ROCK HILL, S.C. - Newberry College senior pitcher Josh McElwee has been named the South Atlantic Conference Pitcher of the Week as announced by the league office Monday.
McElwee, a senior from Andrews, S.C., pitched 8.0 scoreless innings in his Friday night start on the way to a 12-0 Newberry win over Lincoln Memorial. He struck out 11 LMU batters and allowed just six hits - four of which never left the infield. His strikeout total for the year is now at 58 with just 46.2 innings pitched. No LMU runner reached third base.
On the season McElwee is 3-1 with a 3.47 ERA. He now has 279 career strikeouts, which ranks amongst the all-time leaders in conference history.
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