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Hickey Named Ivy League Pitcher Of Week

David Hickey. (photo by Sam Rubin '95, Yale Sports Publicity)
David Hickey. (photo by Sam Rubin '95, Yale Sports Publicity)

Tossed 11 Shutout Innings In Two Games

NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Junior David Hickey, who pitched 11 scoreless innings last week and earned a pair of victories, was named the Ivy League Pitcher of the Week.

Hickey's top performance came in a 1-0 victory over Penn. He pitched all nine innings, struck out a career-high 11 and limited the Quakers to just four hits. Earlier in the week, Hickey was the starting pitcher against UConn, tossed two scoreless innings and struck out three on a "staff day." The Bulldogs went on to a 15-5 victory over the Huskies.

On the season, Hickey is striking out nearly eight hitters per nine innings, and opponents are batting just .235 against him.

Hickey is a Darien, Conn., native and earned All-FCIAC honors in 2010 at Darien High School.

In addition, sophomore Green Campbell was named to the Honor Roll. In four games last week, Campbell batted .500 (6-of-12) with a double and four RBI.

The Bulldogs are back in action on Wednesday when they play at Fairfield at 3:30 p.m.

Report filed by Tim Bennett, Yale Sports Publicity