Norton Named BIG EAST Pitcher of the Week

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (March 7, 2006) - Senior Tim Norton (Pascoag, R.I.) was named the BIG EAST Pitcher of the Week for the week ending March 5, as announced by the conference office on Tuesday.  Norton earned the accolade for his stellar play on March 3, 2006 in the Huskies’ 6-3 victory over New Orleans.

In the game, Norton threw seven scoreless innings, allowing only two hits to earn his first win of the season.  He faced 26 batters, struck out nine and only walked three. He currently holds a 1-1 record with a 0.69 ERA in 13 innings pitched.