MONDAY, APRIL 14, 2014
Russell Tagged #ASunBSB Pitcher of the Week For a Second Time
MACON, Ga. - Junior RHP Justin Russell (Jacksonville, Fla.) was honored once again by the Atlantic Sun this week after turning in another dominate performance on the mound. On Monday, Russell was honored as the league’s Pitcher of the Week for a second time this season in an official release from the league office.
Russell, who graduated from Episcopal in Jacksonville before spending two years at Seminole State College, earned the honor after tossing a complete game three-hit shut out in a 1-0 Dolphins win over Florida Gulf Coast. He had a perfect game going thru 7.1 innings.
The junior righty also earned the honor back on Feb. 17 when he had seven shutout innings in a 2-0 Jacksonville win at No. 19 TCU. As a team Jacksonville has been recognized three times this season with the award.
The Dolphins are back in action on Tuesday when they travel No. 4 Florida State for a 6:00 pm game. The game will be broadcast on the radio throughout the Jacksonville area on 92.5 FM and can also be seen on ESPN3.