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Charlotte, N.C. – Riley Huge Named Big South Starting Pitcher Of The Week For The Second Straight Week

Baseball pitcher breaking records.

Charlotte, N.C. – Riley Huge Named Big South Starting Pitcher Of The Week For The Second Straight Week

Winthrop University’s senior left-handed pitcher, Riley Huge, has been named the Big South Starting Pitcher of the Week for games played between February 26 and March 3. This accolade marks the second consecutive week Huge has received this honor, showcasing his exceptional performance on the mound.

Record-Breaking Performance

In his standout performance of the week, Huge took to the mound in the first game of a three-game series against Maine. He delivered an outstanding display, pitching 7.2 innings with only one hit and two walks while recording a staggering 20 strikeouts out of the 23 outs he secured. This exceptional feat is believed to be the all-time single-game record for strikeouts in the Big South conference and the most by any NCAA pitcher since 2017.

Setting New Records

Huge’s remarkable 20 strikeouts in a single game surpassed the Winthrop University’s previous record held by Kevin Slowey. His dominant performance against Maine included striking out the first six hitters he faced and factoring into 22 out of 23 outs, comprising of 20 strikeouts and two groundouts back to the mound.

Consistent Excellence

This recognition as the Big South Starting Pitcher of the Week for the second consecutive week highlights Huge’s consistent excellence on the field. His stellar pitching not only led Winthrop to an 8-0 victory over Maine but also solidified his reputation as a standout player in the conference.

With this latest accolade, Riley Huge continues to make a significant impact on Winthrop University’s baseball program and demonstrates his unwavering dedication to success on the diamond. As he looks forward to upcoming games, all eyes will be on Huge as he aims to maintain his exceptional form and lead his team to further victories.


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