Clemson's Matthew Crownover
was named the ACC Pitcher of the Week on Monday.
Crownover earned two victories on the mound last week by tossing 13.0 scoreless innings over two starts. The Ringgold, Ga., freshman allowed just seven hits (six singles, one double), a .159 opponents' batting average, no runs, and four walks with 10 strikeouts. Against Maryland on Monday night, he tossed 6.0 scoreless innings of four-hit ball to earn the win. Then on just four days rest against Georgia Southern on Saturday, he pitched 7.0 scoreless innings of three-hit ball with eight strikeouts to earn the victory. Against the Eagles, Crownover did not allow a baserunner to advance past second base. On the season, he is 7-1 with a 1.90 ERA and .241 opponents' batting average along with 39 strikeouts against 16 walks in 61.2 innings pitched over 13 appearances (12 starts).