Bowers named MCC Pitcher of the Week

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2011-03-29
Huntington, Ind. - Huntington University junior ace, Mitch Bowers, was named the baseball Mid-Central Conference (MCC) Pitcher of the Week for the week of March 28-April 3.

Bowers, a business major from Rochester, Indiana (Rochester High School), earned his third consecutive win on the mound Saturday afternoon when he lead the Foresters to a 3-0 win over Spring Arbor University. He pitched a complete game one-hit shutout in HU's home opener, giving up only two walks while striking out five. Bowers hasn't given up an earned run in his last 28 innings of play. His current ERA is 2.64.

The Foresters (5-12, 2-0) return to action on Tuesday, March 29, when they travel to Spring Arbor University for a doubleheader at 2:00 p.m.
The Huntington University Foresters compete in 14 intercollegiate sports for men and women. In the past decade, Huntington has produced 53 NAIA All-America honors and 173 All-America Scholar Athlete honors. Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S.News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest.
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