MONDAY, MARCH 03, 2014
McRae Named #ASunBSB Pitcher of the Week
MACON, Ga. - A strong performance in leading Jacksonville to a series win over Winthrop over the weekend has earned junior RHP Alex McRae (West Allis, Wis.) Atlantic Sun Pitcher of the Week honors. Its the second time in three weeks this season a Dolphins hurler has been recognized with the award.
McRae highlighted the 2-1 weekend for Jacksonville by ringing up a career high 11 strikeouts in a complete game five hit shutout against Winthrop. The junior righty also added two hitless innings vs UCF on Tuesday adding three strikeouts. On the season McRae ranks second in the A-Sun with 18 strikeouts.
Behind his performance the Jacksonville starters combined for 22 shutout innings in the three game series against Winthrop.
The Dolphins return to action this Friday by hosting No. 17 Indiana, a 2013 College Work Series Participant, at Sessions Stadium.