Kiro Honored As NECC Pitcher of the Week
Nashua - The New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) has
announced that Daniel Webster College baseball player Kory Kiro of
Goffstown, N.H. has been named the Conference's Pitcher of the
Kiro, a freshman, went 2-0 this past week, posting a perfect 0.00 ERA over a span of 10 innings, striking out 11 and walking five.
Kiro opened the week with a masterful, complete game seven-inning 1-0 victory at Mitchell College on April 23rd. Kiro scattered four hits in the contest, striking out eight and walking three.
Kiro followed with three innings of relief and was credited with the victory in the Eagles' 9-8 come-from-behind win over cross-town rival Rivier College on April 26th. With the Eagles trailing 8-3, Kiro shut the door on the Raiders over the final three innings allowing no hits and no runs, striking out three and walking two.
The Eagles won the game rallying for three runs in the bottom of the eighth and three more in the bottom of the ninth.
On the season, Kiro sports a 4-3 overall record with a 5.72 ERA in 50 1/3 innings pitched. He owns four complete games in 10 appearances having struck out 48 and walked 19.
At the plate, Kiro is hitting .243 with 13 RBI and two stolen bases.
The Eagles stand 6-24 overall and close out their 2009 campaign Tuesday afternoon at Norwich University.