IRVING, Texas - East Carolina junior Seth Maness was named Conference USA Pitcher-of-the-Week after his complete game performance in a win over Marshall on Saturday afternoon the league office announced Monday afternoon.
Maness tossed his second career complete game against The Herd allowing three runs on eight hits with eight strikeouts. He improved to 8-2 on the season (with eight consecutive victories) and 4-0 in league play in five starts this season. With the win, the right-hander improved to 16-2 all-time against C-USA members. He retired the side three times including nine of his first 11 batters and faced 37 total batters, getting Marshall to ground out 12 times and fly out seven to go along with his eight punch outs.
The Pinehurst, N.C. native is the sixth player and third Pirate hurler to earn C-USA Pitcher-of-the Week honors joining Zach Woods (Apr. 5) and Kevin Brandt (Apr. 12).
Hitter-of-the-Week - Feb. 22 - Chris Duffy, OF, UCF; Mar. 1 - Corey Thompson, 3B, East Carolina; Mar. 8 - Cam Freeman, 2B, East Carolina and John Frost, DH, UAB; Mar. 15 - Victor Gomez, C, Marshall and Anthony Rendon, 3B, Rice; Mar. 22 - Tyler Huelsing, OF, Memphis and Rob Segedin, 3B, Tulane; Mar. 29 - Dustin Harrington, SS, East Carolina; Apr. 5 - Tyler Huelsing, OF, Memphis; Apr. 12 - Jeremy Rathjen, Rice; Apr. 19 - Anthony Rendon, Rice; Apr. 26 - Kurt Lipton, Marshall; May 3 -Dillon Day, OF, Southern Miss.
Pitcher-of-the-Week - Feb. 22 - Todd McInnis, RHP, Southern Miss; Mar. 1 - Conrad Flynn, Tulane; Mar. 8 - Michael Goodnight, RHP, Houston; Mar. 15 - Scott Copeland, RHP, Southern Miss; Mar. 22 - Ryan Fraser, RHP, Memphis; Mar. 29 - Brennon Martin, RHP, Memphis; Apr. 5 - Zach Woods, RHP, East Carolina and Taylor Wall, LHP, Rice; Apr. 12 - Kevin Brandt, East Carolina; Apr. 19 - Ryan Fraser, RHP, Memphis; Apr. 26 - Matt Petiton, LHP, Tulane; May 3 - Seth Maness, RHP, East Carolina.