Sutherland Named HCAC Pitcher of the Week

Sutherland Named HCAC Pitcher of the Week

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. -- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology senior Daniel Sutherland has been named Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Week after a seven shutout inning performance at home against Illinois Weselyan on Sunday.

Sutherland's performance on the mound helped propel the Fightin' Engineers past Illinois Wesleyan with a 12-0 shutout in the finale of a three-game weekend set.  Sutherland allowed five singles with one strikeout and held the Titans to a .200 average in the win.

Sutherland has a 2-0 pitching record on the season and has pitched a total of 14 scoreless innings in 2016.

Rose-Hulman now stands 6-4 on the season and will host Spalding University on Wednesday. The Fightin' Engineers open conference play on the road against Earlham College over the weekend.