Reitz Tabbed USA South Rookie Pitcher of the Week for Second Time

Reitz Tabbed USA South Rookie Pitcher of the Week for Second Time

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FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. -- Covenant baseball freshman Matt Reitz has been named the USA South Rookie Pitcher of the Week for the period ending April 10, announced the conference on Monday afternoon.

It is the second time this year Reitz has earned the award after receiving the honor on Feb. 29.

The freshman from Jacksonville, Fla., made the start and went seven strong innings in Covenant's 5-2 victory over Piedmont on Thursday. Reitz allowed two runs on three hits with six strikeouts in his outing as he picked up his second win of the year. At one point in the game, Reitz retired 18 of 19 Piedmont batters.

On the year, Reitz is 2-5 with a save and a 5.02 ERA in 57.1 innings pitched.

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