Ky. - Northern Kentucky University's Matt Marksbury has been named
Great Lakes Valley Conference Pitcher of the Week.
senior and a graduate of Norwood High School, hurled a complete-game
shutout during a 2-0 victory over Missouri-St. Louis in the GLVC
opener. The 6-foot-2 right-hander surrendered just two hits and
one walk in the outing while striking out 10 batters.
It was the 13th
career complete game for Marksbury, who is now 2-0 on the season
with a 2.05 earned run average.
NKU will begin
a three-game series against Southern Indiana at noon Saturday with
a doubleheader at Champion Window Field in Florence, Ky. The two
teams will conclude the series at noon Sunday with a single game.
NKU - which
has played one of the nation's toughest schedules early in the season
- enters the weekend with a 3-11 overall record, 2-2 in the GLVC.