NWC Baseball Pitching - Mar. 21-27, 2016

NWC Baseball Pitching - Mar. 21-27, 2016

Baseball Pitching Student-Athlete of the Week – Mar. 21-27, 2016


HUGH SMITH, Whitworth

Freshman, RHP, Sammamish, Wash. / Skyline HS

Smith tossed eight scoreless innings in Saturday's opener against Lewis & Clark, allowing only five baserunners to reach via three hits and two walks en route to a 12-0 victory for No. 10 Whitworth. He fanned a career-high seven batters and also set down 10 Pioneers in a row between the third and sixth innings. His two walks brought his season walk total to only five batters through 38 1/3 innings pitched, and he lowered his season ERA to 1.17 while improving to 4-0.


Honorable Mention:

Cason Cunningham, Linfield (Fr, LHP, Eugene, Ore.)

Garrett Brown, Pacific Lutheran (Sr, RHP, Anchorage, Alaska)

Jackson Watt, Willamette (Sr, RHP, Rocklin, Calif.)

Collin Maier, Puget Sound (Jr, RHP, Billings, Mont.)


Previous Honorees:

Callahan Neely, Lin (2/8); Jackson Watt, Wil (2/15); Cory Nelson, PLU (2/22); Arory Milyard, Whw (2/29); Collin Maier, UPS (3/7); Garrett Brown, PLU (3/14); Paul Wolfram, Pac (3/21)