ASHEVILLE, N.C. - Corey Rhoney of Tennessee Wesleyan is the Appalachian Athletic Conference Baseball Pitcher of the Week, the league announced Monday.
This is the Rhoney's third honor of the season and of his career.
Rhoney, a senior from Valdese, N.C., tossed a four-hit shutout as Tennessee Wesleyan defeated No. 15 Cumberland (Tenn.) 1-0. He walked none and struck out five in the complete-game victory.
For the season, Rhoney is 5-0 with a 3.14 ERA. He leads the conference in strikeouts per nine innings (8.51) as he has 46 in 48 2/3 innings pitched.
Tennessee Wesleyan is 27-11 overall and 10-2 in the AAC.