UCA's Caudle Earns SLC Award

By Wess Moore, FOX 16 Sports Director

Published 04/07 2014 10:10PM

Updated 04/07 2014 10:13PM

University of Central Arkansas Bears
University of Central Arkansas Bears

CONWAY, AR- University of Central Arkansas right hander Chris Caudle earned the Southland Conference Pitcher of the Week honors on Monday after throwing a one-hit shutout against Southeastern Louisiana on Saturday.

Caudle, a junior from Greenwood and a transfer from Crowder College, allowed a third-inning infield single as the Lions’ only hit. He retired the final 16 batters of the game, striking out five and walking just one batter.

Caudle, who carried a no-hitter into the seventh inning earlier this season against Illinois State, improved to 5-2 overall with his third complete game of the season. He lowered his earned-run average to 2.66 on the season. Caudle has allowed seven or less hits in five of his six starts this season.

UCA beat SLU 3-0 on Saturday in a game that took only 1:35 with Caudle throwing just 97 pitches.

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