Kocher Named Landmark Pitcher of Week

Kocher Named Landmark Pitcher of Week

TOWSON, Md. – After tossing his third career complete game on Sunday, Luc Kocher (Middlebury Center, Pa. / Elkland) has been named the Landmark Conference Baseball Pitcher of the Week for the period ending April 27.

Kocher and SU defeated Catholic 5-1 on Sunday afternoon to win the weekend series. The righty needed 111 pitches against the Cardinals and struck out seven batters, surrendering just one unearned run and four hits.

Kocher is 5-2 this season with a 1.61 ERA, best among SU starters. He has thrown 56.0 innings and given up just 10 earned runs while striking out 38, second best on the team. Kocher has given up only 12 walks and opponents are hitting .228 against him.

In the conference, Kocher is ranked second in ERA, is tied for second in wins, third in strikeouts and is fourth in innings pitched.

SU (25-11, 13-5), the No. 2 seed in the Landmark Conference playoffs, plays at Widener today at 4 p.m. before taking on No. 3 seed Catholic on Saturday at 2:30 p.m.