Perfect Game names Logan Allen its Pitcher of the Week

FIU Athletics

One day after earning the Conference USA Pitcher of the Week award, Logan Allen hauled in the Perfect Game Pitcher of the Week award as well.Allen tossed eight shutout innings in FIU’s 8-4 win over Western Kentucky on Sunday.Allen, who matched a career-high in innings pitched, limited the Hilltoppers to four hits. The left-hander allowed no runs, one walk and struck out seven to record his fifth win of the season. Allen retired the last 11 batters he faced.The win Sunday clinched a berth for FIU in the Conference USA Tournament beginning May 23 in Biloxi, Mississippi.Allen is now 5-5 with a 4.00 ERA in his first college season. He is second on the team with five wins behind junior right-hander Andres Nunez, who is 6-2. Allen leads FIU with 81 strikeouts.Before taking the mound Sunday, Allen went 7 for 10 with two doubles and a home run in the first two games of the series against WKU.The C-USA weekly award is the first for Allen and the third of the season for the Panthers. Previously, Nunez (Apr. 23) won the C-USA Pitcher of the Week. Second baseman Eddie Silva won the C-USA Hitter of the Week honor on April 30.On deck, FIU closes the regular season schedule with a three-game series against Rice beginning at 7 p.m. Thursday from Infinity Insurance Park.Print Friendly Version

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