CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Freshman Brady Held has been named American Rivers Conference Pitcher of the Week for the period ending Sunday, March 10, the conference office announced Monday.
Held led Simpson to a 1-0 win over Utica on Sunday, which moved the team to 2-0. Held is the first member of the Simpson baseball squad to be named a conference player of the week since March 25, 2014, when Matt Pennings earned the distinction.
The Storm picked up a 11-10 win over Curry today and compete against New Jersey City tomorrow at 8:15 a.m. (CT).
Brady Held | Pitcher of the Week
Freshman pitcher and outfielder from Indianola, Iowa
Tossed a complete-game shutout and one-hitter in his first collegiate outing as a pitcher for the Storm
Struck out 13 batters and only allowed two walks
Did not allow a runner to reach base in four of seven innings
Helped team secure best start to season since 2011