DENVER - Nevada right-handed pitcher Ryan Rodriguez have been named the Western Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Week for March 12-18.
Rodriguez, a senior from Reno, Nev. (McQueen HS), tossed a complete game shutout as Nevada blanked Utah Valley State, 11-0, on Friday afternoon. He allowed seven hits, walked none and struck out five in the game to even his season mark at 3-3. The win was the 26th of his career which now ranks him alone in second place in school history. It was his third career shutout and first since his freshman year when he pitched two. The complete game was the fourth in his career. Friday’s start was his 57th consecutive start since coming to campus and he has ranks second in school history with 275 strikeouts and 333.0 innings pitched.