Westminster’s sophomore pitcher, Deion Hughes, is ranked first in the NCAA Division III Rankings for the second consecutive week in strikeouts per nine innings. He currently strikes out an average of 13.69 batters per nine innings.
Hughes holds a 8-0 record from the mound, the best record in the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SLIAC) and a Westminster season record, and a 1.50 ERA. He has pitched 48 innings and leads the conference with 73 strikeouts this season.
Hughes is also an attack from the plate. He ranks second on the team with a .384 batting average and leads the team with a .466 on base percentage.
Westminster will see the field again on Thursday, May 1, as they host #2 Webster University at 6:00 p.m.