GW's LaPointe Wins A-10 Pitcher of the Week Award
March 30, 2009
PHILADELPHIA, PA - George Washington's Ryan Lapointe has been named the Atlantic 10 Conference Pitcher of the Week for baseball, the league office announced Monday. It marks LaPointe's first A-10 Pitcher of the Week honor of the 2009 season. It is also the third all-conference honor for George Washington Baseball this season as Pat Lehman was Co-Pitcher of the Week and redshirt junior Sean Rockey was Co-Player of the Week.
LaPointe notched two wins and a save for the Colonials on the week, allowing one run on four hits in 9.1 innings pitched. In making his third start of the season on Mar. 24, LaPointe yielded one run with five strikeouts over five innings as GW edged Georgetown, 5-3. He tossed 3.2 innings of hitless relief in the Colonials' 8-7 (10) win over Richmond on Mar. 28. He also came in with one out in the ninth and a runner on first on Mar. 29 and closed out the game for his first save of the year. LaPointe is 4-0 with a 2.37 earned run average on the season.
The Colonials will return to action tomorrow against UMBC (3/31) with first pitch at 3:00 p.m This weekend the Colonials travel to St. Bonaventure (4/3-4/5) as they continue A-10 conference play. The Friday game is set to begin at 3:00 p.m., while the two weekend contests have 12:00 p.m. start times.