ATLANTA – Birmingham-Southern baseball student-athlete Jake Cook (Oxford, Ala./Oxford HS) was name the Southern Athletic Association Baseball Pitcher of the Week, the conference announced Monday.
Cook threw six shutout innings in a 5-3 road win over the Oglethorpe Stormy Petrels on Friday. Cook struck out six batters and allowed just three hits during his outing. He did not walk any batters.
With the win over Oglethorpe, Cook's record improved to 6-3 on the year. He has pitched 58.2 innings this season and holds an ERA of 2.61, the best in the SAA.
Cook and his Panther teammates will travel to play Covenant on Tuesday, April 17 before the start of the SAA Tournament on Thursday, April 18.