McFarland named SCAC Pitcher of the Week
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McFarland named SCAC Pitcher of the Week
Tuesday, April 7, 2015

SHREVEPORT, La. – Centenary’s Jake McFarland was named Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Week for his effort this weekend against the University of Dallas, as announced by the conference office.

McFarland posted a career-high outing against the Crusaders. The senior left-hander tallied a career-best eight innings on the mound and fanned a career-high eight, holding UD to only four hits and one walk in the 1-0 victory. Dallas only averaged .143 at the plate on the day.

The Osage City, Kan., native is 4-1 on the hill with a 2.80 ERA in 35.1 innings pitched. He’s struck out 22 batters and only allowed five walks in seven starts on the campaign His four wins place him fifth in the SCAC while his ERA is sixth overall.

McFarland joins Taylor Henry in being tabbed conference pitcher of the week this season as Henry received the honor the previous week.

Centenary returns to action on Tuesday, April 7 as it travels to LeTourneau University. First pitch is slated for 7 p.m.