AUSTINTOWN, Ohio -- Mount Union freshman pitcher Phil Mary (Venetia, Pa./Peters Township) was named Ohio Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Week.
Mary went 2-1 on the mound with a 1.13 earned run average and a team-best 18 strikeouts over 16.0 innings of work last week on the Purple Raiders spring break trip in Florida.
In his first ever collegiate start, he struck out 12 batters in a complete-game two-hit shutout in a 5-0 win against Alma (Mich.)
He picked up his second win in an inning of relief work in the Raiders 8-7 come from behind win against Roger Williams (R.I.).
Mary then pictched his second complete game of the week striking out five but took a 3-0 loss to No. 22 ranked Wartburg.
Mount Union (5-7) takes on Hiram Wednesday, Mar. 16 at 3 p.m. in Hiram, Ohio.