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McGrath Earns May WCC Pitcher of the Month

Patrick McGrath earned the May WCC Pitcher of the Month selection.

Patrick McGrath earned the May WCC Pitcher of the Month selection.

June 5, 2013

Junior Patrick McGrath earned West Coast Conference pitcher of the Month honors for the month of May, it was announced by the conference office on Wednesday. The selection was the second of the year for LMU, as Colin Welmon earned Pitcher of the Month for February.

McGrath went 2-0 with a 1.20 ERA over two starts in the month of May. He allowed just two runs over 15 innings of work, surrendering only 10 hits and three walks while striking out 11. McGrath beat BYU and Santa Clara, including tossing his first career complete game against the Broncos on May 18. McGrath went the distance and needed only 91 pitches to complete the game, allowing just one run on four hits and no walks while striking out six. The victory pushed McGrath's record to 5-2 on the season, while he finished the year with a 2.43 ERA, including a 1.38 ERA against WCC opponents.

LMU, which took home four WCC weekly honors and two monthly selections this season, finished the 2013 campaign with a 24-27 overall record and a 12-12 mark in the WCC.

 

 

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