Maguire Named Akadema/Northeast Conference Rookie of the Week

(Fairfield, CT) - Sacred Heart Baseball freshman pitcher Robbie Maguire (Brooklyn, NY) has been named Akadema Rookie of the Week by the Northeast Conference, announced Monday afternoon. 

The righty came out of the bullpen Saturday afternoon in the second game of a doubleheader and shut down the CCSU Blue Devils over 2.1 stellar innings of relief in a come-from-behind 8-6 win for the Pioneers.

He allowed two hits with no walks in allowing Sacred Heart to make its late-inning comeback.  He struck out four, including the side to end the game after the Pioneers took the lead on a two-out RBI single by Hunter Phillips

He is now 3-0 with a 2.53 ERA, lowest on the staff amongst those with 20 innings or more pitched.  He has struck out 22 batters against 8 walks in 21.1 innings pitched.