and an ERA of 1.80. He also held oppoents to a .238 batting average against.
His sophomore season saw him work out of the bullpen for the entire season. He made 19 appearances while going 6-1 including a team high six saves with a 2.83 ERA. He struck out 48 hitters while waling 20 in a total of 41.1 innings of work.
He spent the summer in the Cape Cod Baseball League with the Hyannis Harbor Hawks making 15 regular season appearances going 3-1 with a 0.65 ERA in 27.2 innings of work. He struck out 18 batters while walking eight. He was selected for the midseason Cape Cod Baseball League All-Star game where he pitched a scoreless inning.
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