UofL BASEBALL | McKay Named ACC Pitcher of Week

04/17/2017 05:43 PM

UofL baseball pitcher Brendan McKay was recognized on Monday as the ACC Pitcher of the Week.

It’s the third time this season that the junior has been given the honor.

McKay got the start against Georgia Tech on Thursday night and was nearly flawless on the mound. He finished the game with eight strikeouts and held the Yellow Jackets on only one hit in eight innings of action, as the Cards cruised to a 3-0 win.

McKay was credited with the victory, giving him a 5-2 record on the mound this season.

The #2 Louisville Cardinals are back in action on Tuesday night when they face #10 Kentucky. First pitch from Lexington’s Cliff Hagan Stadium is scheduled for approximately seven eastern.

Andrew Chernoff

Andrew is a sports anchor and sports managing editor for Spectrum News. He covers sports all across the state of Kentucky for Sports Night, which airs weeknights at 6:30 and 10:30 on Spectrum News. Andrew was a sports anchor and reporter at KFDM/KBTV in Beaumont, Texas for four years before making the move back home to the Midwest. He is originally from Carmel, Indiana and majored in broadcast journalism and political science at Syracuse University.

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