Wheaton College (Ill.) Michael McCraith is named CCIW Pitcher of the Week

Wheaton senior Michael McCraith has been named the CCIW Baseball Pitcher of the Week, as announced by the conference office.

McCraith tossed a complete game shutout in Wheaton's 1-0 victory against Augustana last Friday. The senior allowed just two hits, with no walks and he struck out Augustana 10 batters to improve to 6-1 on the season.

McCraith leads all CCIW pitchers this season in strikeouts (71), victories (6) and opponent batting average (.178). He is second among conference pitchers in ERA (1.61) and innings pitched (56 IP).

Wheaton College sponsors 21 varsity sports, and Thunder teams compete at the NCAA Division III level. The Thunder Athletics program has won five NCAA Division III Championships since 1984, and Wheaton student-athletes have won 31 Division III individual National Championships all-time. For more information, visit athletics.wheaton.edu.

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