Johnstone earns Co-Pitcher of the Week award
Wake Forest senior pitcher Connor Johnstone was named the ACC Co-Pitcher of the Week after shutting out Miami on Sunday.
He also earned the honor after tossing his first complete-game shutout over Nicholls on opening weekend.
Johnstone becomes the first Deacon to earn Pitcher of the Week honors twice in a season since Tim Cooney did so in 2012.
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This week, Johnstone shares the honor with Florida State's Tyler Holton, who threw seven hitless innings against North Carolina.
Johnstone improved to 4-0 and became the first Deacon to record two complete-game shutouts in a year since Scott Simeon did so in 2000. He surrendered no walks and three hits as he finished his outing in just 96 pitches.
He helped the Deacons to a 3-1 week, including a series victory over the Hurricanes in Coral Gables, the program's first-ever. Wake Forest is now ranked in the top 25 of all five polls released and as high as 17th by Baseball America.
N.C. Central: Freshman Carter Williams picked up his second weekly honor of the year as he was named MEAC Player of the Week on Monday.
Campbell: Alex Yarem has been named Big South Co-Pitcher of the Week, announced by the conference office on Monday.
Elon: After being named the Colonial Athletic Association's Baseball Player of the Week earlier in the day, senior outfielder Kyle Jackson was among those recognized by one of Collegiate Baseball's National Players of the Week on Monday.
St. Augustine’s: On Monday, Falcons pitcher Marquis Johnson hurled a no-hitter in the second game of a CIAA baseball doubleheader against Chowan that was suspended in the ninth inning due to rain at the USA Baseball National Training Complex. The Falcons lost the first game 6-0.
Duke: Senior faceoff specialist Kyle Rowe’s phenomenal Sunday night performance against No. 16 North Carolina has earned him his first ACC Defensive Player of the Week honor this season. Rowe won 17 of 24 draws overall as the Blue Devils rallied to beat the Tar Heels 12-8.
Wake Forest: Assistant coach Megan Jessee has accepted a head coaching position at Rhode Island. Jessee spent nine seasons as an assistant with the Demon Deacons, primarily overseeing the goalkeepers.
ECU: The host Pirates and Coastal Carolina are tied for the team lead at 17-over-par 593 after two rounds at the 2017 East Carolina Intercollegiate being played at the par-72, 6,708-yard Brook Valley Country Club.
Campbell: Nadine White is tied for 20th individually, and Campbell is in 12th place after 36 holes Monday of the Web.com Intercollegiate women’s golf tournament at Marsh Landing Country Club.
From news releases