West Virginia Southpaw Starter Named National Pitcher, Player Of Week

The awards keep mounting for West Virginia starting pitcher Harrison Musgrave. The redshirt sophomore starter and ace of the Mountaineer staff received two national honors this week. He was named National Pitcher of the Week by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association as well as Collegiate Baseball Louisville Slugger National Player of the Week.

This was the second time thiu season Musgrave has received the NCBWA weekly honor. He also was the Big 12 Pitcher of thw Week for the fourth time this year.  He pitched a complete game 2-0 shutout in the first game of the series with TCU last weekend, striking out a career-high 14 batters. He set down 15 consecutive batters from the third to the seventh inning.

The 6-1 southpaw is 8-1 for the season with an ERA of 2,14 in 13 starts. Musgrave has won seven consecutive games. He is a perfect 5-0 against Big 12 teams this season, with an ERA of 1.02, and conference opponents are hitting just .145 off of him.

Oklahoma State outfielder Zach Fish was named NCBWA Player of the Week in mid-March. Musgrave and Fish are the only two Big 12 players to win an NCBWA weekly award this season.



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