NASHVILLE, Tenn. – For the third week in a row, Belmont University Baseball has earned weekly honors. Freshman Joshua South (Cookeville, Tenn.) has been named the OVC Pitcher of the Week the league announced Monday.
The honor follows an incredible outing that helped Belmont secure the series victory over preseason favorite, Morehead State on Sunday. South tossed a complete game shutout, propelling Belmont to a 2-0 victory. In his outing, he did not walk a batter and struck out five. He retired the Eagles in order four times and no runner ever advanced past second base.
This marks the first time South has earned OVC Pitcher of the Week honors.