College of Charleston freshman sensation Bailey Ober picked up his league-best fifth weekly honor as he was named the CAA Co-Rookie of the Week on Monday, the conference office announced.
Ober pitched eight shutout innings in Saturday’s 5-0 win over James Madison, part of CofC’s third consecutive CAA weekend sweep. Ober struck out eight batters and scattered five hits in his team-best third partial shutout this season. Ober lasted eight innings for the fourth time this season and now boasts a 1.00 ERA in CAA play with a 3-1 record.
On the season, Ober now leads the nation for earned run average among freshman pitchers with a 1.27 ERA. He is 7-2 with 53 strikeouts and just 12 walks.
The College of Charleston has now won a league-best nine CAA weekly honors, including five honors in the last three weeks.