ORONO - University of Maine junior pitcher Tommy Lawrence (West Haven, Conn.) was named the America East Pitcher of the Week on Monday for the fourth time this season. Lawrence led Maine to a 5-2 win over Binghamton on Sunday afternoon.

Lawrence pitched a complete game against the Bearcats, his third complete game of the season. After allowing single runs in the first two innings, Lawrence threw five consecutve scoreless innings. He allowed two runs, only one of which was earned, on seven hits. He struck out seven batters in the game. 



Lawrence is 5-2 on the season with a 2.04 ERA. He has allowed one earned run or less in six of his eight starts on the campaign. He has struck out 45 batters in 57.1 innings. 

The Black Bears return to action on Tuesday, April 9 when they host Thomas at 5 PM at Mahaney Diamond in Orono.