Named New England Collegiate Baseball League's
USC senior Ben Mount
caps an impressive summer with top honors.
LOS ANGELES--Coming off a tremendous summer campaign with the Holyoke Blue Sox of the New England Collegiate League, USC senior pitcher Ben Mount received the Robin Roberts Award last week.
The award is given to the league's top starting pitcher.
went 6-1 with a 1.14 ERA in nine appearances for the Blue Sox, including a complete-game playoff victory over Vermont.
In 51 1/3 innings, he
allowed 36 hits with 16 walks and an impressive 56 strikeouts.
Last season as a junior, Mount
posted a 1-2 record with a 5.15 ERA and four saves, making four starts in 22 appearances for the Trojans
In 43 2/3 innings, he
allowed 51 hits and 25 earned runs with 22 walks and 30 strikeouts.