NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Belmont University senior pitcher Casey Queener (Brentwood, Tenn.) was named Ohio Valley Conference Pitcher of the Week the league announced Monday.
Queener struck out 11 and walked only one in seven innings as Belmont picked up its first win of the season last Thursday, topping Western Michigan 2-1. T
he senior scattered four hits and left the game around seven innings with a 1-0 lead. He struck out at least one batter in each of his seven innings and had multiple strikeouts in four of his frames. Only one batter reached third base during his time on the mound. Queener ranks first in the OVC in strikeouts (15.43/game).
Queener was named to the 2019 Preseason All-OVC team prior to the season. He was a one-time recipient of OVC Pitcher of the Week honors last season.