May 18, 2017
Cody Puckett TSWA Pitcher Of The Week
MURFREESBORO, Tenn.— After his stellar performance at Rice this past Saturday, Cody Puckett has been named the Tennessee Sports Writers Association (TSWA) Pitcher of the Week, the organization announced this morning.
The senior southpaw is coming off his best outing of his career. Shutting down Rice Saturday, by tying a career-high with a seven inning masterful performance. The lefty tossed seven scoreless frames, while only allowing four hits, two walks and striking out eight en route to the 13-1 dominating win.
Puckett also retired the final 16 of 19 batters he faced. The Smithville, Tenn., native has the lowest ERA in the MT starting rotation, while being second on the team with 62 strikeouts.
This is Puckett’s first TSWA award, and the second of the season for the Blue Raiders.
He is scheduled to start this Saturday on Senior Day when the Blue Raiders take on the Bulldogs from LA Tech.
2017 TSWA BASEBALL PLAYERS OF THE WEEK
February 14 – Ryan Addington, Carson-Newman (Player); Travis Dohr, Cumberland University (Pitcher)
February 21 – Nolen Milton, Union University (Player); Evan Heffner, Maryville College (Pitcher)
February 28 – Collin Harris, Tennessee Tech (Player); Brady Puckett, Lipscomb (Pitcher)
March 8 – Wade Weinburger, Bryan College (Player); Michael Wood, Tennessee Tech (Pitcher)
March 15 – Ryan Flick, Tennessee Tech (Player); Alex Robles, Austin Peay (Pitcher)
March 21 – Austin Krajnak, Cumberland University (Player); JR Miller, Union University (Pitcher)
March 29 – Matt Jones, Tennessee Tech (Player); Trey Sledge, Rhodes College (Pitcher)
April 6 – J.P. Castaneda, King University (Player); Octavio Mirabal, King University (Pitcher)
April 11 – Ryan Kemp, Middle Tennessee (Player); Matt Ruppenthal, Vanderbilt (Pitcher)
April 18 – Paul Kirby, Carson-Newman (Player); Kyle Wright, Vanderbilt (Pitcher)
April 26 – Nick Egli, Belmont (Player); Blake Glaudeb, Rhodes College (Pitcher)
May 2 – Alex Robles, Austin Peay (Player); Denton Norman, Lipscomb (Pitcher)
May 10 – Dan Kerwin, UT Martin (Player); Kyle Wright, Vanderbilt (Pitcher)
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