Posted: Apr 8, 2013 3:37 PM
KANSAS CITY - Central Methodist pitcher Drew Greiwe was named the Heart of America Athletic
Conference Baseball Pitcher of the Week, the league office announced Monday.
Greiwe tossed the first perfect game in Central Methodist history over the weekend as the Eagles won five of six contests last week. A senior from Macon, Mo., he recorded nine strikeouts as he retired all 21 batters faced in a 7-0 win over Graceland.
Greiwe's perfect game is the second in the NAIA this season, joining Doane's (Neb.) Elliott Engle who accomplished the feat on March 18 against NCCAA institution Manhattan Christian (Kan.).
Greiwe picked up his 12th career win, tying Mark Harvey (1998-2002) and Brian O'Bannon (1993-95) for ninth all-time in school history.
Greiwe will represent the conference in the running for the NAIA Baseball Pitcher of the Week award, which will be announced on Tuesday.