McCarthy Named SCIAC Pitcher of the Week

McCarthy Named SCIAC Pitcher of the Week

LOS ANGELESNolan McCarthy was named the SCIAC Pitcher of the Week on Monday after an outstanding start on opening day.

McCarthy, a junior from Portland, Ore., threw hard and threw strikes in a dominant 8-0 win over Puget Sound, going six innings with 11 strikeouts, no earned runs and just two walks. 

"Nolan threw a great game," Oxy head coach Luke Wetmore said. "I'm especially pleased with his composure on the mound, the way he made pitches and picked up his teammates after a couple miscues.

The Tigers jumped out to a 3-0 start to the season with a second win over Puget Sound and a victory of Willamette on Sunday.

McCarthy is one of two Oxy baseball players that got well-served recognition for great performances. Jack Brancheau was named to the Team of the Week after hitting going 5 for 8 with a home run, a double, four RBIs, five runs scored and six walks.

Oxy is back in action against Claremont-Mudd-Scripps this weekend.

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