Josh McElwee named SAC Pitcher of the Week


Josh McElwee named SAC Pitcher of the Week
Monday, April 16, 2012

ROCK HILL, S.C. - Newberry College senior pitcher Josh McElwee (Andrews, S.C.) has been named the South Atlantic Conference Pitcher of the Week for the second time this season as announced by the conference office Monday.

McElwee allowed only one unearned run on three hits in 6.0 innings, while striking out eight in Newberry's 5-1 victory over Carson-Newman, which clinched the Wolves' berth in this week's Food Lion South Atlantic Conference Tournament.

McElwee is 5-2 with a 2.79 ERA in conference play, striking out 80 batters in 61.1 innings. On the season as a whole, he is 5-2 with a 3.03 ERA and 88 strikeouts. He has 309 career strikeouts entering Thursday's SAC Tournament opener against Tusculum.