Central Connecticut right-hander Nick Neumann was named the New England Collegiate Baseball League Pitcher of the Week for his performance in a 2-0 victory on Saturday. Neumann is playing with the Keene Swamp Bats this summer after posting a 5-3 record and a 2.61 earned run average in his sophomore season at CCSU.
Neumann pitched eight innings against the Northshore Navigators on Saturday. He surrendered only two hits and did not allow a run. He also punched out nine Navigators without walking a batter.
So far this summer he has struck out 12 batters, while allowing one run on only four hits in 12 innings pitched.