Kevin Hickey Named ASUN Pitcher of the Week

March 26, 2018 at 3:15 pm

USC Upstate senior Kevin Hickey has been named the ASUN Pitcher of the Week, league officials announced on Monday afternoon. It is the first weekly honor of his career and first for the Spartans in the 2018 season.

Hickey threw his first career complete game on Saturday against Dayton, scattering six hits and a walk in nine shutout innings as the Spartans claimed an 8-0 win. Hickey struck out five batters in the contest as he recorded the first complete game shutout for USC Upstate since May 23, 2013. Prior to Saturday, Hickey’s longest outing was 7.2 innings against Florida Gulf Coast on April 15, 2017.

USC Upstate travels to North Carolina A&T on Tuesday at 6 p.m.