Ky. - Northern Kentucky University's Brian Beltz has been named
Great Lakes Valley Conference Pitcher of the Week.
Beltz, a senior
and a graduate of Ballard High School in Louisville, Ky., hurled
a one-hitter last week during a 2-0 victory over Bellarmine at Champion
Window Field in Florence, Ky. The left-hander struck out 12 batters
en route to the complete-game shutout, and he allowed just an infield
single in nine innings on the mound.
Beltz is currently
2-2 with a 3.86 earned run average. He has 28 strikeouts in 23 1/3
innings on the mound and has limited opposing hitters to a .213
NKU - which
has played one of the nation's toughest schedules early in the season
- travels to Rensselaer, Ind., on Wednesday to meet Saint Joseph's
in a GLVC doubleheader. The Norse will then play a four-game series
at Springfield, Mo., against Drury this weekend, beginning with
a doubleheader on Saturday.
NKU is 8-15
overall, 7-5 in the GLVC. The Norse are tied for fourth place in
the GLVC standings.