FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

 

 

April 14, 2008

 

 

 

ERIC THIBAULT NAMED LITTLE EAST CONFERENCE PITCHER OF THE WEEK

 

 

 

Providence, RIóRhode Island College senior pitcher Eric Thibault (Somerset, MA) was named the Little East Conference Baseball Pitcher of the Week for his performance vs. UMass Boston on Sunday, Apr. 13.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thibault tossed a complete-game shutout in a 7-0 win over the Beacons, carrying a no-hitter into the fifth inning. He surrendered five hits, while striking out five Beacon hitters, to earn his conference-best fifth (5-1) victory of the campaign.

 

 

 

On the season, Thibault has appeared in seven games, starting five of them. He owns a 3.24 ERA with 26 strikeouts in 41.2 innings of work.

 

 

 

Head Coach Jay Grenierís team is currently 18-7 overall and 7-1 (first place) in the Little East Conference. In upcoming action, RIC will play at Elms this evening at 7:30 p.m.

 

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