LINDSBORG — Bethany College junior Clayton Cozzitorto has been named the KCAC Baseball Pitcher of the Week.
Cozzitorto threw a complete-game shutout against conference opponent Ottawa University on Saturday. Through seven innings, he allowed only four hits and one walk, striking out five. Cozzitorto's performance fueled a 1-0 victory for the Swedes.
Cozzitorto is currently 6-5 on the year with a 3.42 earned run average and an opponent batting average of .245.
This is the fourth KCAC Athlete of the Week honor for Bethany baseball this season. Dan Eck earned KCAC Pitcher of the Week honors in Week One (Feb. 17), Week Five (March 17) and Week Seven (March 27).
The Swedes kick off the KCAC Tournament on Wednesday in Great Bend with a 7 p.m. matchup against the University of Saint Mary.