Immediate Release –Sports
April 18, 2017
Sinclair pitcher earns OCCAC Baseball Pitcher of the Week honors for 3rd time
By Nicholas Huenefeld/OCCAC Sports Information
Dayton, Ohio---Justine Barnes (Lakeland), Racquel Ward (Cuyahoga), John Shutrump (Sinclair) and Matt Starcovic (Cuyahoga) comprise the group of four student-athletes who earned player and pitcher of the week recognition in the OCCAC for baseball and softball the week of April 10-16.
OCCAC Baseball Pitcher of the Week
John Shutrump (SO/RHP – Mason H.S.), Sinclair C.C.
Shutrump, a sophomore pitcher for Sinclair Community College, went 1-0 with a 0.00 ERA over 6.1 innings in his team's 7-1 win over Lakeland last week. He allowed seven hits and struck out two while walking none.
Shutrump is now 7-1 overall this year with a 2.79 ERA and three complete games. In 48.1 innings, he has struck out 24 while allowing 56 hits and walking eight. His team is 29-8 overall and 10-2 in OCCAC play. They will host Vincennes University this afternoon.
This is his third OCCAC Pitcher of the Week award this season after back-to-back honors.
Sinclair is 29-8 overall this year and currently ranked 5th in NJCAA Division II. The Pride will travel to Kalamazoo Valley CC this weekend for a 3 game Region XII series starting Saturday.