Missouri pitcher awarded with SEC honors

3 months 1 week 16 hours ago Monday, April 09 2018 Apr 9, 2018 Monday, April 09, 2018 4:17:00 PM CDT April 09, 2018 in Sports
By: Nathalie Jones, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

COLUMBIA - The SEC named Missouri's Michael Plassmeyer as SEC co-pitcher of the week on Monday, following his first career shutout on Saturday versus Alabama. 

In the shutout, Plassmeyer only allowed four baserunners, striking out seven batters on the day. The junior pitcher retired 16-straight hitters from the first to the sixth inning, which was the longest streak of retired batters for the program this season and in Plassmeyer's career. 

The shutout over Alabama marked his fourth start in conference play, pitching 29.1  SEC innings. In conference play, Plassmeyer has only allowed four runs, 20 hits and four walks. 

Plassmeyer now ranks fifth in the SEC among pitchers with a 1.99 ERA and second in strikeouts with 65. 

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