For Release: (Immediately: Mar. 4, 2013)
Springfield, Mo. – Evangel’s Blake McKnight was named the Heart of America conference baseball Pitcher of the Week this week.
The right-hander from O’Fallon, Mo. won his start last week with a 1-0, one-hit shutout victory over 24th ranked Madonna (Mich.). McKnight faced just two batters more than the minimum in the seven inning game allowing one hit, one walk while striking out six. He also set Evangel’s all-time wins record picking up the 24th win of his career. He won the same award twice last season.
The Crusaders are 12-6 on the season as they continue a road trip in Florida during Evangel’s spring break.
For additional information, contact:
Kevin Kennedy, Evangel University Athletics, (417) 865-2815, ext. 7260