Petty Named NEWMAC Pitcher of the Week

NEW LONDON, Conn.—Coast Guard senior pitcher Derek Petty has been named the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Baseball Pitcher of the Week.

Petty, pitching the important third game of the NEWMAC weekend series against WPI with the series tied at one game each, fired a five-hit shutout with a career-high 12 strikeouts in a 5-0 win on Saturday. The senior ace allowed just one extra base hit a, double, while walking just two. He is now 3-0 with a 2.19 ERA while leading the pitching staff with 21 strikeouts.

He is scheduled to take the mound again this weekend when the Bears, who are 9-6 overall and 3-2 in conference play, take on Clark in a three-game series. Coast Guard will play at home on Friday at 3:30 p.m. and conclude the weekend series with a doubleheader in Worcester, Mass. on Saturday.