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Lambert Named Big South Pitcher of the Week
Liberty pitcher Trey Lambert has been named the Big South Conference Pitcher of the Week for games played April 15-21, the conference announced today.
Lambert, a junior from Tazewell, Va. struck out nine Winthrop hitters, en route to a complete game, 3-1 win over the Eagles, yesterday. After allowing a run in the first inning, Lambert pitched eight scoreless innings. With the win, the right-hander moves to 6-3 on the year. He leads the Flames in both wins and innings pitched (61.2).
Lambert allowed the Eagles six hits, a .188 average at the plate and walked just one batter, Sunday. The performance was his second consecutive complete game and third of the season for the right-hander. The honor marks his first Pitcher of the Week plaudit of his career.
Lambert and the Flames begin a five-game road swing, tomorrow. Liberty will travel to College Park, Md., for a non-conference meeting with the Maryland Terrapins. First pitch is scheduled for 4 p.m. at Bob "Turtle" Smith Stadium.