The 21-year-old Blair was a near perfect 12-1 in 18 starts this season at Arizona State University with a 3.64 ERA (43 ER/106 1/3 IP). He fanned 108 batters and issued just 29 walks, earning Pac-10 Pitcher of the Year honors.
The 6-foot-2, 195-pound Rock Falls, Ill. native was also named First Team All-Pac-10, Academic All-Pac-10 and Second Team Louisville Slugger All-American. Blair was named to the All-Tempe Regional Team after his seven-inning, eight strikeout performance against Hawaii. The junior set a career high with his 12 wins, which led the Pac-10.