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Baseball – Blackham nabs pitcher of the week honor


Baseball – Blackham nabs pitcher of the week honor

Matt BlackhamOVERLAND PARK, Kan. – Johnson County Community College sophomore pitcher Matt Blackham recently was named the Kansas Jayhawk Conference/Verizon Wireless Pitcher of the Week.

The sophomore right-hander pitched six innings of no-hit baseball to lead the Cavaliers to a 2-0 win over College of DuPage, last week. Blackham worked six innings and struck out 11 batters.

Last season, Blackham made 14 appearances on the hill, 12 as a starter. He finished 4-4 with 55 strikeouts in 52 innings, an ERA of 2.56 and held batters to a .196 average.


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