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Kierpa Tabbed USA South Rookie Pitcher of the Week

Kierpa Tabbed USA South Rookie Pitcher of the Week

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FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. -- Covenant baseball freshman Grant Kierpa has been named the USA South Rookie Pitcher of the Week for the period ending March 20, announced the conference on Monday.

Kierpa is the second straight Scot to earn the honor and the fourth overall this season.

The Milton, Ga., native made his first career start last Tuesday against Berry and went five innings allowing just one hit and one unearned run. Kierpa struck out five and walked one on 62 total pitches and retired six of the final seven hitters he faced, while picking up a no-decision.

On the year, Kierpa has appeared in three games throwing 8.2 innings with one save.

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