Pittman named athlete of week
Tuesday, March 11, 2014 11:23 AM
Luther baseball player Eric Pittman was named the male athlete of the week by the Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.
Pittman, a senior shortstop from Faribault, Minn., hit .466 (7-of-15) with a .600 slugging percentage, two doubles, seven runs scored and six RBI as Luther went 3-1 to open the season. He went 3-for-6 with a double, two runs scored and drove in two in the first game of a March 8 doubleheader against Wisconsin-Platteville, a 12-6 win. In game two, an 8-7 Norse win, he was 2-for-4 with a double, three runs scored, two RBI and two walks drawn. Pittman collected another two hits, two RBI and a stolen base in a 10-5 win over North Central (Ill.) March 9.
Pittman is the son of Dave and Molly Pittman.