Mississippi State’s Christian MacLeod was named the Southeastern Conference pitcher of the week Monday, the league announced. It was his second SEC pitcher of the week award of the season.
The junior earned the honor for his performance Friday at No. 19 South Carolina, shutting out the Gamecocks over seven innings. He struck out six in the Bulldogs’ 9-0 win.
MacLeod leads Mississippi State’s starters with a 3.05 ERA and .218 batting average against in a team-high 56.0 innings pitched. He is second on the team with 79 strikeouts and just 46 hits allowed.
Theo DeRosa reports on Mississippi State sports for The Dispatch. Follow him on Twitter at @Theo_DeRosa.