Surging Indiana State pitcher Collin Liberatore garners conference honors
Collin Liberatore has been dealing, as they say. The big right-hander has found a groove in the Indiana State pitching rotation and is taking full advantage of his opportunity.
Liberatore, a Greensburg Central Catholic product who began his college career at Pitt before transferring, is 8-0 this season and has garnered conference accolades.
He was named the Missouri Valley Conference Pitcher of the Week after a recent outing that was slightly better than your average quality start.
The redshirt junior struck out a career-high 10 hitters, allowed just two hits and walked one over eight innings in a 7-2 win over Southern Illinois. He retired seven straight batters before departing that game.
Liberatore has a 2.00 ERA and has given up 16 runs in 72 innings. He has 49 strikeouts and 19 walks. He has gone at least 7 2/3 innings in his last five starts.
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