GREENWOOD, IND. -- Defiance College sophomore pitcher Paris Creek (Bryan) has been named this week's Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference "Pitcher of the Week."
Creek helped the Yellow Jackets post a 2-2 record this past week while making three apperances on the mound, including one start. He ended the week with a 1-0 record and a 0.93 earned run average to go along with six strikeouts in 9.2 total innings.
Creek recorded his win in a 4-1 victory against Bluffton University in which he started the game and went eight innings allowing just an unearned run and had four strikeouts.
For the season, Creek has appeared in 12 games with three starts. He is currently third on the team in ERA at 2.89 and has a 2-1 record. He has struck out 13 batters so far in 28.0 innings.
Defiance will host Bluffton in the second HCAC meeting of the season tomorrow (Tuesday, Apr. 17) at Craig A. Rutter Field. The game is scheduled to begin at 4:15 p.m.