University of Maine baseball junior pitcher Tommy Lawrence (West Haven, Conn.) was named the America East Pitcher of the Week on Monday. It is the third pitcher of the week honor for Lawrence this season, who also earned the honor on Feb. 25 and March 18. 

Lawrence got the start and went eight innings against Hartford on Saturday afternoon. He took a no-hitter into the seventh inning and finished the game by allowing just one hit and one unearned run. Lawrence struck out eight batters in the game while walking just one. 

Lawrence put together a string of 15 straight scoreless innings before allowing the run on Saturday at Hartford. He is 3-2 on the season with a 2.28 earned run average. In 43.1 innings on the season, Lawrence has struck out 33 batters while allowing just nine walks. 

Maine returns to action on Saturday, March 30 when it travels to Albany for an America East series.


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