Ryan Yerina shutting down opposition
Senior pitcher Ryan Yerina from Trumbull of the Southern Connecticut State University baseball team took home the NCBWA Pitcher of the Week for his performances over Pittsburgh-Johnstown and Assumption last week.
Yerina tossed 7.2 perfect innings in a 9-0 win over Assumption on Sunday, striking out six in a one-hitter.
He also gave the Owls a six inning, two-hit outing in a 8-2 win over Pittsburgh-Johnstown on Tuesday.
Yerina only allowed one run over 15.0 innings, while striking out 12 in the two starts.
Yerina was also named the Northeast-10 Conference Pitcher of the Week for the second time this season.
He is a perfect 4-0 with a 1.29 ERA with 27 strikeouts and four walks in 35 innings.
Mike Yerina a freshman, has pitched in three games with a 3.18 ERA.
The Owls are home this weekend to Bentley and Stonehill. Bentley visits the Ballpark at SCSU on Friday at 3:30 and Sunday at 1 p.m. Stonehill is in for a doubleheader at 12 noon and 3 p.m. on Saturday.