(Courtesy Saint Louis Athletics)
Saint Louis junior RHP James Norwood was named the Atlantic 10 Conference Pitcher of the Week, the conference office announced today. It is the first weekly honor of Norwood’s career and the Billikens’ fourth award of the season.
In his Atlantic 10 debut as a starter, Norwood threw a one-hit shutout at Rhode Island, striking out six and walking two. Only four URI hitters were able to reach base. On the year, Norwood is 3-0 with a 2.25 ERA and a .172 batting average against.
Norwood and the Billikens return to action on Wednesday, March 26, when they take on the Eastern Illinois Panthers in Charleston, Ill. First pitch is scheduled for 3 p.m. Freshman RHP Robert Plohr will get the start for Saint Louis.