ORONO, Maine -- University of Maine baseball pitchers Tommy Lawrence (West Haven, Conn.) and Jake Marks (Sarnia, Ontario) were both honored by America East on Monday. Lawrence was named the America East Pitcher of the Week, while Marks earned America East Rookie of the Week honors.
Lawrence pitched a complete game shutout against Stony Brook on Saturday afternoon. He allowed seven hits while striking out seven batters in the victory. Lawrence is 2-2 on the season with a 2.80 earned run average.
Marks made his first collegiate start on the mound last Tuesday in Maine's game at Florida Atlantic. He pitched a complete game shutout in which he allowed just three hits. He struck out a career-high eight batters in the game. He pitched the final inning in Maine's 8-3 win over Stony Brook on Sunday afternoon as Maine took two of three games from the Seawolves.
The Black Bears are scheduled to play their home-opener on Saturday, March 23 when they host Hartford for a doubleheader starting at 1 PM.